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Born: 1923-05-15
Profession: Photographer
Nation: American
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I think all art is about control - the encounter between control and the uncontrollable.

Tags: Art, Between, Control

All photographs are accurate. None of them is the truth.

Tags: Accurate, None, Truth

My portraits are more about me than they are about the people I photograph.

Tags: Photograph, Portraits

Just advertising departments with legs and high heels.

Tags: Heels, High, Legs

People - running from unhappiness, hiding in power - are locked within their reputations, ambitions, beliefs.

Tags: Power, Running, Within

Anything is an art if you do it at the level of an art.

Tags: Art, Level

Faces are the ledgers of our experience.

Tags: Experience, Faces

I am always stimulated by people. Almost never by ideas.

Tags: Almost, Ideas, Stimulated

I hate cameras. They interfere, they're always in the way. I wish: if I could work with my eyes alone.

Tags: Alone, Hate, Work

I never wanted to be called an artist. I wanted to be called a photographer.

Tags: Artist, Wanted

I see pictures of myself and I always knew that what I was feeling didn't look like that guy in the pictures.

Tags: Feeling, Guy, Knew

If each photograph steals a bit of the soul, isn't it possible that I give up pieces of mine every time I take a picture?

Tags: Give, Soul, Time

My parents put the New Yorker in my crib. I saw Vogue and Vanity Fair around the house before I could read.

Tags: Parents, Put, Read

People, unprotected by their roles, become isolated in beauty and intellect and illness and confusion.

Tags: Beauty, Become, Confusion

Real people move, they bear with them the element of time. It is this fourth dimension of people that I try to capture in a photograph.

Tags: Real, Time, Try

Sometimes I think all my pictures are just pictures of me.

Tags: Pictures, Sometimes

The moment an emotion or fact is transformed into a photograph it is no longer a fact but an opinion.

Tags: Fact, Moment, Opinion

A photographic portrait is a picture of someone who knows he is being photographed, and what he does with this knowledge is as much a part of the photograph as what he's wearing or how he looks.

Tags: Knowledge, Picture, Someone

Camera lies all the time. It's all it does is lie, because when you choose this moment instead of this moment, when you... the moment you've made a choice, you're lying about something larger. 'Lying' is an ugly word. I don't mean lying. But any artist picks and chooses what they want to paint or write about or say. Photographers are the same.

Tags: Lie, Mean, Time

How many pictures have you torn up because you hate them? What ends up in your scrapbook? The pictures where you look like a good guy and a good family man, and the children look adorable - and they're screaming the next minute. I've never seen a family album of screaming people.

Tags: Family, Good, Hate

I can see myself as a very old man in a terrific wheelchair. Only, I won't be photographing the tree outside my window, the way Steichen did. I'll be photographing other old people.

Tags: Old, Tree, Won

I've photographed just about everyone in the world. But what I hope to do is photograph people of accomplishment, not celebrity, and help define the difference once again.

Tags: Everyone, Help, Hope

Sometimes I think all my pictures are just pictures of me. My concern is... the human predicament; only what I consider the human predicament may simply be my own.

Tags: Human, May, Sometimes

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