Edward Abbey
[Writer and Environmental Activist, b. 1927, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States, d. 1989, Tucson, Arizona, United States.]

 Our job is to record, each in his own way, this world of light and shadow and time that will never come again exactly as it is today. 

Martin Parr
[Photographer, b. 1952, Epson, Surrey, England, lives in Bristol and London, England.]

 Get out there and do it. If it’s good it will be seen. There is no such thing as a brilliant new contemporary photographer who is undiscovered. 

Donald Trump (Drumpf)
[Businessman, liar, huckster, politician, b. 1946, New York, lives in Washington, D.C..]

 Be very careful, because in your hotel rooms and no matter where you go, you’re gonna probably have cameras. (Advice, offered while denying the existence of photo documents of him performing outer edge sexual practices in a Russian hotel room.) 

Douglas McCulloh
[Photographer, b. 1959, Los Angeles, lives in Los Angeles.]

 A meaningful conceptual basis is always more important than vivid photographs, and vice versa. 

Christian Boltanski
[Artist, b. 1944, Paris, lives in Paris.]

 I don’t want viewers to discover; I want them to recognize. 

Bill Jay
[Photographer, writer, and curator, b. 1940, Maidenhead, England, d. 2009, Samara, Costa Rica.]

 Style is not like a filter which when placed over the lens will affect the image… When I walk through the forest at night, the track emerges from the darkness by not looking for it. A unique style emerges in photography by ignoring it, concentrating on the subject... 

Italo Calvino
[Writer, b. 1923, Santiago de la Vegas, Cuba, d. 1985, Siena, Italy.]

 Whatever person you decide to photograph, or whatever thing, you must go on photographing it always, exclusively, at every hour of the day and night. 

Jacques Derrida
[Philosopher and writer, b. 1930, El Biar, Algeria (then French Algeria), d. 2004, Paris.]

 I absolutely forbade all public photographs of myself. I like photography, I don’t have anything against it, but... 
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