Robert Capa (Endre Ernő Friedmann)
[Photographer, b. 1913, Budapest, Hungary, d. 1954, Thai Binh, Vietnam.]

 The war is like an actress who is getting old. It’s less and less photogenic and more and more dangerous. (1944) 
 What’s the point of getting killed if you’ve got the wrong exposure? 
 I hope to stay unemployed as a war photographer till the end of my life. (At the end of World War II.) 
 You don’t have to pose your camera. The pictures are there, and you just take them. The truth is the best picture, the best propaganda. (On the Spanish Civil War, 1937) 
 If your pictures aren’t good enough, you’re not close enough. 
 For a war correspondent to miss an invasion is like refusing a date with Lana Turner. 
 It’s not enough to have talent. You also have to be Hungarian. 
 I had it bad. The empty camera trembled in my hands. It was a new kind of fear shaking my body from toe to hair, and twisting my face. (Remembrance of landing on Omaha Beach, D-Day.) 
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