Category Archives: Quotes

“We all live life….”

One point of view is not more valuable than another. We all live life with the same density of experience. –Teju Cole

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“…the instantaneous reaction….”

“It is always the instantaneous reaction to oneself that produces a photograph.” – Robert Frank 

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“…create an object that has a life of its own…”

“And if you can find out something about the laws of your own growth and vision as well as those of photography you may be able to relate the two, create an object that has a life of its own, … Continue reading

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“… it’s not about perfection…”

“… it’s not about perfection. It’s about communication.” – Patti Smith

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Any camera….

“Any camera is fine. It is only the means for taking a photo.” -Daido Moriyama

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Charles Harbutt, “I Don’t Take Pictures; Pictures Take Me”

One book, amongst others, that I keep close at hand is “Travelog”, by Charles Harbutt. I have no recollection of purchasing it, but I have owned my hardcover copy for over 35 years. It is one of many books that … Continue reading

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Street photography…..

Street photography is an aesthetic. Street photography is not a “pill”. Street photography is not a “pre-set”. Street photography is not something that can be taught. No one can teach you how to photograph a stranger on the street without … Continue reading

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