My life is shaped by the urgent need to wander and observe, and my camera is my passport.— Steve McCurry
Risky Photography And Travel quotations
NOT I - NOT ANYONE else, can travel that road for you, You must travel it for yourself.
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.
Ever since the 1860s when photographers travelled the American West and brought photographs of scenic wonders back to the people on the East Coast of America we have had a North American tradition of landscape photography used for the environment.
I have never had any hero in my life or in photography.
I just travel, I look and everything influences me. Everything influences me. I am quite different now than I was 40 years ago. For 40 years I have been traveling. I never stay in one country more than three months. Why? Because I was interested in seeing, and if I stay longer I become blind.
Travel is very subjective. What one person loves, another loathes.
There is one voyage, the first, the last, the only one.
I enjoy traveling and recording far-away places and people with my camera.
But I also find it wonderfully rewarding to see what I can discover outside my own window. You only need to study the scene with the eyes of a photographer.
To many people holidays are not voyages of discovery, but a ritual of reassurance.
Voyage, travel, and change of place impart vigor
In both business and personal life, I've always found that travel inspires me more than anything else I do.
I think that travel comes from some deep urge to see the world, like the urge that brings up a worm in an Irish bog to see the moon when it is full.
Without travel I would have wound up a little ignorant white Southern female, which was not my idea of a good life.
A tourist is a fellow who drives thousands of miles so he can be photographed standing in front of his car.
I like photography and writing and travel, so I have a lot of cerebral occupations. I am going to become a sailor and do a world tour on my yacht if I don't get any more work.
I love history, cultural and religious studies, philosophy, photography and traveling.
Hitler didn't travel. Stalin didn't travel. Saddam Hussein never traveled. They didn't want to have their orthodoxy challenged.
Photography really is all about lines, and so is clothing.
I worked for Oberto Gili for a couple of years after I was at ICP; we worked in fashion, travel, interior design, everything. I was inspired by his styling choices within fashion photography, and I think those experiences helped steer me towards fashion design. I love photography as a medium, so I think I will always take inspiration from it.
He sought a way to preserve the past.
John Hershel was one of the founders of a new form of time travel.... a means to capture light and memories. He actually coined a word for it... photography. When you think about it, photography is a form of time travel. This man is staring at us from across the centuries, a ghost preserved by light.
People robbed of their past seem to make the most fervent picture takers, at home and abroad.
One of my passions is photography. I always carry a camera in my bag whenever I travel. I always take pictures wherever I go, and some of them end up being really crazy ones.
I love photography, I love food, and I love traveling, and to put those three things together would just be the ultimate dream.
I always choose an area that is of personal interest, but I don't plan my travels in detail. There are so many variables one cannot predict: the changing light, weather, personal mood, and often just plain luck. Of course, you must have a starting point, so I establish some fixed points then improvise as I go. In many cases the locations seem to choose me.