BERT STERN
[b. 1929] American fashion and celebrity portrait photographer

 
Women especially ask me to take their pictures, because they think I’ll make them beatuful. - Bert Stern , Great Themes : LIFE Library of Photography by Time-Life (Editor) , Page: 102
When a portrait evokes a feeling, then you’ve got something. Technique isn’t really important. What I want is a believeable moment. - Bert Stern , Great Themes : LIFE Library of Photography by Time-Life (Editor) , Page: 102
You know, the Chinese don’t like to be photographed because they believe that a part of their life is being taken away by the photographer. And in a way, they’re right. The photographer is trying to get the prettiest moment of a life in his camera. - Bert Stern , Great Themes : LIFE Library of Photography by Time-Life (Editor) , Page: 102