Lisette Model quotes

  • Photography is the easiest art, which perhaps makes it the hardest.
    -- Lisette Model

    #Photography #Art #Hardest

  • Photography through the camera is an instrument of detection. We photograph not only what we know, but also what we don't know.
    -- Lisette Model

    #Photography #Cameras #Photograph

  • I have often been asked what I wanted to prove by my photographs. The answer is, I don’t want to prove anything. They prove to me, and I am the one who gets the lesson.
    -- Lisette Model

    #Answers #Lessons #Want

  • New images surround us everywhere. They are invisible only because of sterile routine convention and fear.
    -- Lisette Model

    #Routine #Invisible #Conventions

  • It is the surface I am interested in. Because the surface is the inside.
    -- Lisette Model

    #Surface

  • The snapshooter’s pictures have an apparent disorder and imperfection, which is exactly their appeal and their style. The picture isn’t straight. It isn’t done well. It isn’t composed. It isn’t thought out. And out of this imbalance, and out of this not knowing, and out of this real innocence toward the medium comes an enormous vitality and expression of life.
    -- Lisette Model

    #Real #Expression #Knowing

  • They say my prints are bad, darling they should see my negatives
    -- Lisette Model

    #Should #Darling #Print

  • I am a pationate lover of the snapshot, because of all photographic images, it comes closest to the truth ... the snapshooter['s] pictures have an apparent disorder and imperfection which is exactly their appeal and their style.
    -- Lisette Model

    #Imperfection #Style #Snapshots

  • Never take a picture of anything you are not passionately interested in.
    -- Lisette Model

  • This photographic thing has changed the entire vision of the world. It will go through every activity of humanity - science, medicine, space, ESP, for peace, against peace, entertainment, television, movies, all of them - you will not find one without photography.
    -- Lisette Model

    #Photography #Medicine #Space

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