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On Photography: Ernst Haas — New York in color, 1952-1962
“With photography, a new language has been created. Now for the first time, it is possible to express reality by...
On Photography: Eugène Atget, 1857-1927
"A good photograph is like a good hound dog, dumb, but eloquent." -Eugene Atget When photography was barely 25 years...
On Photography: Félix Nadar, 1820-1910
"Photography is a marvelous discovery, a science that has attracted the greatest intellects, and art that excites the most astute...
On Photography: Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, 1958-present
"I think there was a warmer relationship between the models and the designers and even the business people involved. It...
On Photography: Harry Benson, 1929-present
"A good photograph is one that can't be repeated." -Harry Benson The Scottsman, Harry Benson is a photojournalist's photojournalist. His...
On Photography: Duane Michals, 1392-present
"Anything outside of the realm of being an observer to reality was the only definition [of photography] that was legitimate....
On Photography: Thomas Struth, 1954-present
"I wanted to make photographs in which everything was so complex and detailed that you could look at them forever...
On Photography: David Hume Kennerly, 1947-present
"In photography everything can be taught except how to see. When I see it, I get it!" -David Hume Kennerly...
On Photography: Cecil Beaton, 1904-1980
"Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers,...
On Photography: Toni Frissell, 1907-1988
"Here are faces that I have found memorable. If they are not all as happy as kings, it is because...
On Photography: Matt Herron, 1931-2020
"And I joined the march and marched the whole way from Selma to Montgomery walking backward mostly looking through my...
On Photography: Annie Leibovitz, 1949-present
“The camera makes you forget you’re there. It’s not like you are hiding but you forget, you are just looking...

On Photography: Eugène Atget, 1857-1927

“A good photograph is like a good hound dog, dumb, but eloquent.” -Eugene Atget When photography was barely 25 years old, Eugène Atget started photographing views of Paris, France that evolved into an over ten thousand image portrait of the

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On Photography: Félix Nadar, 1820-1910

On Photography: Félix Nadar, 1820-1910

“Photography is a marvelous discovery, a science that has attracted the greatest intellects, and art that excites the most astute minds — and one that can be practiced by any imbecile.” -Nadar (Gaspard-Félix Tournachon) Becoming Nadar While best known as

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On Photography: Harry Benson, 1929-present

“A good photograph is one that can’t be repeated.” -Harry Benson The Scottsman, Harry Benson is a photojournalist’s photojournalist. His American journey began when his plans changed from going to Africa to cover a news event to being assigned to

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On Photography: Duane Michals, 1932-present

On Photography: Duane Michals, 1392-present

“Anything outside of the realm of being an observer to reality was the only definition [of photography] that was legitimate. I had no problem breaking the rules because I never bought the rules in the first place.” -Duane Michals Storytelling

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On Photography: Thomas Struth, 1954-present

On Photography: Thomas Struth, 1954-present

“I wanted to make photographs in which everything was so complex and detailed that you could look at them forever and never see everything.” -Thomas Struth Artist Thomas Struth Thomas Struth is a renowned fine art photographer with diverse bodies

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On Photography: Cecil Beaton, 1904-1980

On Photography: Cecil Beaton, 1904-1980

“Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary.” -Cecil Beaton Photographer and much more Cecil Beaton was a

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On Photography: Toni Frissell, 1907-1988

On Photography: Toni Frissell, 1907-1988

“Here are faces that I have found memorable. If they are not all as happy as kings, it is because in this imperfect world and these hazardous times, the camera’s eye, like the eye of a child, often sees true.”

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On Photography: Matt Herron, 1931-2020

“And I joined the march and marched the whole way from Selma to Montgomery walking backward mostly looking through my viewfinder” -Matt Herron Herron and a bombed-out church He was arrested at a protest to integrate an amusement park in

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On Photography: Annie Leibovitz, 1949-present

On Photography: Annie Leibovitz, 1949-present

“The camera makes you forget you’re there. It’s not like you are hiding but you forget, you are just looking so much.” – Annie Leibovitz Annie Leibovitz’s early years Annie Leibovitz is a baby boomer who traveled worldwide with her

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On Photography: Harry Benson, 1929-present

“A good photograph is one that can’t be repeated.” -Harry Benson The Scottsman, Harry Benson is a photojournalist’s photojournalist. His American journey began when his plans changed from going to Africa to cover a news event to being assigned to

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On Photography: Duane Michals, 1932-present

On Photography: Duane Michals, 1392-present

“Anything outside of the realm of being an observer to reality was the only definition [of photography] that was legitimate. I had no problem breaking the rules because I never bought the rules in the first place.” -Duane Michals Storytelling

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On Photography: Thomas Struth, 1954-present

On Photography: Thomas Struth, 1954-present

“I wanted to make photographs in which everything was so complex and detailed that you could look at them forever and never see everything.” -Thomas Struth Artist Thomas Struth Thomas Struth is a renowned fine art photographer with diverse bodies

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On Photography: Cecil Beaton, 1904-1980

On Photography: Cecil Beaton, 1904-1980

“Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary.” -Cecil Beaton Photographer and much more Cecil Beaton was a

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On Photography: Toni Frissell, 1907-1988

On Photography: Toni Frissell, 1907-1988

“Here are faces that I have found memorable. If they are not all as happy as kings, it is because in this imperfect world and these hazardous times, the camera’s eye, like the eye of a child, often sees true.”

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On Photography: Matt Herron, 1931-2020

“And I joined the march and marched the whole way from Selma to Montgomery walking backward mostly looking through my viewfinder” -Matt Herron Herron and a bombed-out church He was arrested at a protest to integrate an amusement park in

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On Photography: Annie Leibovitz, 1949-present

On Photography: Annie Leibovitz, 1949-present

“The camera makes you forget you’re there. It’s not like you are hiding but you forget, you are just looking so much.” – Annie Leibovitz Annie Leibovitz’s early years Annie Leibovitz is a baby boomer who traveled worldwide with her

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On Photography: Sir Don McCullin, 1935-present

On Photography: Don McCullin, 1935-present

“I’m not an artist. I’ve been struggling against that word all my life. The American photographers all want to be called artists. I’m a photographer and I stand by it.” – Sir Donald McCullin CBE Royal Air Force assistant Don

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On Photography: Robert Farber, 1944-Present

On Photography: Robert Farber, 1944-present

“If you want to make good photographs, a camera has to second nature to you. Devoting too much attention to technical decisions can interfere with your creative process.” -Robert Farber Robert Farber, a painter with a camera Robert Farmer was

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On Photography: Dario Calmese, 1983-present

On Photography: Dario Calmese, 1982-present

“Changing the images that have been washed on us for hundreds of years is about telling us who we are, our position in the world and our value, You Will Create History.” -Dario Calmese First Black photographer of Vanity Fair

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