Minor White Quotes

Minor White Quotes: There's no particular class of photograph that I think is any better than any other class. I'm always and forever looking for the image that has spirit! I don't give a damn how it got made.
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Minor White Quote: ...insight, vision, moments of revelation. During those rare moments something overtakes the man and he becomes the tool of a greater Force; the servant of, willing or unwilling depending on his degree of awakeness. The photograph, then, is a message more than a mirror, and the mans a messenger who happens to be a photographer.
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Quotes about Minor White: Some of the young photographers today enter photography where I leave off. My
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Quote about Minor White: Different levels of photography require different levels of understanding and skill. A
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Minor White Sayings: When gifts are given to me through my camera, I accept them graciously.
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Minor White Saying: The state of mind of the photographer creating is a blank. I might add that this condition exists only at special times, namely when looking for pictures. -Something keeps him from falling off curbs, down open manholes, into bumpers of skidding trucks while in this condition but goes off duty at other times. . . . This is a very special kind of blank. A very active state of mind really, it is a very receptive state. . .
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Sayings about Minor White: Reaching a 'creative' state of mind thru positive action is considered preferable to waiting for 'inspiration'.
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Saying about Minor White: While we cannot describe its appearance (the equivalent), we can define its function. When a photograph functions as an Equivalent we can say that at that moment, and for that person the photograph acts as a symbol or plays the role of a metaphor for something that is beyond the subject photographed.
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Minor White Quotes: Let the subject generate its own photographs. Become a camera.
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