It is an illusion that photos are made with the camera... they are made with the eye, heart and head.— Henri Cartier-Bresson
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Life is like a camera focus on whats important and youll capture it perfectly.
Life is like a camera. Focus on what's important. Capture the good times. And if things don't work out, just take another shot.
I saw that the camera could be a weapon against poverty, against racism, against all sorts of social wrongs. I knew at that point I had to have a camera.
Life is like a camera. Focus on what is important, capture the good times, develop from the negatives and if thing don't work out, take another shot.
You don't make a photograph just with a camera.
You bring to the act of photography all the pictures you have seen, the books you have read, the music you have heard, the people you have loved.
I'm funny on camera sometimes. In life, once in a while. Once in a while.
My life is shaped by the urgent need to wander and observe, and my camera is my passport.
No matter how sophisticated the camera, the photographer is still the one that makes the picture.
The camera is an instrument that teaches people how to see without a camera.
I don’t have a philosophy. I have a camera. I look into the camera and take pictures. My photographs are the tiniest part of what I see that could be photographed. They are fragments of endless possibilities.
If I knew how to take a good photograph, I'd do it every time.
Sometimes I feel as if we are all trapped in a movie.
We know our lines, where to walk, how to act, only there is no camera. Yet, we can't break out of the movie. And it's a bad one.
I plan to join the 'SNL' band as a maraca player and stand behind saxophonist Lenny Pickett. That way they will at least cut to me before commercial breaks. I'll be sure to look right into camera.
The whole point of taking pictures is so that you don't have to explain things with words.
Look and think before opening the shutter. The heart and mind are the true lens of the camera.
My dream concept is that I have a camera and I am trying to photograph what is essentially invisible. And every once in a while I get a glimpse of her and I grab that picture.
It's more important for a photographer to have very good shoes, than to have a very good camera
People think that all cameramen do is point the camera at things, but it's a heck of a lot more complicated than that.
Oh yeah - I watched Knife in the Water, saw the shot, and repeated it.
But even if I hadn't seen that film, inevitably the camera would've ended up on top of that mast, I mean if you think of it there are only so many dynamic shots on a boat.
There is 3 key things for good photography: the camera,lighting and... Photoshop
You don't rehearse jazz to death to get the camera angles.
You have a 45mm automatic pistol on your lap, and I have a 35mm camera on my lap, and my weapon is just as powerful as yours. (To Black Panther militant Eldridge Cleaver)
Skills are never taught, they are acquired. I can give you a camera, but can't feed your vision.
I picked up a camera because it was my choice of weapons against what I hated most about the universe: racism, intolerance, poverty.
I have always avoided photographing in the studio.
A woman does not spend her life sitting or standing in front of a seamless white paper background. Although it makes my life more complicated, I prefer to take my camera out into the street... and places that are out of bounds for photographers have always had a special attraction for me.
I'm definitely a Polaroid camera girl.
For me, what I'm really excited about is bringing back the artistry and the nature of Polaroid.
You don't have to pose your camera. The pictures are there, and you just take them. The truth is the best picture, the best propaganda. (On the Spanish Civil War, 1937)
A photographer went to a socialite party in New York.
As he entered the front door, the host said 'I love your pictures - they're wonderful; you must have a fantastic camera.' He said nothing until dinner was finished, then: 'That was a wonderful dinner; you must have a terrific stove.
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The digital camera is a great invention because it allows us to reminisce. Instantly.
Animals give me more pleasure through the viewfinder of a camera than they ever did in the crosshairs of a gunsight.
Of course, the camera is a far more objective and trustworthy witness than a human being. We know that a Brueghel or Goya or James Ensor can have visions or hallucinations, but it is generally admitted that a camera can photograph only what is actually there, standing in the real world before its lens.
When you move the camera, or you do a shot like the crane down (in Shawshank) with them standing on the edge of the roof, then it's got to mean something. You've got to know why you're doing it; it's got to be for a reason within the story, and to further the story.
It seems positively unnatural to travel without taking a camera along.
.. The very activity of taking pictures is soothing and assuages general feelings of disorientation that are likely to be exacerbated by travel.
For me, the camera is a sketch book, an instrument of intuition and spontaneity.
If I could tell the story in words, I wouldn't need to lug around a camera.
Photography is a very subtle thing. You must let the camera take you by the hand, as it were, and lead you into your subject.
At best Americans give but a limited attention to history.
Too much happens too rapidly, and before we can evaluate it, or exhaust its meaning or pleasure, there is something new to concern us. Ours is the tempo of the motion picture, not that of the still camera, and we waste experience as we wasted the forest.