Edvard Munch
[Artist, b. 1863, Loten, Hedmark, Norway, d. 1944, Oslo, Norway.]

 The camera cannot compete with painting so long as it cannot be used in heaven and in hell. 

Gjon Mili
[Photographer, b. 1904, Korçë, Albania, d. 1984, Stamford, Connecticut.]

 Time could truly be made to stand still. Texture could be retained despite violent movement. (On the development of high-speed strobes) 

Janet Malcolm
[Writer, b. 1934, Prague, Czechoslovakia, lives in New York.]

 If you scratch a great photograph, you find two things; a painting and a photograph. 

Mariko Mori
[Artist and photographer, b. 1967, Tokyo, Japan, lives in New York.]

 I must create the world in order to breathe in the world; I don’t exist unless I create. 

Princess Anne Mountbatten-Windsor
[British royalty, b. 1950, London, lives in London.]

 You are a pest by the very nature of that camera in your hand. (To a photographer) 

Eadweard Muybridge (Edward James Muggeridge)
[Photographer, b. 1830, Kingston-on-Thames, England, d. 1904, Woking, England.]

 …we have become so accustomed to see [the galloping horse] in art that it imperceptibly dominated our understanding, and we think the representation to be unimpeachable, until we throw off all our preconceived impressions on one side, and seek the truth by independent observation from Nature herself. (1898) 

Laszlo Moholy-Nagy
[Artist, photographer, designer, and teacher, b. 1895, Bacsbarsod, Hungary, d. 1946, Chicago, Illinois.]

 We have—through a hundred years of photography and two decades of film—been enormously enriched... We may say we see the world with entirely different eyes. 

Grant Mudford
[Photographer, b. 1944, Sydney, Australia, lives in Los Angeles.]

 I realized eventually that if I was really on top of what I was doing, I should be able to make photographs out of almost anything.