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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.
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.
You cannot wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.
If you start by promising what you don't even have yet, you'll lose your desire to work towards getting it.
Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.