Photography is for you. Dive in and enjoy a hearty swim. – Ralph Hattersley
We are making photographs to understand what our lives mean to us. – Ralph Hattersley
Understand your aesthetic sense – photographing the nude to help you improve your perceptivity to understand and feel the relation between aesthetics and sensuality. Uncovering hidden facets of yourself. – Ralph Hattersley
Ralph M. Hattersley, Jr. (1921-2000) was an American photographic educator, commentator, journalist and photographer.
When I heard our libraries were finally reopened, my heart soared! However, the library I normally frequent continued to be closed so I chose to visit another library nearby.
What a miserable experience! A sterile environment is what I unknowing walked into where plastic shields separated patrons from employees. I saw most of the employees standing behind the plastic shields as though viewing the patrons as potential communicable diseases. I felt no love, or light, only fear, and as quickly as possible I selected some books. At each self-checkout station were bottles of hand sanitizer which I elected not to use. Many contain cancer causing agents.
Twice I went to this library and twice no matter what books I chose, I could not focus my mind nor could I seem to connect to my joy of reading. None of the books held my interest. I despaired. It would appear that…
“How do we start taking pictures of people, and stop taking pictures of poses?” – Justin and Mary Marantz
“We will not walk through life with our couples, but our photos go with them.” – Justin and Mary Marantz
I can’t think of a better way to define the importance of being a wedding photographer! Justin and Mary don’t just tell a couple’s story but create a family heirloom marking the start of a new family. With every client, they make sure they capture the emotion of the day and tell the story of the bride and groom in a way the couple will cherish forever.
“The eye should learn to listen before it looks.” ― Robert Frank
“When people look at my pictures I want them to feel the way they do when they want to read a line of a poem twice.” ― Robert Frank
“I am always looking outside, trying to say something that is true.
But maybe nothing is really true. Except what’s out there. And what’s out there is constantly changing.” ― Robert Frank,
Robert Frank, Born in 1925 Switzerland and emigrated to New York at the age of 23 as an artistic refugee from what he considered to be the small-minded values of his native country.
He was best known for his groundbreaking book, “The Americans,” a masterwork of black and white photographs drawn from his cross-country road trips in the mid-1950s and published in 1959.
one of the most influential photographers of the 20th century, whose visually raw and personally expressive style was pivotal in changing the course of documentary photography, died in 2019 at Inverness, Nova Scotia. He was 94.