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Sharpness is a Bourgeois Concept

This comment was supposedly made by Henri Cartier-Bresson to fellow photographer Helmut Newton whilst taking Newton’s portrait. According to Newton, Cartier-Bresson’s hand wasn’t as steady as it used to be and some of his pictures were “a bit fuzzy” which caused him to utter these words. Of course, just because

Five Photography Quotes to Live by in 2016

What it says. All images included here are copyright the relevant photographer. “My job as a portrait photographer is to seduce, amuse and entertain.” – Helmut Newton “There is no formula for success, but there is formula for failure and that is trying to please everybody.” – Man Ray “At

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