And only the photographer himself knows the effect he wants. He should know by instinct, grounded in experience, what subjects are enhanced by hard or soft, light or dark treatment.
More Quotes from Bill Brandt:Sometimes they are a matter of luck; the photographer could not expect or hope for them. Sometimes they are a matter of patience, waiting for an effect to be repeated that he has seen and lost or for one that he anticipates.
There's a lot of people who would love to borrow 50 million from the state of Ohio and have an eight-year interest free loan.
A photographer must be prepared to catch and hold on to those elements which give distinction to the subject or lend it atmosphere.
It is the gift of seeing the life around them clearly and vividly, as something that is exciting in its own right. It is an innate gift, varying in intensity with the individual's temperament and environment.
It is part of the photographer's job to see more intensely than most people do. He must have and keep in him something of the receptiveness of the child who looks at the world for the first time or of the traveler who enters a strange country.
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In Europe life is histrionic and dramatized, and in America, except when it is trying to be European, it is direct and sincere.
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But we also think that we've got more quite alot more support than any new format has ever had.
We spent a month in Japan last year, a week in Istanbul for the United Nations, and nearly three months in my native Nova Scotia, where my two brothers have homes; and we'll go back there this summer.