Posts in Category: photoquotes

Broken shoe

Well, I liked it – that was the main thing. I liked it, but I didn‘t think of it in terms of a career. I didn`t really know; I didn’t really think about it. One thing just led to another until finally I quit my job as a salesman and found myself working as a photographer.

– Herb Ritts

The Outcasts

„A favorite shot of mine is one of a woman wearing Bulgari jewels and stuffing a chicken. Needless to say, Bulgari thought it was a terrible thing for me to do with their jewels.”

– Helmut Newton

The Blanket of Light

“What I really try to do is photograph people at rest, in a state of serenity.”

– Irving Penn

Instant Karma IX

Regardless of whether you speak the language or are familiar with a culture, the picture should hold up.

– Herb Ritts

Dad, daughter, coffee maker

What makes photography a strange invention – with unforeseeable consequences – is that its primary raw materials are light and time.

– John Berger (art critic)

Animus Anima

Photography is only intuition, a perpetual interrogation – everything except a stage set.

– Henri Cartier-Bresson

Paul

Portraits are the most intimate photographs. The image will survive the subject.

– Victor Skrebneski

Instant Karma VII

After 40 years of ingesting every aspect of photographic science and composition, I still find the camera to be an endlessly intriguing partner that challenges my imagination and knowledge. All that with only 3 variables of shutter speed, aperture and focal length.

– Ralph Auletta  

The Elevator

I think a lot of the time these days people are so concerned about having the right camera and the right film and the right lenses and all the special effects that go along with it, even the computer, that they`re missing the key element.

– Herb Ritts

The Selfie

Selfie stick 2 boys 2 girls

The soul can not think without a picture.

– Aristotle