Berenice Abbott - Quotes

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Photography helps people to see. ---->>>

Photography can only represent the present. Once photographed, the subject becomes part of the past. ---->>>

I didn't decide to be a photographer; I just happened to fall into it. ---->>>

There are many teachers who could ruin you. Before you know it you could be a pale copy of this teacher or that teacher. You have to evolve on your own.

There are many teachers who could ruin you. Before you know it you could be a pale copy of this teacher or that teacher. You have to evolve on your own.

Photography can never grow up if it imitates some other medium. It has to walk alone; it has to be itself. ---->>>

The camera is no more an instrument of preservation, the image is. ---->>>

Does not the very word 'creative' mean to build, to initiate, to give out, to act - rather than to be acted upon, to be subjective? Living photography is positive in its approach, it sings a song of life - not death. ---->>>

The challenge for me has first been to see things as they are, whether a portrait, a city street, or a bouncing ball. In a word, I have tried to be objective. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 07-17, 1898
Birthplace: Springfield, Ohio, US
Die: 12-09, 1991
Occupation: Photographer
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Berenice Abbott (July 17, 1898 – December 9, 1991), née Bernice Alice Abbott, was an American photographer best known for her portraits of between-the-wars 20th-century cultural figures, New York City photographs of architecture and urban design of the 1930s, and science interpretation in the 1940s-1960s (wikipedia)