the photographic journal

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“Cut the clutter”

photographic common sense

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“It ́s not a photo until it ́s a print.”

Zack Arias

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“Patterns | Rule of Thirds | Leading Lines | Fill the Frame | Frame the topic of the photo in some way”

Scott Kelby referring to the 5 elementary compositional elements.

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“The camera is an amazing teacher.”

Chris Orwig

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“Shoot what it feels like, don ́t shoot what it looks like.”

David Hobby

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“A good friend of mine once told me that focus is overrated,
and that blew my mind but I’m starting to realize that he may be right.”

David Hobby

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“It ́s not when you press the shutter, it ́s why you press the shutter.”

Mary Ellen Mark

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“Shoot from your heart” + “Silence the inner critic.”

Richard Koci Hernandez

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“Don’t listen to photography tips at all”

Anton Corbijn

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“Imperfection is underrated”

Anton Corbijn

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“Take the camera, go out in the world, find a way to tell a story that means something to you.”

Annie Leibovitz

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"Don't do photography as a hobby"

Anonymous

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"Don't wait for approval, praise or sympathy"

common sense

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"I never believed compliments"

Richard Avedon (youtube documentary: "Richard Avedon - Darkness and Light")

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“You don’t make a photograph just with a camera.
You bring to the act of photography all the pictures you have seen,
the books you have read, the music you have heard, the people you have loved.”

Ansel Adams

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"Life is like a camera.
Focus on what's important.
Capture the good times and develop from the negatives.
And if things don't work out, just take another shot. "

Allan and Barbara Pease, "The Answer"

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