No, you don’t shoot things. You capture them. Photography means painting with light. And that’s what you do. You paint a picture only by adding light to the things you see.
- Katja Michael -
A photograph can be an instant of life captured for eternity that will never cease looking back at you.
- Brigitte Bardot -
All photographs are memento mori. To take a photograph is to participate in another person’s (or thing’s) mortality, vulnerability, mutability. Precisely by slicing out this moment and freezing it, all photographs testify to time’s relentless melt.
- Susan Sontag -
To consult the rules of composition before making a picture is a little like consulting the law of gravitation before going for a walk.
- Edward Weston -