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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.”

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

On Photography: Joe Rosenthal, 1911-2006

On Photography: Joe Rosenthal, 1911-2006

“Atop 550-foot Suribachi Yama, the volcano at the southwest tip of Iwo Jima, Marines of the Second Battalion, 28th Regiment, Fifth Division, hoist the Stars and Stripes, signaling the capture

On Photography: Berenice Abbott, 1898-1991

On Photography: Berenice Abbott, 1898-1991

“Photography can only represent the present. Once photographed, the subject becomes part of the past.” –Berenice Abbott Berenice Abbott & sculpture Berenice Abbott was born in Springfield, OH. In her

On Photography: Peter Beard, 1938-2020

On Photography: Peter Beard, 1938-2020

“I did have a very advanced grandmother, my mother’s mother, who wanted to buy me a camera. My parents wouldn’t let her. Eventually, she won, and I got a camera

On Photography: Victor Skrebneski, 1929-2020

On Photography: Vicktor Skrebneski, 1929-2020

Portraits are the most intimate photographs. The image will survive the subject. –Victor Skrebneski Chicago’s photographer He became interested in photography when he found a camera in a park. Seven-year

On Photography: Kenny Rogers, 1938-2020

“Well, I don’t think everything necessarily that I touch turns to gold, but I think I get great joy out of it regardless of whether it is successful or not.”

On Photography: André Kertész, 1894-1985

“Seeing is not enough; you have to feel what you photograph.” –Andre Kertesz Europe It was 1912. André Kertész bought his first camera. He was 18 years old and working

Brassaï On Photography

On Photography: Brassaï, 1899-1984

“Night does not show things, it suggests them. It disturbs and surprises us with its strangeness. It liberates forces within us which are dominated by our reason during the daytime.”

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