Photo Quotes Archive

Quotes by Edward Steichen (7 quotes)

(1879-1973)
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"The use of the term art medium is, to say the least, misleading, for it is the artist that creates a work of art not the medium. It is the artist in photography that gives form to content by a distillation of ideas, thought, experience, insight and understanding."
Photography > General
Quote #21
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"The mission of photography is to explain man to man and each man to himself. And that is the most complicated thing on earth"
Photography > General
Quote #36
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"Photography records the gamut of feelings written on the human face, the beauty of the earth and skies that man has inherited, and the wealth and confusion man has created. It is a major force in explaining man to man."
Photography > General
Quote #37
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"Once you really commence to see things, then you really commence to feel things."
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Quote #390
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"I knew, of course, that trees and plants had roots, stems, bark, branches and foliage that reached up toward the light. But I was coming to realize that the real magician was light itself..."
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Quote #391
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"No photographer is as good as the simplest camera."
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Photography > Equipment
Quote #463
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"Every other artist begins with a blank canvas, a piece of paper the photographer begins with the finished product."
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Photography > General
Quote #465
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