I have often thought that if photography were difficult in the true sense of the term -- meaning that the creation of a simple photograph would entail as much time and effort as the production of a good watercolor or etching -- there would be a vast improvement in total output. The sheer ease with which we can produce a superficial image often leads to creative disaster.
Photography, as a powerful medium of expression and communications,offers an infinite variety of perception, interpretation and execution.
In wisdom gathered over time I have found that every experience is a form of exploration.
It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment.
A great photograph is a full expression of what one feels about what is being photographed in the deepest sense, and is, thereby, a true expression of what one feels about life in its entirety
Photography is more than a medium for factual communication of ideas. It is a creative art.
Simply look with perceptive eyes at the world about you, and trust to your own reactions and convictions. Ask yourself: "Does this subject move me to feel, think and dream? Can I visualize a print - my own personal statement of what I feel and want to convey - from the subject before me?
Twelve significant photographs in any one year is a good crop
In my mind's eye, I visualize how a particular . . . sight and feeling will appear on a print. If it excites me, there is a good chance it will make a good photograph. It is an intuitive sense, an ability that comes from a lot of practice.
Not everybody trusts paintings but people believe photographs.
A photograph is usually looked at - seldom looked into.
Sometimes I do get to places just when God's ready to have somebody click the shutter.
A photograph is usually looked at - seldom looked into
There are always two people in every picture: the photographer and the viewer
There are no rules for good photographs, there are only good photographs
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