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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.
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.
A photograph is not only an image ... it is also a trace, something directly stencilled off the real, like a footprint or a death mask.
Things don't change. You change your way of looking, that's all.
Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.
Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight.
It always seems impossible until it's done.
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.