You summoned me, Your Lordship?
Well, I liked it – that was the main thing. I liked it, but I didn‘t think of it in terms of a career. I didn`t really know; I didn’t really think about it. One thing just led to another until finally I quit my job as a salesman and found myself working as a…
„A favorite shot of mine is one of a woman wearing Bulgari jewels and stuffing a chicken. Needless to say, Bulgari thought it was a terrible thing for me to do with their jewels.”
– Helmut Newton
“What I really try to do is photograph people at rest, in a state of serenity.”
– Irving Penn
Regardless of whether you speak the language or are familiar with a culture, the picture should hold up.
– Herb Ritts
What makes photography a strange invention – with unforeseeable consequences – is that its primary raw materials are light and time.
– John Berger (art critic)