While there is perhaps a province in which the photograph can tell us nothing more than what we see with our own eyes, there is another in which it proves to us how little our eyes permit us to see.
The visual life is an enormous undertaking, practically unattainable.
One should really use the camera as though tomorrow you'd be stricken blind.
The people who are garrulous and wear their heart on their sleeve and tell you everything, that's one kind of person, but the fellow who's hiding behind a tree and hoping you don't see him is the fellow that you'd better find out why.
No country has ever closely scrutinized itself visually.
It is not enough to photograph the obviously picturesque.