"Photography, as a powerful medium of expression and communications, offers an infinite variety of perception, interpretation and execution."
- Ansel Adams
"I didn't decide to be a photographer; I just happened to fall into it."
- Berenice Abbott
"A good photographer can make you look incredible, even when you're not feeling very sexy."
- Cindy Margolis
"The reason I did fashion was it was the only way to get paid to do anything creative. You couldn't support yourself as an 'artist' - I hate that word. The only way you could be 'arty' was as a fashion photographer, because it still had a certain amount of integrity involved."
- David Bailey
"Photography to the amateur is recreation, to the professional it is work, and hard work too, no matter how pleasurable it may be."
- Edward Weston
"Look at lots of exhibitions and books, and don't get hung up on cameras and technical things. Photography is about images."
- Fay Godwin
"Photography is about finding out what can happen in the frame. When you put four edges around some facts, you change those facts."
- Garry Winogrand
"I wish more people felt that photography was an adventure the same as life itself and felt that their individual feelings were worth expressing. To me, that makes photography more exciting."
- Harry Callahan
"I was invited to photograph Hollywood. They asked me what I would like to photograph. I said, Ugly men."
- Imogen Cunningham