Edward Steichen Quotes

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Born: March 27, 1879, Bivange, Luxembourg
Birth Country: Luxemburg
Died: West Redding, Connecticut, USA, March 25, 1973
Occupation: Artist, Photographer

1.
Every other artist begins with a blank canvas, a piece of paper the photographer begins with the finished product.
- Edward Steichen

2.
I knew, of course, that trees and plants had roots, stems, bark, branches and foliage that reached up toward the light. But I was coming to realize that the real magician was light itself.
- Edward Steichen

3.
Photography is a major force in explaining man to man.
- Edward Steichen

4.
Photography records the gamut of feelings written on the human face, the beauty of the earth and skies that man has inherited, and the wealth and confusion man has created. It is a major force in explaining man to man.
- Edward Steichen

5.
When that shutter clicks, anything else that can be done afterward is not worth consideration.
- Edward Steichen

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