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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Photography is about capturing souls, not smiles.
A window covered with raindrops interests me more than a photograph of a famous person.
Life is like photography. You need the negatives to develop.
A photograph is the pause button of life.
Only photography has been able to divide human life into a series of moments, each of them has the value of a complete existence.
I am forever chasing light. Light turns the ordinary into the magical.
You only get one sunrise and one sunset a day, and you only get so many days on the planet. A good photographer does the math and doesn't waste either.
Life is like photography we develop from the negatives.
I like to make people a little uncomfortable.
It encourages them to examine who they are and why they think the way they do.
I'm not an abstractionist. I'm not interested in the relationship of color or form or anything else. I'm interested only in expressing basic human emotions: tragedy, ecstasy, doom, and so on.
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.
Life is like photography, you use the negatives to develop
The biggest cliche in Photography is Sunrise and Sunset.
[Photography] ties back into this feeling of wanting to watch things fall and the moment before they break. Fireworks are that way for me - this lovely thing that blows up and is gone. It all goes back to this desire to record things before they disappear - the original reason we take pictures, right?
Nothing is ever the same twice because everything is always gone forever, and yet each moment has infinite photographic possibilities.
I can get obsessed by anything if I look at it long enough. That's the curse of being a photographer.
The body says what words cannot.
I don't have a burning desire to go out and document anything.
It just happens when it happens. It's not a conscious effort, nor is it a struggle. Wouldn't do it if it was. The idea of the suffering artist has never appealed to me. Being here is suffering enough.
Color in a picture is like enthusiasm in life.
No matter how sophisticated the camera, the photographer is still the one that makes the picture.
If you want to be a photographer, first leave home
The desire to discover, the desire to move, to capture the flavor, three concepts that describe the art of photography.
You can look at a picture for a week and never think of it again.
You can also look at the picture for a second and think of it all your life.
What I like best about underwater photography is giving a visual voice to the invisible. What I like least is the prospect of drowning.
Often people ask what I'm photographing, which is a hard question to answer.
And the best what I've come up with is I just say: Life today.
My images are unashamedly idyllic and romantic, a kind of enchanted Africa.
They're my elegy to a world that is steadily, tragically vanishing.
Just as typography is human speech translated into what can be read, so photography is the translation of reality into a readable image.
If I knew how to take a good photograph, I'd do it every time.
My life is shaped by the urgent need to wander and observe, and my camera is my passport.
Art can no longer be merely a mirror, it must act as the organizer of the people's consciousness... No form of representation is so readily comprehensible to the masses as photography.
Yes, photography saved my life. Every time I go through something scary, traumatic, I survive by taking pictures.
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My pictures must first be beautiful, but that beauty is not enough.
I strive to convey an underlying edge of anxiety, of isolation, of fear.
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.
Which of my photographs is my favorite? The one I'm going to take tomorrow.
The observer must learn to look at the picture as a graphic representation of a mood and not as a representation of objects.
Photography takes an instant out of time, altering life by holding it still.
If it makes you laugh, if it makes you cry, if it rips out your heart, that's a good picture.
To me, photography is the simultaneous recognition, in a fraction of a second, of the significance of an event.
The best images are the ones that retain their strength and impact over the years, regardless of the number of times they are viewed.
The whole point of taking pictures is so that you don't have to explain things with words.