Julia Margaret Cameron Quotes

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Julia Margaret Cameron Quotes

My aspirations are to ennoble Photography and to secure for it the character and uses of High Art by combining the real and Ideal and sacrificing nothing of the Truth by all possible devotion to Poetry and beauty.
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Growth is a spiral process, doubling back on itself, reassessing and regrouping.

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I longed to arrest all beauty that came before me, and at length the longing has been satisfied.

— Julia Margaret Cameron

When I have had such men before my camera my whole soul has endeavored to do its duty towards them in recording faithfully the greatness of the inner as well as the features of the outer man. The photograph thus taken has been almost the embodiment of a prayer.

— Julia Margaret Cameron

The capacity for delight is the gift of paying attention.

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From the first moment I handled my lens with a tender ardour.

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What is focus and who has the right to say what focus is the legitimate focus?

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I wish I could take language And fold it like cool, moist rags. I would lay words on your forehead. I would wrap words on your wrists. 'There, there,' my words would say - Or something better. I would ask them to murmur, 'Hush' and 'Shh, shhh, it's all right.' I would ask them to hold you all night. I wish I could take language And daub and soothe and cool Where fever blisters and burns, Where fever turns yourself against you. I wish I could take language And heal the words that were the wounds You have no names for.

— Julia Margaret Cameron

The clock is ticking and you're hearing the beat. You stop by a museum shop, sign your name on a scuba-diving sheet, and commit yourself to Saturday mornings in the deep end. You're either losing your mind - or gaining your soul. Life is meant to be an artist date. That's why we were created.

— Julia Margaret Cameron

Beauty, you're under arrest. I have a camera, and I'm not afraid to use it.

— Julia Margaret Cameron

Personal sympathy has helped me on very much. My husband from first to last has watched every picture with delight, and it is my daily habit to run to him with every glass upon which a fresh glory is newly stamped, and to listen to his enthusiastic applause. This habit of running into the dining-room with my wet pictures has stained such an immense quantity of table linen with nitrate of silver, indelible stains, that I should have been banished from any less indulgent household.

— Julia Margaret Cameron

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