[Photographer, b. 1949, Bronx, New York, lives in Brooklyn, New York.]
All photographs are manipulated—reality doesn’t look like a photograph anyway.
[Philosopher, b. 1788, Danzig, Poland, d. 1860, Frankfurt, Germany.]
Every man takes the limit of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
[Photographer, b. 1948, Tokyo, lives in New York.]
If I already have a vision, my work is almost done. The rest is a technical problem.
[Photographer, b. 1922, Brooklyn, New York, d. 2016, Saint-Ouen, France.]
The photographs that remain strong and alive seem to be when your vision and reality are so inexorably wedded together it is impossible to separate them.
[Writer and critic, b. 1935, Jerusalem, British-ruled Palestine, d. 2003, New York.]
But I do not know whether the photograph can, or does, say things as they really are. Something has been lost. But the representation is all we have.
[Photographer, b. 1935, Soloba, Mali, d. 2016, Bamako, Mali.]
Man tried to imitate God by drawing; then we invented the photo.
[Photographer and "professional looker", b. 1955, Balingen, Germany, lives in Berlin.]
I think there are no meaningful images. Meanings are created outside of the image.
[Photographer, b. 1936, Aomori City, Aomori Prefecture, Japan, d. 1970, Cambodia.]
If you’re there, you get good photographs.