"My photographs don’t go
below the surface.
They don’t go below anything.
They’re readings of the surface.
I have great faith in surfaces.
A good one is full of clues."
RICHARD AVEDON

“Photography takes an instant out of
time, altering life by holding it still."
DOROTHEA LANGE

"As time passes by and you look at
portraits, the people come back to
you like a silent echo."
HENRI CARTIER-BRESSON

"They are the proof of something
that was there and no longer is . . .
You can turn away but when
you come back they'll still
be there looking at you."
DIANE ARBUS

"Look, I'm not an intellectual.
I just take pictures."
HELMUT NEWTON