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Ten Quotes That Inspire Us

By David Parrish

Posted: 12/11/13

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"Light makes photography. Embrace light. Admire it. Love it. But above all, know light. Know it for all you are worth, and you will know the key to photography."

-George Eastman

 

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"Dodging and burning are steps to take care of mistakes God made in establishing tonal relationships."

- Ansel Adams

 

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“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.”

- Pablo Picasso

 

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"Like all photographers, I depend on serendipity... I pray for what might be referred to as the angel of chance."

- Sally Mann

 

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"Why do most great pictures look uncontrived? Why do photographers bother with the deception, especially since it so often requires the hardest work of all? The answer is, I think, that the deception is necessary if the goal of art is to be reached: only pictures that look as if they had been easily made can convincingly suggest that beauty is commonplace."

- Robert Adams

 

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“A portrait is not made in the camera but on either side of it.”

– Edward Steichen

 

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“Which of my photographs is my favorite? The one I’m going to take tomorrow.”

– Imogen Cunningham

 

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"Remember that the person you are photographing is 50% of the portrait and you are the other 50%. You need the model as much as he or she needs you. If they don’t want to help you, it will be a very dull picture."

– Lord Patrick Lichfield

 

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Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary.

– Cecil Beaton

 

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“When I have a camera in my hand, I know no fear.”

— Alfred Eisenstaedt 



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