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Born: 1931-03-26
Profession: Actor
Nation: American
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That's the most difficult issue for me... to find a subject that holds my interest long enough that I'm prepared to go to work and spend the time and energy to shoot the subject.

Tags: Enough, Time, Work

The book tour has been really interesting and very gratifying. I have not book toured before. I've never had quite as much pleasure, as much satisfaction.

Tags: Book, Pleasure, Quite

This time, there have been a lot of interesting discussion about the subject matter and I've had a good time talking about it. And in some of the cases, I'm not just signing books; I'm showing slides and talking about the work.

Tags: Good, Time, Work

What I'm exploring right now is the subject of my own mortality. It's an area that I'm curious about, and I'm researching it to see if there's a photographic essay in it for me. If images don't start to come, I'll go to something else.

Tags: Else, Start, Subject

Years ago - in the 70s, for about a decade - I carried a camera every place I went. And I shot a lot of pictures that were still life and landscape, using available light.

Tags: Life, Light, Place

You know, for a long time I have been of the opinion that artists don't necessarily know what they're doing. You don't necessarily know what kind of universal concept you're tapping into.

Tags: Artists, Opinion, Time

I think it's my adventure, my trip, my journey, and I guess my attitude is, let the chips fall where they may.

Tags: Adventure, Attitude, May

Logic is the beginning of wisdom, not the end.

Tags: Beginning, End, Wisdom

I'm touched by the idea that when we do things that are useful and helpful - collecting these shards of spirituality - that we may be helping to bring about a healing.

Tags: Healing, Idea, May

The miracle is this: the more we share the more we have.

Tags: Miracle, Share

That is the exploration that awaits you! Not mapping stars and studying nebula, but charting the unknown possibilities of existence.

Tags: Existence, Stars, Studying

I am not Spock.

Tags: Spock

You proceed from a false assumption: I have no ego to bruise.

Tags: Assumption, Ego, False

I'm attracted to images that come from a personal exploration of a subject matter. When they have a personal stamp to them, then I think it becomes identifiable.

Tags: Matter, Personal, Subject

For me it's all about personal vision; is there something about a subject that uniquely speaks to me.

Tags: Personal, Subject, Vision

I also do my own processing, so it means a big commitment in lab time.

Tags: Big, Means, Time

I became hooked on the idea of being able to shoot an image and process it myself, and end up with a product.

Tags: Able, End, Idea

I became involved in photography when I was about thirteen years old.

Tags: Involved, Old, Thirteen

I certainly don't live in a kosher home although I was raised in a kosher environment.

Tags: Although, Home, Raised

I've been working with photography for many years.

Tags: Working

That's true, because I'm a photographer now.

Tags: True

Which is probably the reason why I work exclusively in black and white... to highlight that contrast.

Tags: Black, Why, Work

A neighborhood friend showed me how it was possible to go to a camera shop and pick up chemicals for pennies... literally... and develop your own film and make prints.

Tags: Film, Friend, Possible

But if you're talking about fine art work, then I think you have to ask yourself some pretty deep questions about why it is you want to take pictures and what it is you want to say.

Tags: Art, Work, Yourself

I deal with this spiritual issue every day - either shooting or processing or sorting or discussing or having conversations - I'm in constant contact with it.

Tags: Deal, Either, Spiritual

Most of my images have been done in-studio, under very controlled lighting conditions. There have been a few that have been shot in nature, but even then they were shot almost exclusively at night, and again, under controlled lighting conditions.

Tags: Done, Nature, Night
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My dream concept is that I have a camera and I am trying to photograph what is essentially invisible. And every once in a while I get a glimpse of her and I grab that picture.

Tags: Dream, Her, Trying

My memory of those places is better than my pictures. That's why I get much more satisfaction out of shooting thematic work that has to do with an idea that I'm searching for, or searching to express.

Tags: Idea, Why, Work

My wife and I are affiliated with a temple here in Los Angeles. We feel very close to the congregation and to the rabbi, who happens to be my wife's cousin and who I admire greatly. I talk to him regularly but I consider myself more spiritual than religious.

Tags: Him, Spiritual, Wife

Other times, you're doing some piece of work and suddenly you get feedback that tells you that you have touched something that is very alive in the cosmos.

Tags: Alive, Times, Work

Some words having to do with the death of the people in the World Trade Center attack had been added, and when I got to it, I had this overwhelmingly emotional experience. I struggled to get through the words; tears were streaming down my cheeks.

Tags: Death, Emotional, Experience
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