[Photographer, b. 1923, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, d. 2013, New York.]
I admired a tremendous number of photographers, but for some reason I arrived at a point of view of my own.
[Photographer, b. 1969, Minneapolis, Minnesota, lives in Saint Paul, Minnesota.]
There’s a kind of beautiful loneliness in voyeurism. And that’s why I’m a photographer.
[Photographer, b. 1944, Solna, Sweden, lives in Stockholm.]
That 15th of a second. Once you’ve been there, you keep on wanting to get back.
[Artist, b. 1937, Omaha, Nebraska, lives in Los Angeles.]
The fact that few “painter-fine-artists” used photography in their work made it appealing.
[Photographer and artist, b. 1898, Kovno, Russia (now Kaunas, Lithuania), d. 1969, New York.]
I became interested in photography when I found my own sketching was inadequate.
[Photographer, b. 1902, San Francisco, d. 1984, Carmel, California.]
You bring to photography all the pictures you have seen, the books you have read, the music you have heard, the people you have loved.
[Photographer, b. 1952, Moscow, lives in Paris.]
The power of our Muse lies in her meaninglessness. Even the style can turn one into a slave if one does not run away from it, and then one is doomed to repeat oneself.
[Photographer, b. 1940, Brooklyn, New York, lives in Cambria, California.]
Photography is my method for defining the confusing world that rushes constantly toward me. It is my defensive attempt to reduce our daily chaos to a set of understandable images.