640

 
Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured forever... it remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything.

Aaron Siskind 

639

 
The whole point of taking pictures is so that you don’t have to explain things with words.
Elliott Erwitt

637

 
In the broad sweep of art history, photography is just a blip, coming at the tail end of a long continuum that reflects and parallels the evolution of consciousness. [...]
Still, during photography's own brief history, humankind has never been brought into sharper focus. Overall, photography has given us a self-adjusting clarity about who we are, what we look like, and how we behave, reflecting our world - individually, culturally, scientifically, and, ultimately, existentially - on ways unimaginable merely two hundred years ago. 

Philip Gefter

628


Photography, as we all know, is not real at all. It is an illusion of reality with which we create our own private world.

Arnold Newman

627

626

 
You can find pictures anywhere. It's simply a matter of noticing things and organizing them. You just have to care about what's around you and have a concern with humanity and the human comedy.
Elliott Erwitt

625

624

 
I believe in the imagination. What I cannot see is infinitely more important than what I can see.
Duane Michals 

623

622

 
You have a lifetime to learn technique. But I can teach you what is more important than technique, how to see; learn that and all you have to do afterwards is press the shutter.
Garry Winogrand

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