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JACQUES-HENRI LARTIGUE
I take photographs with love, so I try to make them art objects. But I make them for myself first and foremost--that is important. If they are art objects at the same time, that's fine with me. - Jacques-Henri Lartigue

Photography is something you learn to love very quickly. I know that many, many things are going to ask me to have their pictures taken and I will take them all. - Jacques-Henri Lartigue

I have never taken a picture for any other reason than that at that moment it made me happy to do so. - Jacques-Henri Lartigue, Master Photographers – The World’s Great Photographers on their Art and Technique , Page: 147

It's marvellous, marvellous! Nothing will ever be as much fun. I'm going to photograph everything, everything! - Jacques-Henri Lartigue - Jacques-Henri Lartigue said this after taking his first photograph.

Photography to me is catching a moment which is passing, and which is true. - Jacques-Henri Lartigue

Robert, Zissou and Louis are too big and I am too small. Most of the time they won’t let me play with them; I have to be a spectator. - Jacques-Henri Lartigue - entry in Lartigue childhood diary.

I have two pairs of eyes – one to paint and one to take photographs. - Jacques-Henri Lartigue, Dialogue With Photography by Paul Hill , ISBN: 0948797665
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1) Never, never be lazy.

2) Know how to eat well; the right foods in small quantities.

3) Know how to sleep well; the sleep that comes after a good day's work.

4) Know how to appreciate, really appreciate, any good art.

5) Know how to enjoy silence, as well as good music.

6) Open your ears to the ideas and suggestions of God.

7) Love God.

- Jacques-Henri Lartigue - Jacques Henri Lartigue's advice to young photographers


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