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3×3 Feeling Shortsighted (Deal or No Deal)

Country walking.

On Keeping Records

Your photography is a record of your living, for anyone who really sees. You may see and be affected by other people’s ways, you may even use them to find your own, but you will have eventually to free yourself of them. That is what Nietzsche meant when he said, “I have just read Schopenhauer, now I have to get rid of him.” He knew how insidious other people’s ways could be, particularly those which have the forcefulness of profound […]

Infinite Possibilities

Photography is a system of visual editing. At bottom, it is a matter of surrounding with a frame a portion of one’s cone of vision, while standing in the right place at the right time. Like chess, or writing, it is a matter of choosing from among given possibilities, but in the case of photography the number of possibilities is not finite but infinite. — John Szarkowski

Tourist Watching

Left Hander

Lion Tamer

It is no accident that the photographer becomes a photographer any more than the lion tamer becomes a lion tamer. — Dorothea Lange

Story Telling

If I could tell the story in words, I wouldn’t need to lug a camera. — Lewis Hine

3×3 Huntingdon Circular

Country walking.

Choices

As I progressed further with my project, it became obvious that it was really unimportant where I chose to photograph. The particular place simply provided an excuse to produce work …. you can only see what you are ready to see—what mirrors your mind at that particular time. — George Tice

Listening to Light

I began as a painter. In photographing my canvases I discovered the value of reproduction in black and white. The day came when I destroyed the painting and kept the reproduction. From then on I never stopped believing that painting is an obsolete form of expression and that photography will dethrone it when the public is visually educated… I know one thing for sure – I need to experiment in one form or another. Photography gives me the means, a […]

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