Sunday, June 28, 2015

Photographic Quote of the Week: Harry Callahan

To be a photographer, one must photograph. No amount of book learning, no checklist of seminars attended, can substitute for the simple act of making pictures. Experience is the best teacher of all. And for that, there are no guarantees that one will become an artist. Only the journey matters.

-Harry Callahan

Multiple Exposure Tree, Chicago, Harry Callahan, 1956

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Photographic Quote of the Week: Berenice Abbott

Photography can only represent the present. Once photographed, the subject becomes part of the past.

-Berenice Abbott

Blossom Restaurant; 103 Bowery. Oct. 3, 1935; by Berenice Abbott (1898-1991) from her "Changing New York" Works Progress Administration/ Federal Art Project

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Photographic Quote of the Week: Edward Weston

Anything that excites me for any reason, I will photograph; not searching for unusual subject matter, but making the commonplace unusual.

 - Edward Weston

Pepper #30, Edward Weston, 1930

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Photographic Quote of the Week: Garry Winogrand

I photograph to find out what something will look like photographed.

 - Garry Winogrand

Albuquerque, Garry Winogrand, 1957