Tag Archives: Quote

“…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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Leaving Home, Coming Home

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

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If You Don’t…

“If you don’t carry a camera you are not a photographer”   – Don McCullin

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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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“One must not think…….”

“One must not think about doing things in life. One must do them” – Don McCullin

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“…life…”

“Above all, I know that a life for a photographer cannot be a matter of indifference.” – Robert Frank

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