Berenice Abbott Quotes

Berenice Abbott Quotes: I think the important decision for a photographer is to choose a subject that intensely interests him or her.
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Berenice Abbott Quote: What we need of equipment is this: let it possess as good a structure as the real-life content that surrounds us. We need more simplifications to free us for seeing.
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Quotes about Berenice Abbott: I agree that all good photographs are documents, but I also know that all documents are certainly not good photographs. Furthermore, a good photographer does not merely document, he probes the subject, he 'uncovers' it ...
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Quote about Berenice Abbott: I took to photography like a duck to water. I never wanted to do anything else. Excitement about the subject is the voltage which pushes me over the mountain of drudgery necessary to produce the final photograph.
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Berenice Abbott Sayings: Actually, documentary pictures include every subject in the world - good, bad, indifferent. I have yet to see a fine photograph which is not a good document.
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Berenice Abbott Saying: Pictures are wasted unless the motive power which impelled you to action is strong and stirring.
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Sayings about Berenice Abbott: I believe there is no more creative medium than photography to recreate the living world of our time...Photography gladly accepts the challenge because it is at home in its element: namely, realism-real life-the now.
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Saying about Berenice Abbott: ...the art is in selecting what is worthwhile to take the trouble about...
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Berenice Abbott Quotes: Some people are still unaware that reality contains unparalleled beauties. The fantastic and unexpected, the ever-changing and renewing is nowhere so exemplified as in real life itself.
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Berenice Abbott Quote: Photography can only represent the present. Once photographed, the subject becomes part of the past.
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