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Karl Legerfeld

Karl Legerfeld

 

“What i like about photographs is that they capture a moment that’s gone forever, impossible to                           reproduce.”

 

 

Ansel Adams

Ansel Adams

 

 

“You don’t make a photograph just with a camera. You bring to the act of photography all the pictures you        have seen, the books you have read, the music you have heard, the people you have loved.”

 

 

Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln

 

 

“There are no bad pictures; that’s just how your face looks sometimes.”

 

 

 

Susan Sontag

Susan Sontag

 

 

“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.”

 

 

Diane Arbus

Diane Arbus

 

 

“A picture is a secret about a secret, the more it tells you the less you know.”

 

 

Bernard Shaw

Bernard Shaw

 

 

“A photographer is like a cod, which produces a million eggs in order that one may reach maturity.”

 

 

 

Richard Avedon

Richard Avedon

 

 

“A portrait is not a likeness. The moment an emotion or fact is transformed into a photograph it is no                longer a fact but an opinion. There is no such thing as inaccuracy in a photograph. All photographs are            accurate. None of them is the truth. ”

 

Cartier Bresson

Cartier Bresson

 

“To photograph: it is to put on the same line of sight the head, the eye and the heart.”

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