If you can shoot on the street you can shoot anything.
Photography is the only language that can be understood anywhere in the world.
People say photographs don't lie, mine do.
Collector's edition of Life, the Eisie Issue, spring 1998
Black and white photography is a perfect lie. We must not let colour destroy this image.
[cited in: Creative Camera April 1970, p. 118]
The things you don’t show can say more than the things that are made visible.
From an interview with Erwin at: https://talking-pictures.net.au/2020/12/12/erwin-olaf-a-hesitant-beauty/
Black and white are the colours of photography.
"What digital camera" November 2012, (PDEF version), p. 14
Skills are never taught, they are acquired. I can give you a camera, but can't feed your vision.
I am forever chasing light. Light turns the ordinary into the magical.
My passport was my camera.
I don’t crop. Photography is like diamond cutting. If you miss you miss.