BILL RAY
[b. 1936] American portrait and press photographer

 
The whole trick in covering rock fans is getting the picture before you get knocked down. And obviously the same goes for students riots and scenes like Chicago 1968. - Bill Ray
"The Best of LIFE", page: 251
I’ve never thought I was competng with Michelagelo or Rubens, or anyone like that. Somehow, photographers seem elevated to a higher standard than a really good carpenter, which is probably a big mistake. Anything’s an art those days, so why not? - Bill Ray , Life Photographers: What They Saw by John Loengard , Page: 376 – 377
on the question: "Do you think photography is an art?",