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In 1979, I received a phone call from Ansel Adams asking me if I would be willing to consider coming to work for him. I was teaching photography in Southern California at that point. (Quote by - John Sexton)

I treat the photograph as a work of great complexity in which you can find drama. Add to that a careful composition of landscapes, live photography, the right music and interviews with people, and it becomes a style. (Quote by - Ken Burns)

I became involved in photography when I was about thirteen years old. (Quote by - Leonard Nimoy)

Life is like a good black and white photograph, there's black, there's white, and lots of shades in between (Quote by - George H. Harrison)

It's the first time that I've ever had an art show based on a film, but it's a photography collage. (Quote by - Val Kilmer)

The camera cannot lie, but it can be an accessory to untruth. (Quote by - Harold Evans)

Words and pictures can work together to communicate more powerfully than either alone. (Quote by - William Albert Allard)

The photograph itself doesn't interest me. I want only to capture a minute part of reality. (Quote by - Henri Cartier Bresson)

Music is the doorway that has led me to drawing, photography, and writing. (Quote by - Layne Staley)

Photography is truth. And cinema is truth twenty-four times a second. (Quote by - Jean-Luc Godard)

Photograph: a picture painted by the sun without instruction in art. (Quote by - Ambrose Bierce)

In my photography, color and composition are inseparable. I see in color. (Quote by - William Albert Allard)

Most things in life are moments of pleasure and a lifetime of embarrassment; photography is a moment of embarrassment and a lifetime of pleasure. (Quote by - Tony Benn)

My interest in architecture has always been sculptural. Most of my photography is of architecture. (Quote by - Parker Stevenson)

Photography to the amateur is recreation, to the professional it is work, and hard work too, no matter how pleasurable it my be (Quote by - Edward Weston)

Once photography enters your bloodstream, it's like a disease. (Quote by - Anon)

Photography is my one recreation and I think it should be done well. (Quote by - Lewis Carroll)

Growing up, I didn't give my grandfather's photography a second thought. I wasn't involved in his work, except that I helped my dad print his negatives. (Quote by - Kim Weston)

The Equipment you'll leave at home, you'll need the most. You're always out of film when you'll have the best opportunity. (Quote by - Murphy's Rules)

Fear is a darkroom where negatives develop. (Quote by - Usman B. Asif)

Simply look with perceptive eyes at the world about you, and trust to your own reactions and convictions. Ask yourself: "Does this subject move me to feel, think and dream? Can I visualize a print - my own personal statement of what I feel and want to convey - from the subject before me? (Quote by - Ansel Adams)

Pictures are wasted unless the motive power which impelled you to action is strong and stirring. (Quote by - Berenice Abbott)

Passion is in all great searches and is necessary to all creative endeavors. (Quote by - W. Eugene Smith)

I just love the world of photography. (Quote by - Brooke Burke )

The negative is the equivalent of the composer's 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 (Quote by - Aaron Siskind)


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