Light makes photography. Embrace light. Admire it. Love it. But above all, know light. Know it for all you are worth, and you will know the key to photography.

— George Eastman.

Saturday, June 1, 2013

Alfred Stieglitz on the current state of photography 

"Yes, there seems to be millions on millions of photographers and billions of photographs made annually, but how rare a really fine photograph seems to be. ‘Interesting’ shots. It’s a pathetic situation. So little vision. So little true seeing."

           – Letter from Alfred Stieglitz to Edward Weston, September 3, 1938
              Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University

1 comment:

  1. Ah. how true. You might check out Nussbaum,& tell me what you think. He's the guy who shot the tree for