“Most of my pictures are compassionate, gentle and personal. They tend to let the viewer see for himself. They tend not to preach. And they tend not to pose as art.”

Bruce Davidson

“The camera is my tool. Through it I give a reason to everything around me.”

André Kertész

“I paint what cannot be photographed and I photograph what I do not wish to paint.”


“It is no accident that the photographer becomes a photographer any more than the lion tamer becomes a lion tamer.”


“It’s more important for a photographer to have very good shoes, than to have a very good camera.”

Sebastião Salgado

“Photography is a tool for dealing with things everybody knows about but isn’t attending to. My photographs are intended to represent something you don’t see.”

Emmet Gowin

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

Garry Winogrand

“The eye is made to see and not to think.”

Marc Riboud

“Some of the great pictures happen along the journey and not necessarily at your destination.”

Steve McCurry