Edward Steichen Quotes

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Edward Steichen Quotes

12 Aug , 2015  

The 10 best Edward Steichen Quotes :

1)”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.”

2)”Every other artist begins with a blank canvas, a piece of paper the photographer begins with the finished product.”

3)”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.”

4)”Photography is a major force in explaining man to man.”

5)”A good daguerreotype was as perfect a kind of photograph as was ever made”

These are the 10 best Edward Steichen Quotes !

6)”When I first became interested in photography, I thought it was the whole cheese. My idea was to have it recognized as one of the fine arts. Today I don’t give a hoot in hell about that. The mission of photography is to explain man to man and each man to himself.”

7)”No photographer is as good as the simplest camera. Edward Steichen”

8)”Every ten years a man should give himself a good kick in the pants.”

9)”You know… that a blank wall is an apalling thing to look at. The wall of a museum – a canvas – a piece of film – or a guy sitting in front of a typewriter. Then, you start out to do something – that vague thing called creation. The beginning strikes awe within you.”

10)”When that shutter clicks, anything else that can be done afterward is not worth consideration.”

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