December 27, 2008

Backstage work and Masters' quotes

" 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

Sylvie Blum -
"Backstage part 4"

" My creative process begins when I get out with the camera and interact with the world. A camera is truly a license to explore. There are no uninteresting things. There are just uninterested people." Jerry Uelsmann

Jenna Black
"Unique Nudes Behind the Scenes"
Art Model Kaylynn Hills

" All eyes can see how a country can be free and treat the naked body as art. Not as pornography or as a crime, but with happiness and caring.” Spencer Tunick

José Manchado -
Art Model Chloé

" For me to walk around the block where I live could take five minutes. But when I have a camera, it could take five hours." Jerry Uelsmann

Mark Varley -

" This then : to photograph a rock, have it look like a rock, but be more than a rock." Edward Weston

Franck Petronio -
"She’s quite a good photographer too"

" I just create shapes and forms with human bodies. It's an abstraction, it's a performance, it's an installation." Spencer Tunick

Nikola Borissov -
"Cet obscur objet du désir"
Backstage 3

" Never forget that the nurturing and preservation of your own muse is job one. Lose it and you may be losing a great deal." Robert Genn

Rudolf Imrišík -
"Flexaret IV"

" Consulting the rules of composition before taking a photograph is like consulting the laws of gravity before going for a walk." Edward Weston

Marcus J Ranum -
"Why aren't there more..."
Art Model Stacy

" If the affairs of the world were put in the hands of the screwball artists, it couldn’t be in a worse state than it is now !" Man Ray

John Peri -

" True muses stay dreams forever unless artists connect them to exploratory work." Robert Genn

Helmut Newton

"I take photographs with love, so I try to make them art objects. But I make them for myself first and foremost--that is important. If they are art objects at the same time, that's fine with me." Jacques-Henri Lartigue

Michael Helms -
"Iris 7544"
Art Model Iris Dassault -

"The question is not what you look at but what you see !" Henry David Thoureau

Salhuana Studios
"White Sands 2"
Art Model Katy T -

"Photography records the gamut of feelings written on the human face, the beauty of the earth and skies that man has inherited and the wealth and confusion man has created." Edward Steichen

Igor Amelkovich
"Shoot me"

“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

Jarda Balek -
"Nude photography"

"Life is like a good black and white photograph, there's black, there's white, and lots of shades in between." Karl Heiner

Michael Helms and Perry Gallagher -
Art Model Kayla

"A photograph is an instrument of love and revelation that must see beneath the surfaces and record the qualities of nature and humanity which live in all things." Ansel Adams

Robert Lubanski -
Models Evelina and Pola

"To photograph is to hold one's breath, when all faculties converge to capture fleeting reality. It's at that precise moment that mastering an image becomes a great physical and intellectual joy." Henri Cartier-Bresson

François Benveniste -
"Self photographer"
Art Model Magda

"It's marvellous, marvellous ! Nothing will ever be as much fun. I'm going to photograph everything, everything !" Jacques-Henri Lartigue

Doug Faircloth -
"The Photographer's Assistant"

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