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Lisette Model Quotes

Speed, the fundamental condition of the activities of our day is the power of photography, indeed the modern art of today, the art of the split second.
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Photography is the easiest art, which perhaps makes it the hardest.

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I am a passionate lover of the snapshot, because of all photographic images it comes closest to truth.

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

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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.

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Don't shoot til the subject hits you in the pit of your stomach.

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The snapshot has no pretense or ambition. Innocence is the quintessence of the snapshot. I wish to distinguish between innocence and ignorance. Innocence is one of the highest forms of being and ignorance is one of the lowest.

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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.

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They say my prints are bad, darling they should see my negatives

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