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  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    A photographer is like a cod, which produces a million eggs in order that one may reach maturity.
  • Bill Brandt
    Bill Brandt
    British photographer and photojournalist 1904-1983
    Bill Brandt
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    A photographer must be prepared to catch and hold on to those elements which give distinction to the subject or lend it atmosphere.
    Source: Bill Brandt: selected texts and bibliography
  • Bill Brandt
    Bill Brandt
    British photographer and photojournalist 1904-1983
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    And only the photographer himself knows the effect he wants. He should know by instinct, grounded in experience, what subjects are enhanced by hard or soft, light or dark treatment.
  • Beeban Kidron
    Beeban Kidron
    British filmmaker 1961-
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    At 99 and after a long stay in a nursing home, the death of legendary photographer Eve Arnold was hardly a surprise - though she may have been just a little annoyed to quit a few months short of 100.
  • Buffy Sainte-Marie
    Buffy Sainte-Marie
    Indigenous Canadian-American singer-songwriter and musician 1941-
    Buffy Sainte-Marie
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    Digital art software has empowered both the painterly side of photographers, and the photographer side of painters.
  • Alfred Eisenstaedt
    Alfred Eisenstaedt
    German-born American photographer and photojournalist 1898-1995
    Alfred Eisenstaedt
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    I dream that someday the step between my mind and my finger will no longer be needed. And that simply by blinking my eyes, I shall make pictures. Then, I think, I shall really have become a photographer.
  • Carine Roitfeld
    Carine Roitfeld
    French fashion editor 1954-
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    If Caravaggio was a photographer today, I would love to work with him. I love his dark vision - I have a dark vision.
  • Susan Sontag
    Susan Sontag
    American writer, filmmaker, teacher, and political activist 1933-2004
    Susan Sontag
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    In America, the photographer is not simply the person who records the past, but the one who invents it.
  • Bill Brandt
    Bill Brandt
    British photographer and photojournalist 1904-1983
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    It is part of the photographer's job to see more intensely than most people do. He must have and keep in him something of the receptiveness of the child who looks at the world for the first time or of the traveler who enters a strange country.
    Source: Bill Brandt, behind the camera: photographs 1928-1983
  • David Bailey
    David Bailey
    English fashion and portrait 1938-
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    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 ordinary.
  • Boman Irani
    Boman Irani
    Indian actor 1959-
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    It used to bug me that I couldn't even afford to take my family for a proper holiday. I didn't have any professional knowledge, and getting a photographer's job in a magazine was out of the question. So, armed with a Pentax K1000, I started going to various maidans of Mumbai, looking for subjects.
  • Ansel Adams
    Ansel Adams
    American landscape photographer and environmentalist 1902-1984
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    Landscape photography is the supreme test of the photographer - and often the supreme disappointment.
  • Minor White
    Minor White
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    No matter how slow the film, Spirit always stands still long enough for the photographer It has chosen.
  • Bill Brandt
    Bill Brandt
    British photographer and photojournalist 1904-1983
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    Sometimes they are a matter of luck; the photographer could not expect or hope for them. Sometimes they are a matter of patience, waiting for an effect to be repeated that he has seen and lost or for one that he anticipates.
  • Carine Roitfeld
    Carine Roitfeld
    French fashion editor 1954-
    Carine Roitfeld
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    The fashion industry certainly has its obscene sides. The cost of a coat can be obscene. So can the cost of a photo shoot if you're working with a really good photographer.
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