Quotations by Alfred Eisenstaedt
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Born: Tuesday, December 6, 1898
Died: Friday, August 25, 1995 (96 years old)
I don't like to work with assistants. I'm already one too many; the camera alone would be enough.
I dream that someday the step between my mind and my finger will no longer be needed. And that simply by blinking my eyes, I shall make pictures. Then, I think, I shall really have become a photographer.
(Keywords: Dream, Eyes, Mind, Will)
It is more important to click with people than to click the shutter.
Keep it simple.
Never boss people around. It's more important to click with people than to click the shutter.
(Keywords: Boss, People)
Once the amateur's naive approach and humble willingness to learn fades away, the creative spirit of good photography dies with it. Every professional should remain always in his heart an amateur.
(Keywords: Heart, Photography, Spirit)
We are only beginning to learn what to say in a photograph. The world we live in is a succession of fleeting moments, any one of which might say something significant.
(Keywords: Beginning, Moments, World)
When I have a camera in my hand, I know no fear.