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Anton Corbijn Quotes

For me N.M.E. was a very big thing. When I first came to the United Kingdom I started taking pictures for them and I became their main photographer for five years, and thats really been the basis of everything Ive been doing since.
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Analog is more beautiful than digital, really, but we go for comfort.

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I don't have lights, I don't have assistants, I just go and meet somebody and take a photograph. That's really basic, and that's how I used to work when I was 17 or 18 in Holland.

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I am a village boy, and Amsterdam for me was always the big town.

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I love body language.

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With photography, you are lucky if you get people to look at your pictures at some point. There's no formal way to show them.

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The really simple approach to photography is a great balance to making the films.

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I don't want to knock photography, and I don't feel that film is up there but photography isn't. I think they're next to each other really, you know. There's an incredible strength to a still picture. Or there can be an incredible strength to a still picture that can outlive you. That can outlive a film.

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I'm not famous; I am simply very well-known to certain people. Famous is something different.

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I'm not educated as a filmmaker, so it's quite a jump for me.

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With a film, you try to keep your vision in it. I think with 'The American' and 'Control' I managed to do that.

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I didn't really know how to make a film when I made 'Control'. I had to create my own language, just as I did when I started taking photographs. I never studied either one.

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Mandela is just the eternal man. You want that man to be around forever. It's the closest thing we have to God, I think. He's the father of mankind, almost.

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Photography has taken me from isolation.

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I don't crop my images and I always shoot handheld. By doing that I build in a kind of imperfection and this helps to emphasize reality.

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Like stories, people have individual lives, and are all caught up in this murky thing. All of them have the best intentions. In that sense, you could just as easily tell the same story from another character's perspective. Maybe that's a good idea for a TV series.

— Anton Corbijn

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