Is love like art - something always ahead, never quite attained. - Edward Weston, The Daybooks of Edward Weston by Edward Weston, Beaumont Newhall (Photographer), Nancy Newhall (Introduction) , ISBN: 0893814504
Love for photography. Eat sleep and breathe it. Become a photograph. - Anonymous - Canon slogan 1989
I photograph what I love. As Rumi says, "Let the beaty we love, be what we do." - Chris Noble - Vision - Lowepro 2004/2005
When I ask to photograph someone, it is because I love the way they look and I think I make that clear. I'm paying them a tremendous compliment. What I'm saying is, I want to take you home with me and look at you for the rest of my life. - Amy Arbus - On the question: "How do you get cooperation from your subjects for such wonderful portraits?" Interview with Amy Arbus - Revealing Human Nature Through Portrait Photography.
Time will never stand still and those moments that bring us such joy become memories in an instant. To capture such a moment and record it forever is truly monumental. This is why I love c - Joshua Atticks - Taken from
But before all else a work of art is the creation of love. Love for the subject first and for the medium second. Love is the fundamental necessity underlying the need to create, underlying the emotion that gives it form, and from which grows the unfinished product that is presented to the world. Love is the general criterion by which the rare photograph is judged. It must contain it to be not less than the best of which the photographer is capable. - Eliot Porter
Human gesture and expression are the essence of photography. It's not about lights or fast lenses and fast film. It's the ability to capture a moment in time. To capture the spirit of someone in that magic box is wonderful. It's what I fell in love with as a kid. - John Shearer, The Great LIFE Photographers by The Editors of LIFE (Author), John Loengard (Contributor), Gordon Parks (Contributor) , ISBN: 0821228927 , Page: 496
Photography is a means to share the beauty & sometimes tragedy that surround us. - Caroline Mueller - From book: "A Collection of Statements Comments Images"