“Reality offers us such wealth that we must cut some of it out on the spot, simplify. The question is, do we always cut out what we should? While we’re working, we must be conscious of what we’re doing. Sometimes we have the feeling that we’ve taken a great photo, and yet we continue to…
„Memory is very important, the memory of each photo taken, flowing at the same speed as the event. During the work, you have to be sure that you haven’t left any holes, that you’ve captured everything, because afterwards it will be too late.”
– Henri Cartier-Bresson – American Photo, September/October 1997, Page: 76
“Let us first say what photography is not. A photograph is not a painting, a poem, a symphony, a dance. It is not just a pretty picture, not an exercise in contortionist techniques and sheer print quality. It is or should be a significant document, a penetrating statement, which can be described in a very…
Valletta, Malta, november 2011 Music of the Night (Andrew Lloyd Webber / Charles Hart / Sarah Brightman) Night time sharpens, heightens each sensation Darkness stirs and wakes imagination Silently the senses abandon their defenses Slowly, gently night unfurls its splendor Grasp it, sense it, tremulous and tender Turn your face away from the garish…
[…] „Pleacă-ai noștri, vin ai noștri!
E sloganul cunoscut;
Iarăși am votat ca prostii,
Și cu asta ce-am făcut?”
„Au găsit săptămâna trecută aici în California un cuplu care închiria camere la bătrâni și după aia îi omora și îi ingropa în curte și le încasa banii de la asigurările sociale. Mai întâi îi tortura, nu știu de ce. Poate că avea televizorul stricat. Și acuma uite ce a putut să scrie în ziare…
“There are many teachers who could ruin you. Before you know it you could be a pale copy of this teacher or that teacher. You have to evolve on your own.”
– Berenice Abbott
All photographs are accurate. None of them is the truth.
– Richard Avedon
If I have any ‘message’ worth giving to a beginner it is that there are no short cuts in photography.
– Edward Weston