Magnum quotes

My favourite quotes from Magnum photographers.

My photography is a reflection, which comes to life in action and leads to meditation. Spontaneity – the suspended moment – intervenes during action, in the viewfinder.


Emotion or feeling is really the only thing about pictures I find interesting. Beyond that it is just a trick.

Christopher Anderson

If a photographer cares about the people before the lens and is compassionate, much is given. It is the photographer, not the camera, that is the instrument.

–Eve Arnold

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