[Photographer, b. 1949, Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, lives in New York.]
The best way to make money with a camera is to sell it.
[Writer, b. 1902, Salinas, California, d. 1968, Sag Harbor, New York.]
I hate cameras. They are so much more sure than I am about everything.
Weegee (Usher Fellig)
[Photographer, b. 1899, Zlothew near Lemberg, Austrian Galicia (now Zolochiv, Ukraine), d. 1968, New York.]
There are photographic fanatics, just as there are religious fanatics. They buy a so-called candid camera... there is no such thing: it’s the photographer who has to be candid, not the camera.
[Photographer, b. 1904, New York, d. 1971, Darien, Connecticut.]
Photography is a very subtle thing. You must let the camera take you by the hand, as it were, and lead you into your subject.
[Photographer, b. 1934, Detroit, Michigan, lives in Gainesville, Florida.]
The camera is a fluid way of encountering that other reality.
[Artist, designer, architect, b. 1891, St. Petersburg, d. 1956, Moscow.]
Only the camera seems to be really capable of describing modern life.
[Photographer, b. 1928, Havana, Cuba, d. 2001, Paris.]
Forget the camera, forget the lens, forget all of that. With any four-dollar camera, you can capture the best picture.
[Artist and filmmaker, b. 1896, Bialystok, d. 1954, Moscow.]
I’m an eye. A mechanical eye. I, the machine, show you a world the way only I can see it. I free myself for today and forever from human immobility... My way leads towards the creation of a fresh perception of the world. Thus I explain in a new way the world unknown to you. (1923)