“Taking pictures is savoring life intensely, every hundredth of a second.”
– Marc Riboud
Photography cannot change the world, but it can show the world, especially when it changes. – Marc Riboud
For me photography is not an intellectual process. It is a visual one…. Whether we like it or not, we are involved in a sensual business. – Marc Riboud
My first reaction at the very idea of this interview was to refuse to talk about photography. Why dissect and comment a process that is essentially a spontaneous reaction to a surprise? – Marc Riboud
I’m often asked: Did you get what you wanted? But how should I know what I wanted?
A photo is an encounter, a surprise. – Marc Riboud
Marc Riboud ( 1923 — 2016 ) photograph of a painter on the Eiffel Tower appears in Life Magazine in 1953 . This is his first publication. Invited by Henri Cartier-Bresson and Robert Capa he joins Magnum Photos agency.
In 1955, he travels by road through the Middle East and Afghanistan to India and by 1957 travels from Calcutta to China which ends in Japan and results into his first book, Women of Japan.
He covered the struggles for independence in Algeria and Sub-Saharan Africa. Between 1968 and 1969 also both South and North Vietnam, .
In the 80s and 90s, he returns regularly in Orient and Far East, especially in Angkor and Huang Shan, but he also follows the rapid and considerable change of China, a country he has been looking at for thirty years.
His work has been distinguished by prestigious awards and is exhibited in museums and galleries in Paris, New York, Shanghai, Tokyo, etc.
Love works of all creative persons in all different Field , Hence has a day of the week marked for a particular subject Sunday it is my Photographic Blog and love photography myself and Quotes of Essence by Great creative Genius humans in every walk of Life .
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