Photo Quotes Archive

Quotes by Helmut Newton (6 quotes)

(1920 - 2004)
A German-Australian fashion photographer noted for his nude studies of women.
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"It began when I was so ill that there was a good chance of dying. I promised myself that if I survived I would never again pander to a magazine's requests or follow the ideas of art directors. I would only make images which were personal, which arose out of my own life."
Source: "LensWork", Issue 58, Page 85
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Quote #125
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"I hate good taste. It's the worst thing that can happen to a creative person."
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Quote #354
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"The photographs don't arouse me. All I can think about is the hard work it took to make them."
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Quote #355
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"Some people's photography is an art. Not mine. Art is a dirty word in photography. All this fine art crap is killing it already."
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Quote #356
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"The point of my photography has always been to challenge myself, to go a little further than my Germanic discipline and Teutonic nature would traditionally permit me to. "
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Quote #357
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"My job as a portrait photographer is to seduce, amuse and entertain."
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Quote #458
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