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  * "We take a lot from somebody when we take their picture. If not done carefully, we can take their dignity as well. The relationship between photographer and subject is crucial. You have one frame, one small impression, to represent everything that person is." - Joey L   * "We take a lot from somebody when we take their picture. If not done carefully, we can take their dignity as well. The relationship between photographer and subject is crucial. You have one frame, one small impression, to represent everything that person is." - Joey L
  * "To take a photograph is to align the head, the eye and the heart. It's a way of life." - Henri Cartier-Bresson   * "To take a photograph is to align the head, the eye and the heart. It's a way of life." - Henri Cartier-Bresson
 +  * "We must respect the atmosphere which surrounds the human being" - Henri Cartier-Bresson
  * "When you approach something to photograph it, first be still with yourself until the object of your attention affirms your presence. Then don't leave until you have captured its essence" - Minor White   * "When you approach something to photograph it, first be still with yourself until the object of your attention affirms your presence. Then don't leave until you have captured its essence" - Minor White
  * "The nude is the perfect expression of freedom. Freedom to be." - Goethe   * "The nude is the perfect expression of freedom. Freedom to be." - Goethe
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  * "No one want ordinary photographers anymore. No one wants regular photographers. They want someone that can bring some kind of special lens or special expertise to the conversation." - "You have convictions, you have ideas. They may not be perfect, but just get them out there. Give them a shot."   * "No one want ordinary photographers anymore. No one wants regular photographers. They want someone that can bring some kind of special lens or special expertise to the conversation." - "You have convictions, you have ideas. They may not be perfect, but just get them out there. Give them a shot."
  * "One man cannot practice many arts with great success." - [[http://quotedepot.net/quotations/one-man-cannot-practice-many-arts-with-success/121489|Plato]]   * "One man cannot practice many arts with great success." - [[http://quotedepot.net/quotations/one-man-cannot-practice-many-arts-with-success/121489|Plato]]
 +  * "Art can never exist without naked beauty displayed." - William Blake
  * "Elegance doesn't mean being noticed, it means being remembered." -  Giorgio Armani   * "Elegance doesn't mean being noticed, it means being remembered." -  Giorgio Armani
  * "Fashions fade, style is eternal." - Yves Saint Laurent   * "Fashions fade, style is eternal." - Yves Saint Laurent
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  * "Don't be afraid to SUCK." -- Joe Edelman, [[http://www.joeedelman.com/blog/photography/don%E2%80%99t-be-afraid-to-suck/|from the blog]]   * "Don't be afraid to SUCK." -- Joe Edelman, [[http://www.joeedelman.com/blog/photography/don%E2%80%99t-be-afraid-to-suck/|from the blog]]
    * "Great photography is always on the edge of failure." - Master Photographer Garry Winogrand (1928-1984). Any creative process requires risk taking to find success. Without failure there is no risk.     * "Great photography is always on the edge of failure." - Master Photographer Garry Winogrand (1928-1984). Any creative process requires risk taking to find success. Without failure there is no risk.
-  * "Continual failure is a road to success “ if you have the strength to go on." - Ralph Waldo Emerson+  * "Continual failure is a road to success “ if you have the strength to go on." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
  * "To be a photographer, one must photograph. No amount of book learning, no checklist of seminars attended, can substitute for the act of making pictures. Experience is the best teacher of all. And for that there are no guarantees that one will become an artist. Only the journey matters." -- Harry Callahan, photographer and professor   * "To be a photographer, one must photograph. No amount of book learning, no checklist of seminars attended, can substitute for the act of making pictures. Experience is the best teacher of all. And for that there are no guarantees that one will become an artist. Only the journey matters." -- Harry Callahan, photographer and professor
  * "Photography takes an instant out of time, altering life by holding it still." --  Dorothea Lange quotes   * "Photography takes an instant out of time, altering life by holding it still." --  Dorothea Lange quotes
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  * "It is more important to click with people than to click the shutter" - Alfred Eisenstaedt   * "It is more important to click with people than to click the shutter" - Alfred Eisenstaedt
  * "It is more important to click with people than to click the shutter - Alfred Eisenstaedt   * "It is more important to click with people than to click the shutter - Alfred Eisenstaedt
-  * "I think all art is about control, the encounter between control and uncontrollable.” – Richard Avedon+  * "I think all art is about control, the encounter between control and uncontrollable.” – Richard Avedon
  * "Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured forever... it remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything" -  Aaron Siskind   * "Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured forever... it remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything" -  Aaron Siskind
  * "Light glorifies everything. It transforms and ennobles the most commonplace and ordinary subjects. The object is nothing, light is everything" - Leonard Misone   * "Light glorifies everything. It transforms and ennobles the most commonplace and ordinary subjects. The object is nothing, light is everything" - Leonard Misone
-  * "Beauty can be seen in all things, seeing and composing the beauty is what separates the snapshot from the photograph." – Matt Hardy+  * "Beauty can be seen in all things, seeing and composing the beauty is what separates the snapshot from the photograph." – Matt Hardy
  * "If your photographs aren't good enough, you'e not close enough." - robert capa   * "If your photographs aren't good enough, you'e not close enough." - robert capa
  * "No, the camera can't steal the soul. But it can occasionally hold it hostage." - author unknown   * "No, the camera can't steal the soul. But it can occasionally hold it hostage." - author unknown
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  * "If you don't take a photo every day, the camera will make you pay." - photography teacher   * "If you don't take a photo every day, the camera will make you pay." - photography teacher
  * "A good photograph is knowing where to stand." - Ansel Adams   * "A good photograph is knowing where to stand." - Ansel Adams
-  * "Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.- Leonardo da Vinci+  * "Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” - Leonardo da Vinci
  * "Less is more." - Mies van der Rohe   * "Less is more." - Mies van der Rohe
-  * "Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.- Einstein+  * "Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.” - Einstein
  * "Simplicity in character, in manners, in style; in all things the supreme excellence is simplicity." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow   * "Simplicity in character, in manners, in style; in all things the supreme excellence is simplicity." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  * "Life is beautiful in its simplicity." - Thomas Matthiessen   * "Life is beautiful in its simplicity." - Thomas Matthiessen
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  * "The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead: his eyes are closed." -- [[http://thinkexist.com/quotation/the_most_beautiful_thing_we_can_experience_is_the/12647.html|Albert Einstein]]   * "The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead: his eyes are closed." -- [[http://thinkexist.com/quotation/the_most_beautiful_thing_we_can_experience_is_the/12647.html|Albert Einstein]]
-  * Supposedly, when Michelangelo was asked how he had made the magnificent statue of David, he replied, “I just removed everything that wasn’t David”.+  * Supposedly, when Michelangelo was asked how he had made the magnificent statue of David, he replied, “I just removed everything that wasn’t David”.
  * ALL GREAT PHOTOGRAPHY IS ABOUT COMMUNICATING AN EMOTION - STRIP EVERYTHING OUT OF AN IMAGE THAT DOES NOT COMMUNICATE THE EMOTION!   * ALL GREAT PHOTOGRAPHY IS ABOUT COMMUNICATING AN EMOTION - STRIP EVERYTHING OUT OF AN IMAGE THAT DOES NOT COMMUNICATE THE EMOTION!
    * [[http://www.ronbigelow.com/articles/subtraction/art-of-subtraction.htm|The Art of Subtraction]]     * [[http://www.ronbigelow.com/articles/subtraction/art-of-subtraction.htm|The Art of Subtraction]]
 
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