Interpretation is the revenge of the intellect upon art.
Aesthetics is for the artists as ornithology is for the birds.
The camera is my tool. Through it I give a reason to everything around me.
Subhash: „Positioning #711” (Cyanotype); see also here
I photograph to see what things look like photographed.
If you want to make more interesting pictures, become a more interesting person.
An artist is a choreographer of reality, constantly shifting bounderies…
The mechanical device has no other meaning for the photographer as perhaps the brush for the painter.
Knowledge is an island surrounded by a see of mystery.
I am not interested in shooting new things— I am interested to see things new.
The bells and stones have voices but, unless they are struck, they will not sound.
Seeing is forgetting the name of the thing one sees.
Leave the door open for the unknown,[…] That’s where the most important things come from, where you yourself came from,[…]
When I try to stick with a concept or preconceived idea it becomes rigid and forced.
Mysteries lie all around us, even in the most familiar things, waiting only to be perceived.
My pictures are never pre-visualized or planned. I feel strongly that pictures must come from contact with things…
A technically perfect photograph can be the world's most boring picture.
All the beauty of life is made up of light and shadow.
(Lew Nikolajewitsch Tolstoi)
We are not interested in the unusual, but in the usual seen unusually.
Taking pictures is savoring life intensely, every hundredth of a second.
There is no such thing as progress or improvement in art. There is art or no art. There is nothing inbetween.
We don't see things as they are, we see things as we are.
The best way to go into an unknown territory is to go in ignorant…
Talent is more important than technology.
Photography is the only language that can be misunderstood all around the world.
If you dont’t feel it, you won’t get it…