Berenice Abbott Quotes

Photography helps people to see... view

By: Berenice Abbott

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... view

By: Berenice Abbott

I didn't decide to be a photographer.. view

By: Berenice Abbott

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

By: Berenice Abbott

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

By: Berenice Abbott

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... view

By: Berenice Abbott

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... view

By: Berenice Abbott

Photography can never grow up if it imitates some other medium. It has to walk alone.. view

By: Berenice Abbott