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I wish more people felt that photography was an adventure the same as life itself and felt that their individual feelings were worth expressing. To me, that makes photography more exciting.

Harry Callahan

All the people you meet here have one thing to teach you." Eddie was skeptical. His fists stayed clenched. "What?" he said. "That there are no random acts. That we are all connected. That you can no more separate one life from another than you can separate a breeze from the wind.

Albom, Mitch

There are always two people in every picture: the photographer and the viewer

Ansel Adams

Politics is the art of putting people under obligation to you.

Jacob L. Arvey

I'm not a slave to objectivity. I'm never quite sure what it means. And it means different things to different people

Peter Jennings

These people live again in print as intensely as when their images were captured on old dry plates of sixty years ago... I am walking in their alleys, standing in their rooms and sheds and workshops, looking in and out of their windows. Any they in turn seem to be aware of me

Ansel Adams

To the complaint, 'There are no people in these photographs,' I respond, 'There are always two people: the photographer and the viewer.

Ansel Adams

The world is going to pieces and people like Adams and Weston are photographing rocks!

Henri Cartier-Bresson

Some people's hearts are shrunk in them, like dried nuts. You can hear 'em rattle as they walk.

Douglas Jerrold

I know that my unity with all people cannot be destroyed by national boundaries and government orders.

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

The camera is an instrument that teaches people how to see without a camera.

Dorothea Lange

If you have some respect for people as they are, you can be more effective in helping them to become better than they are.

John W. Gardner

It is one thing to photograph people. It is another to make others care about them by revealing the core of their humanness

Paul Strand

Absence blots people out. We really have no absent friends.

Ambrose Bierce

I just think it's important to be direct and honest with people about why you're photographing them and what you're doing. After all, you are taking some of their soul.

Mary Ellen Mark

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