People Quotes

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

My portraits are more about me than they are about the people I photograph.

Richard Avedon

It became a metaphor for the lives of the people in this film and for the Old West, for the abandonment that occurred in the early part of the 20th century.

Dwight Yoakam

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

Ansel Adams

When you photograph people in colour you photograph their clothes. But when you photograph people in B&W, you photograph their souls!

Ted Grant

Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.

Andrew Carnegie

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