"There can't be two identical photographs in this world. Not even if it is from the same photographer."
"There are always two people in every picture: the photographer and the viewer."
- Ansel Adams
"It takes a lot of imagination to be a good photographer. You need less imagination to be a painter because you can invent things. But in photography everything is so ordinary; it takes a lot of looking before you learn to see the extraordinary."
- David Bailey
"I'm a photographer, period. I love photography, the immediacy of it. I like the craft, the idea of saying 'I'm a photographer.'"
- David LaChapelle
"When you're a fashion photographer, you must inspire a dream."
- Patrick Demarchelier
"Whether he is an artist or not, the photographer is a joyous sensualist, for the simple reason that the eye traffics in feelings, not in thoughts."
- Walker Evans (American Photographer 1903-1975)
"Within every man and woman a secret is hidden, and as a photographer it is my task to reveal it if I can."
- Yousuf Karsh