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A photograph is a photograph. When I am making a picture I am just interested in making a very interesting photograph. I don't care where it's going to go.
Take pictures all the time. Don't worry if you take a bad photograph; you learn more by taking a bad picture than a good one. If you don't like it, study it and figure out why you don't like it. You'll learn from your mistake.
The illiterate of the future will not be the man who cannot read the alphabet, but the one who cannot take a photograph.
A photograph is a biography of a moment.
There, there, best to bring it all up,' she said. My memory was in shreds. Imagine a photograph cut into narrow strips then jumbled up. Everything is there, but you can't see the whole picture and even the strips have no bearing on reality. I did know I had consumed a large amount of alcohol. But I must have done something crazier than just being found drunk to have a nurse sitting by my bed. I thought it would be a good idea to say something and planned it for several seconds. 'She's all right,' I said. 'Who is?' asked the nurse. 'Alice. I'm all right now.' As I spoke I wondered if I had said something wrong. didn't sound like me. There were so many voices muttering in the background it was hard to tell.
I have always tried to keep truth in my photographs. My work, whether realistic or abstract, has always dealt with a form of religion or imagination.
Unless it hurts, unless there’s some vulnerability there, I don’t think you’re going to get good photographs.
People remain same in photographs only
It's like a magic well. You think you know everything about [a] photograph, you think you've gotten everything out of it, and all of a sudden I see things in it I'd never seen before.
With every (informative) photograph, the photographic program becomes poorer by one possibility while the photographic universe becomes richer by one realization.
Mehmet Murat Ildan
Whenever we look at a photograph, the memories in the photograph become our memories as well!
A photograph must come from imagination and not be a reflection of what is.
Work harder, get closer and be passionate about what you photograph.
Were they waltzing, at that fleeting moment which the camera seized and tossed on into the future? Her feet seem scarcely to touch the dance floor.
I found a photo of Mom standing between Mick and Dad, who were both wearing basketball uniforms. Mom was perfectly groomed, of course, and looking very ladylike. I said I must have been adopted. Ma-ma-oo laughed and said that when Mom was a little girl, she was always doing things like tying two cookie sheets to her shoes and attempting to ski because she'd seen one of her movie star idols in a magazine, elegantly poised on the slopes of Switzerland. Mom flew down the hill, hit a bump and crashed into a bush. She broke her leg and earned the nickname "Crash.
Who made the concept of smiling for camera a social norm? It's not required for one to smile unless you really are smiling while photo us being clicked.
At the end of the day, it's only a photograph and if someone is going to get really upset about a photograph, then they have a lot of issues. I just roll with it and see what happens.
Nothing is as deceptive as a photograph.
I never photograph sunsets and I never photograph moonrises. I'm not interested in what things look like.
Strictly speaking, it is doubtful that a photograph can help us understand anything.
A photograph to me is always a reminder of how the person was on a certain day in that certain light fixed. When I look at a watercolor of that same person, it seems to me alive, more open than a photograph.
Getting a new passport took me a stupid amount of time. I had to go back five times with different photographs because they kept saying I was smiling, which is against the rules. I was not smiling.
În ziua de azi, odată cu apariția aparatelor digitale, fotografia și-a pierdut o parte din suflet. Pozele nu mai au acel caracter crucial și definitiv pe care-l aveau cele clasice. Bună sau proastă, o fotografie este irevocabilă și rămânea fixată pe peliculă. Developarea unui film scotea la iveală în mod implacabil și cronologic imagini reușite și imagini ratate; imposibil să scapi de verdicte și de statistici. Chiar dacă puteai să multiplici fotografiile și să schimbi filmul, fiecare imagine captată avea o valoare unică și reprezenta un mic miracol. Ultima fotografie avea un statut special, o savoare deosebită. Era adeseori făcută la repezeală, doar ca să se termine filmul mai repede; dar uneori, dimpotrivă, amânai s-o faci, erai atent, calculai, voiai să fie o încununare a întregului film. Abia atunci puteai să-l rebobinezi.
If everything that existed were continually being photographed, every photograph would become meaningless.
The transactions between me and the people that I photograph are very very collaborative.
The sense of smell can be extraordinarily evocative, bringing back pictures as sharp as photographs of scenes that had left the conscious mind.
The true authenticity of photographs for me is that they usually manipulate and lie about what is in front of the camera, but never lie about the intentions behind the camera.
We weren’t happy together but we lived in a state of easy, mild contentment. We shared everything except the stupid fucking secret hanging round your neck. I imagined tiny photographs: portraits in sepia of your parents, their faces partially obscured by goitres. Meanwhile, maybe not tomorrow, maybe not next year, maybe not even in a decade from now but one day: the planet would fall apart.
How many times have I photographed this glorious seascape? . . . The late-afternoon rusted tones of the Saudi Arabian mountains on the opposite side of the Red Sea; the view from the Devil’s Head, which is eternally splashed by crashing waves. Like an arrow pointed toward Saudi Arabia’s unexplored secrets, the cliff stands erect just before me.
My favourite things are just wandering from place to place, going to cafés, taking photographs. My favourite day is a happy accident.
The camera itself, the photograph itself, calls up death.
This is what I like about photographs. They're proof that once, even if just for a heartbeat, everything was perfect.
I'll remember you... I remember everyone I've lost.
[When I photograph] I project what I'm not. What I would like to be.
What the Photograph reproduces to infinity has occurred only once: the Photograph mechanically repeats what could never be repeated existentially.
I always give a print to everybody I photograph, and some of my subjects have told me they have a hard time hanging them up at home.
A technically perfect photograph can be the world's most boring picture.
I see myself in [the] tradition of encounter and witness - a witness that sees the photograph as evidence.
Looking at a black and white photograph, you are already looking at a strange world.
I found that while it was interesting to travel around and take the photographs, I would find that I was more interested in the stories behind the photographs. I was more interested in narrative.
If her fingers touched the photograph it was hers. If it was out of her reach then it belonged to the room.
A Company should be viewed as an unfolding movie, not as a still photograph
The good photograph is not the object, the consequences of the photograph are the objects.
There's a discipline. When you take someone's portrait, you don't have to take 50 photographs, just find that one so that when you release the shutter, that's the image that you took.
There are no photographs while I'm reloading .
James Earl Jones
I love doing commercials! Usually, they have enough money that they can take time and photograph it well.
You must photograph where you are involved; where you are overwhelmed by what you see before you.
In the late nineties, Katy Grannan began making haunting photographs of people who had extraordinary inner yens to be seen by strangers.
My photographs are not just about the instant of movement you capture in the camera. It's much more total, about constant movement that became static.
[Making movies] you're not trying to capture reality, you're trying to capture a photograph of reality.