“ I never had a “project.” I would go out and shoot, follow my eyes—what they noticed, I tried to capture with my camera, for others to see.” Helen Levitt, an American photographer who was particularly noted for street photography around New York City, … Continue reading
“The capacity for delight is the gift of paying attention.” Julia Margaret Cameron, a British photographer, became known for her portraits of celebrities of the time, and for photographs with Arthurian and other legendary or heroic themes. She was born … Continue reading
“The camera is an instrument that teaches people how to see without a camera.” Dorothea Lange, an influential American documentary photographer and photojournalist, best known for her Depression-era work, was born on May 26, 1895.
“ The key to artistic photography is to work out your own thoughts, by yourselves. Imitation leads to certain disaster. New ideas are always antagonized. Do not mind that. If a thing is good it will survive.” Gertrude Käsebier, American photographer, … Continue reading
“Photography is an immediate reaction; drawing is a meditation.” Henri Cartier-Bresson
“I have no fear of photography as long as it cannot be used in heaven or hell.” Edvard Munch