Barbara Kasten
[Photographer, b. 1936, Chicago, Illinois, lives in Chicago.]

 The challenge is how do you use light and shadow to photograph an object in such a way that it questions the veracity of what you’re looking at? 

A.D. Coleman
[Critic and writer, b. 1943, New York, lives in New York.]

 What a photograph shows us is how a particular thing could be seen, or could be made to look—at a specific moment, in a specific context, by a specific photographer employing specific tools. 

Errol Morris
[Documentary filmmaker, b. 1948, Hewlett, New York, lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.]

 Couldn’t you argue that every photograph is posed because every photograph excludes something? Even in framing and cropping? 

Barbara DeGenevieve
[Photographer, artist, and curator, b. 1947, d. 2014, Chicago, Illinois.]

 You can assume all photo and video is constructed as a fiction controlled by the person holding the camera and the person who is editing... 

Jeff Wall
[Photographer, b. 1946, Vancouver, Canada, lives in Vancouver.]

 Most photographs cannot be looked at very often. They become exhausted. Great photographers have done it on the fly. It doesn’t happen that often. I wasn’t interested in doing that. I didn’t want to spend my time running around trying to find an event that could be made into a picture that would be good. 
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