Posts Tagged: Berenice Abbott

Tragic illusions

Tragic illusions“I took to photography like a duck to water. I never wanted to do anything else. Excitement about the subject is the voltage which pushes me over the mountain of drudgery necessary to produce the final photograph.”
– Berenice Abbott

La Șoni în bucătărie

bucatarielasoni_resize“The more you do, the more you realize there is to do, what a vast object the metropolis is, and how the work of photographing could go on forever.”
– Berenice Abbott

La nuntă I

La nuntă I“What the human eye observes causally and incuriously, the eye of the camera notes with relentless fidelity.”
– Berenice Abbott

Bărbatul cu mașina de cusut

Bărbatul cu mașina de cusutPhotography can only represent the present. Once photographed, the subject becomes part of the past.
-Berenice Abbott

Trinity trees

Trinity trees“Photography helps people to see.”
– Berenice Abbott

Dragoste în vremea ciumei

dragoste-in-vremea-ciumei“Let us first say what photography is not. A photograph is not a painting, a poem, a symphony, a dance. It is not just a pretty picture, not an exercise in contortionist techniques and sheer print quality. It is or should be a significant document, a penetrating statement, which can be described in a very simple term – selectivity.”
– Berenice Abbott, 1898–1991

I love life

girl baloon“There are many teachers who could ruin you. Before you know it you could be a pale copy of this teacher or that teacher. You have to evolve on your own.”
– Berenice Abbott