Annie Leibovitz Quotes

43 Annie Leibovitz quotes:

"Nature is so powerful, so strong. Capturing its essence is not easy - your work becomes a dance with light and the weather. It takes you to a place within yourself."
"Computer photography won't be photography as we know it. I think photography will always be chemical."
"It's a heavy weight, the camera. Now we have modern and lightweight, small plastic cameras, but in the '70s they were heavy metal."
"When I say I want to photograph someone, what it really means is that I'd like to know them. Anyone I know I photograph."
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"Sometimes I enjoy just photographing the surface because I think it can be as revealing as going to the heart of the matter."
"A thing that you see in my pictures is that I was not afraid to fall in love with these people."
"If it makes you cry, it goes in the show."
"A very subtle difference can make the picture or not."
"At my Rolling Stones' tour, the camera was a protection. I used it in a Zen way."
"Coming tight was boring to me, just the face... it didn't have enough information."
"Everyone keeps asking you for pictures, and after a while you get tired of that. I always say, They are in the archives."
"I am impressed with what happens when someone stays in the same place and you took the same picture over and over and it would be different, every single frame."
"I didn't want to let women down. One of the stereotypes I see breaking is the idea of aging and older women not being beautiful."
"I don't think there is anything wrong with white space. I don't think it's a problem to have a blank wall."
"I feel a responsibility to my backyard. I want it to be taken care of and protected."
"I feel very proud of the work from the '80s because it is very bright and colorful."
"I shoot a little bit, maybe two rolls, medium format, which is 20 pictures, and if it's not working, I change the position."
"I still need the camera because it is the only reason anyone is talking to me."
"I was scared to do anything in the studio because it felt so claustrophobic. I wanted to be somewhere where things could happen and the subject wasn't just looking back at you."
"I wish that all of nature's magnificence, the emotion of the land, the living energy of place could be photographed."

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