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Wednesday, October 11, 2006

Quote o' the Day

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If I knew how to take a good photograph, I'd take one every time.


Robert Doisneau


Robert Doisneau, Sunday morning in Arcueil, 1945


Posted by: MIKE JOHNSTON with a tip o' the hat to Stanco

7 Comments:

Blogger MJFerron said...

Scenes like this must be appreciated as they are now impossible to duplicate. I'll say something outrageous here. I think the impact of Bresson's work (and others)is more in the "way back time machine" appeal than for his actual talent.

10:57 AM  
Blogger DAVE (theendofdave.com) said...

Ironic and genial

12:21 PM  
Blogger John said...

And I thought I made this up...

12:55 PM  
Blogger Mike Johnston said...

Your work, too, will someday be "way back in time." Count on it....

--Mike

1:25 PM  
Blogger Albano Garcia said...

Susan Sontag says that every pic taken becomes art precisely for this "back in time" effect. Factual part dissapears, aestetic part remains.

2:00 PM  
Blogger Matthew Robertson said...

If Mr. Dosineau had used models for his street scenes, instead of relying on chance encounters, perhaps his photos would have been more widely enjoyed.

Oh, wait...

4:24 PM  
Blogger Max said...

With a sentence like that, I can only think this was a generous man.

5:36 PM  

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