Posts Tagged: Edward Weston

Camera în care a murit un băiat (II) | Room in which a boy has died (II)

Camera in care a murit un baiat II | Room in which a boy has died II„Anything that excites me for any reason, I will photograph; not searching for unusual subject matter, but making the commonplace unusual.”

– Edward Weston

Lucruri simple | Simple things

Lucruri simplePhotography suits the temper of this age — of active bodies and minds. It is a perfect medium for one whose mind is teeming with ideas, imagery, for a prolific worker who would be slowed down by painting or sculpting, for one who sees quickly and acts decisively, accurately.
– Edward Weston

Mater Mea

Mater MeaNow to consult the rules of composition before making a picture is a little like consulting the law of gravitation before going for a walk. Such rules and laws are deduced from the accomplished fact; they are the products of reflection.

– Edward Weston

Save me from myself

Dead End / Save me from myselfIf I have any ‘message’ worth giving to a beginner it is that there are no short cuts in photography.
– Edward Weston

Elogiul urâţeniei III | The elogy of ugliness III

Elogiul urâţeniei III | The elogy of ugliness IIIThe photograph isolates and perpetuates a moment of time: an important and revealing moment, or an unimportant and meaningless one, depending upon the photographer’s understanding of his subject and mastery of his process.
– Edward Weston