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The camera is an instrument that teaches people how to see without a camera.
The highest vocation of photography is to explain man to man.
The photographer is like the cod, which produces a million eggs in order that one may reach maturity.
Instead of just recording reality, photographs have become the norm for the way things appear to us, thereby changing the very idea of reality and of realism.
Every other artist begins with a blank canvas, a piece of paper ... the photographer begins with the finished product.
To collect photographs is to collect the world.
Photography is for me the simultaneous recognition in a fraction of a second of the significance of an event, as well as of a precise formal organization (i.e. composition) which brings that event to life.
The camera has its own kind of consciousness; in the lens the Garden of Eden itself would become ever so slightly too perfect.
There is a terrible truthfulness about photography that sometimes makes a thing look ridiculous.
A photograph comes into being, as it is seen, all at once.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
- Mae West
Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.
You have to live your life according to what comforts you, not what the rest of your family thinks you ought to be doing.
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
You never know what life is like, until you have lived it.