This quote reminds me of a New York taxi driver who made a photography book called Drive-by Shootings.
A simple quote from Gilles Peress who has covered The Troubles in Northern Ireland for years. “Whatever you say, say nothing” is his book on The North.
This is brilliant from Kenna, he sees colour photography as a direct copy of life where as black and white is a more surreal and abstract way of looking at things.
I like this quote form Robert Frank and what I think it means is that you should observe a seen and watch and listen to what people are saying and doing before you start taking pictures.
What he means here is that Bresson was only interested in the process of taking pictures and not so much into the technical part of photography. I also believe that Bresson didn’t do his own printing.
A very simple quote here and my take on this is vary your stories, your subjects and try to make things as interesting as you can.
I remember seeing a book by Don McCullin called the Destructive Business and I got hooked straight away. It was a bit like heroin for the eye, just couldn’t get enough of it.
What I believe this quote from Erwitt means, is constantly retrace your steps find and different things that you didn’t find the first time. Constantly go back to the place you photograph before.