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Terms Of Service
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Who sees the human face correctly: the photographer, the mirror, or the painter?
A photographer without a magazine behind him is like a farmer without fields.
Everyone with a cell phone thinks they're a photographer. Everyone with a laptop thinks they're a journalist. But they have no training, and they have no idea of what we keep to in terms of standards, as in what's far out and what's reality. And they have no dedication to truth.
When you are a photographer, you work all the time, because your eye is the first camera.
I do have my own personal convictions and values, and I live by those. But as an artist, as a portrait photographer, my job is to tell the truth and to capture someone's spirit on a certain day. And it's never the whole truth; it's the truth I experience in a very intense and intimate fashion.
People are at their best when they can be natural. And that's the hardest thing as a photographer.
Think of an economy where people could be an artist or a photographer or a writer without worrying about keeping their day job in order to have health insurance.
There are always two people in every picture: the photographer and the viewer.
Anybody can be a great photographer if they zoom in enough on what they love.
Every photograph is the photographer's opinion about something. It's how they feel about something: what they think is horrible, tragic, funny.
Mary Ellen Mark
I would like to become a better photographer. I'm working on that.
It is the photographer, not the camera, that is the instrument.
It takes a lot of imagination to be a good photographer. You need less imagination to be a painter because you can invent things. But in photography everything is so ordinary; it takes a lot of looking before you learn to see the extraordinary.
No photographer is as good as the simplest camera.
I'm not a photographer, so I didn't get into F-stops or ND filters or background, foreground, cross-light, all that stuff. But I was interested in the camera and the lenses. That's the world that I'm moving in, in terms of acting and giving a performance.
Every time I take a photo, it goes into SnapSeed. Even if it's just a price tag on something, it still goes into SnapSeed, and I start editing it. I'm not a photographer, so I need all the help I can get when it comes to make a picture look cool.
If the chemistry is right between star and photographer and the geometry of the pictures pleases the star, often the two people end up with a long-term professional friendship during which they continue to work together and to produce highly personal images.
My job as a portrait photographer is to seduce, amuse and entertain.
A good photographer can make you look incredible, even when you're not feeling very sexy.
Landscape photography is the supreme test of the photographer - and often the supreme disappointment.
The subject matter is so much more important than the photographer.
The painter constructs, the photographer discloses.
I don't see myself as a photographer. I still see the photographs and collages as a resource for the painting.
I love storytelling, I love being a visual person, and it just made perfect sense to be an underwater photographer and explore the ocean and work with scientists.
Photographer James Nachtwey has spent his professional life in the places people most want to avoid: war zones and refugee camps, the city flattened by an earthquake, the village swallowed by a flood, the farm hollowed out by famine.
I didn't decide to be a photographer; I just happened to fall into it.
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