Quote of the week – Ansel Adams #4

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Portrait of Ansel Adams by J. Malcolm Greany. Image via Wikimedia Commons.

Quote of the week – Ansel Adams #4

As with all creative work, the craft must be adequate for the demands of expression

 Ansel Adams

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Quote of the week – Edward S. Curtis #2

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Edward S. Curtis – Self-portrait Published in 1910, possibly earlier. 

Good pictures are the result of long study rather than chance.

Edward S. Curtis“Popular Photography and Imaging” January 2007 (PDEF version), p.167

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Quote of the week – Anton Corbijn #2

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Quote of the week – Anton Corbijn #2

I don’t crop my images and I always shoot handheld. By doing that I build in a kind of imperfection and this helps to emphasize reality.

Anton Corbijn

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Quote of the week – Wynn Bullock #2

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Wynn Bullock, Photographer 2, 1966
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Quote of the week – Wynn Bullock #2

What you see is real – but only on the particular level to which you’ve developed your sense of seeing. You can expand your reality by developing new ways of perceiving.

Wynn Bullock

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Quote of the week – Minor White #2

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Minor White, portrait by Gerald Ratto

I’m always mentally photographing everything as practice.

Minor White

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Quote of the week – Brassaï #2

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A negative doesn’t mean anything for a photographer of my type. It’s the printing by its creator alone that matters.

 Brassai On his stipulation that none of his photographs be printed posthumously

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Quote of the week – Edward Weston #3

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Quote of the week – Edward Weston #3

When the subject matter is forced to fit into preconceived patterns, there can be no freshness of vision. Following rules of composition can only lead to a tedious repetition of pictorial cliches.

Edward Weston

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Quote of the week – Ansel Adams #3

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Portrait of Ansel Adams by J. Malcolm Greany. Image via Wikimedia Commons.

 

Quote of the week – Ansel Adams #3

Sometimes I do get to places just when God’s ready to have somebody click the shutter.

Ansel Adams

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Quote of the week – Robert Capa

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Capa on assignment in Spain, using a Filmo 16 mm movie camera, photographed by Gerda Taro.

 

War is like an aging actress: more and more dangerous and less and less photogenic.

 Robert Capa

Great Themes : LIFE Library of Photography by Time-Life (Editor) , Page: 213

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Quote of the week – Edward S. Curtis

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Edward S. Curtis – Self-portrait Published in 1910, possibly earlier.

I am beginning to believe that nothing is quite so uncertain as facts.

Edward S. Curtis 1937

 

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Quote of the week – Brassaï

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Quote of the week – Brassaï

After twenty years you can begin to be sure of what camera will do.

 Brassai

[cited in Creative Camera May 1972, p. 148]

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Quote Of The Week – Anton Corbijn

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Quote Of The Week – Anton Corbijn

Limit your tools, focus on one thing, and just make it work… you become very inventive with the restrictions you give yourself.

 Anton Corbijn

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