Terence Donovan
[Photographer, b. 1936, Stepney, England, d. 1996, London.]

 A seven-bath developer is no substitute for thought. 

Anton Corbijn
[Photographer, b. 1955, Strijen, Netherlands, lives in London.]

 My biggest fear always is that I’ll photograph an idea rather than a person, so I try to be quite sensitive to how people are. 

Duane Michals
[Photographer, b. 1932, McKeesport, Pennsylvania, lives in New York.]

 Photography books often have titles like The Photographer’s Eye or The Vision of So and So or Seeing Photographs—as if photographers didn’t have minds, only eyes. 

Edwin Parker “Cy” Twombly
[Artist, b. 1928, Lexington, Virginia, d. 2011, Rome.]

 The Image cannot
be dis possessed of a
priMORdial
freshness
which IDEAS
CAN NEVER CLAIM 

Charlotte Cotton
[Curator and author, b. 1981, Cotswolds, England, lives in London.]

 The fault line is the idea, that if it is about an idea, having twelve doesn’t make them any better. 

William Burroughs
[Writer, b. 1914, St. Louis, Missouri, d. 1997, Lawrence, Kansas.]

 Open your mind and let the pictures out. 

Henry James
[Writer, b. 1843, New York, d. 1916, Rye, England.]

 Every good story is of course both a picture and an idea, and the more they are interfused the better the problem is solved. 

Thomas Ruff
[Photographer, b. 1958, Zell, Germany, lives in Dusseldorf, Germany.]

 The people have to know what my portraits are like in order to behave in such a way that the result is one of my portraits. 
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