Quotes: photographer

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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
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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
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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
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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.
  • Digital art software has empowered both the painterly side of photographers, and the photographer side of painters.
  • 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
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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
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    In America, the photographer is not simply the person who records the past, but the one who invents it.
  • 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.
  • Ansel Adams
    Ansel Adams
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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
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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
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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.
  • Caleb Deschanel
    Caleb Deschanel
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    The great photographers of life - like Diane Arbus and Walker Evans and Robert Frank - all must have had some special quality: a personality of nurturing and non-judgment that frees the subjects to reveal their most intimate reality. It really is what makes a great photographer, every bit as much as understanding composition and lighting.
  • Susan Sontag
    Susan Sontag
    American writer, filmmaker, teacher, and political activist 1933-2004
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    The painter constructs, the photographer discloses.
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