"You can take a good picture of anything." - Garry Winogrand
I really believe there are things nobody would see if I didn’t photograph them.
— Diane Arbus (via thephotographicimage)
© erin riley, 2014
Revelations that Reuters routinely uses Syrian rebel activists as photojournalists raises uncomfortable questions for an industry which stakes it’s reputation on unbiased reporting.
Read the full piece on Disphotic
And cinnamon toast is a kind of all-purpose mollifier: something Carrelli offers her customers whenever Trouble is abrasive, or loud, or crowded, or refuses to give them what they want. “No one can be mad at toast,” she said.
A mad, keen photographer needs to get out into the world and work and make mistakes. - Sam Abell
There are many teachers who could ruin you. Before you know it you could be a pale copy of this teacher or that teacher. You have to evolve on your own.
See Abbott’s work on LightBox here.
When I ask to photograph someone, it is because I love the way they look and I think I make that clear. I’m paying them a tremendous compliment. What I’m saying is, I want to take you home with me and look at you for the rest of my life. - Amy Arbus
Eva Vermandel, Holly, London Fields, April 2012
From Splinter - see my piece about the work/book here.
from the above mentioned article “ To appreciate can mean all kinds of things. In photography, it means to become aware of a moment that might signify something to be appreciated, to then capture it as a photograph so that it can be looked at later.”