Category Archives: Quotes

“…to hold one’s breath…”

“To photograph is to hold one’s breath when all our faculties converge to capture the fleeting reality; it is then that the seizure of an image is a great physical and intellectual joy.” Henri Cartier-Bresson

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Like a Stain

A photograph is “like a stain”. “You can turn away but when you come back they’ll still be there looking at you.” – Diane Arbus

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Keith Goldstein: New York Street Photographer – The Interview

Many thanks to Marcus Niski for this opportunity! JUNE 1, 2018 BY NAKEDCITIESJOURNAL Keith Goldstein: New York Street Photographer – The Interview Keith Goldstein is a New York based street photographer who photographs his subjects in various locations in and around Manhattan. His … Continue reading

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“For What We See Is What We Are”

I haven’t thought of Ernst Haas in years. Every so often I come across an image of his and it sparks a wonderful teenage memory. Haas was a photojournalist and  pioneering color photographer. I was lucky to discover him very … Continue reading

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“There is something noble, I think, about doing nothing.”

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“I wanted to present what I saw, pure and simple.”

“The pictures have to talk, not me.” – Robert Frank “Leaving Home, Coming Home: A Portrait of Robert Frank”

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“…fool’s errand.”

“The End Of Street Photography” – At Least For This New York City Photographer, by Michael Ernest Sweet I have written about the problems of street photography before, and my prediction for its ultimate collapse, but still it goes on. … Continue reading

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