I take pictures like Jimmy Page, and I play guitar like Ansel Adams.
Portraits are the most intimate photographs. The image will survive the subject.
It's one thing to make a picture of what a person looks like, it's another thing to make a portrait of who they are.
Jensen, Brooks. "Talk at the Wilson Center for the Arts, Sep 2007". LensWork Podcast LW0420.
No matter how sophisticated the camera, the photographer is still the one that makes the picture.
I found the best light in the dark.
Anyone can shoot chaos. But the most perceptive photographers can make compelling pictures out of uninteresting moments.
If you're not interested in life, then photography has no meaning.
Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.
I am visible, I am image.
A photographic portrait is a picture of someone who knows he is being photographed.