Edward Weston Quotes

Top 39 wise famous quotes and sayings by Edward Weston

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Edward Weston quotes: Is love like art - something always ahead, never quite attained. Is love like art - something always ahead, never quite attained.
Edward Weston quotes: I see no reason for recording the obvious. I see no reason for recording the obvious.
Edward Weston quotes: To compose a subject well means no more than to see and present it in the strongest manner possible. To compose a subject well means no more than to see and present it in the strongest manner possible.
Edward Weston quotes: People who wouldn't think of taking a sieve to the well to draw water fail to see the folly in taking a camera to make a painting. People who wouldn't think of taking a sieve to the well to draw water fail to see the folly in taking a camera to make a painting.
Edward Weston quotes: Results alone should be appraised; the way in which these are achieved is of importance only to the maker. Results alone should be appraised; the way in which these are achieved is of importance only to the maker.
Edward Weston quotes: If I am interested, amazed, stimulated to work, that is sufficient reason to thank the gods, and go ahead! If I am interested, amazed, stimulated to work, that is sufficient reason to thank the gods, and go ahead!
Edward Weston quotes: Consulting the rules of composition before taking a photograph, is like consulting the laws of gravity before going for a walk. Consulting the rules of composition before taking a photograph, is like consulting the laws of gravity before going for a walk.
Edward Weston quotes: No photographer is better than the simplest of cameras No photographer is better than the simplest of cameras
Edward Weston quotes: Clouds, torsos, shells, peppers, trees, rocks, smoke stacks, are but interdependent, interrelated parts of a whole, which is life. Clouds, torsos, shells, peppers, trees, rocks, smoke stacks, are but interdependent, interrelated parts of a whole, which is life.
Edward Weston quotes: My own eyes are no more than scouts on a preliminary search, for the camera's eye may entirely change my idea. My own eyes are no more than scouts on a preliminary search, for the camera's eye may entirely change my idea.
Edward Weston quotes: Anything more than 500 yards from the car just isn't photogenic. Anything more than 500 yards from the car just isn't photogenic.
Edward Weston quotes: I don't care if you make a print on a bath mat, just as long as it is a good print. I don't care if you make a print on a bath mat, just as long as it is a good print.
Edward Weston quotes: I would say to any artist: Don't be repressed in your work, dare to experiment, consider any urge, if in a new direction all the better. I would say to any artist: Don't be repressed in your work, dare to experiment, consider any urge, if in a new direction all the better.
Edward Weston quotes: When a photographer masters the tools and processes of the art, then the quality of the work is only limited by his creative vision. When a photographer masters the tools and processes of the art, then the quality of the work is only limited by his creative vision.
Edward Weston quotes: This then: to photograph a rock, have it look like a rock, but be more than a rock. This then: to photograph a rock, have it look like a rock, but be more than a rock.
Edward Weston quotes: The great scientist dares to differ from accepted 'facts' - think irrationally - let the artist do likewise. The great scientist dares to differ from accepted 'facts' - think irrationally - let the artist do likewise.
Edward Weston quotes: I am not limiting myself to theories, so I never question the rightness to my approach. I am not limiting myself to theories, so I never question the rightness to my approach.
Edward Weston quotes: Photography to the amateur is recreation, to the professional it is work, and hard work too, no matter how pleasurable it my be. Photography to the amateur is recreation, to the professional it is work, and hard work too, no matter how pleasurable it my be.
Edward Weston quotes: Photography, not soft gutless painting, is best equipped to bore into the spirit of today. Photography, not soft gutless painting, is best equipped to bore into the spirit of today.
Edward Weston quotes: Dare to be irrational! - keep free from formulas, open to any fresh impulse, fluid. Dare to be irrational! - keep free from formulas, open to any fresh impulse, fluid.
Edward Weston quotes: An excellent conception can be quite obscured by faulty technical execution or clarified by faultless technique. An excellent conception can be quite obscured by faulty technical execution or clarified by faultless technique.
Edward Weston quotes: Good composition is merely the strongest way of seeing. Good composition is merely the strongest way of seeing.
Edward Weston quotes: If I have any 'message' worth giving to a beginner it is that there are no short cuts in photography. If I have any 'message' worth giving to a beginner it is that there are no short cuts in photography.