Consulting the rules of composition before taking a photograph, is like consulting the laws of gravity before going for a walk.
More Quotes from Edward Weston:Anything that excites me for any reason, I will photograph; not searching for unusual subject matter, but making the commonplace unusual.
I was extravagant in the matter of cameras - anything photographic - I had to have the best. But that was to further my work. In most things I have gone along with the plainest - or without.
Photography to the amateur is recreation, to the professional it is work, and hard work too, no matter how pleasurable it my be.
My own eyes are no more than scouts on a preliminary search, for the camera's eye may entirely change my idea.
I have been photographing our toilet, that glossy enameled receptacle of extraordinary beauty. Here was every sensuous curve of the ''human figure divine'' but minus the imperfections. Never did the Greeks reach a more significant consummation to their culture, and it somehow reminded me, in the glory of its chaste convulsions and in its swelling, sweeping, forward movement of finely progressing contours, of the Victory of Samothrace.
I see no reason for recording the obvious.
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