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Quotes by Andre Kertesz - (15 quotes)

Andre Kertesz - From the Composition category:

I just walk around, observing the subject from various angles until the picture elements arrange themselves into a composition that pleases my eye. (Andre Kertesz)

Andre Kertesz - From the Discovery category:

The photographer's art is a continuous discovery which requires patience and time. (Andre Kertesz)

Andre Kertesz - From the Expression category:

If you want to write you should learn the alphabet. You write and write and in the end you have a a beautiful, perfect alphabet. But it isn't the alphabet that is important. The important thing is what you are writing, what you are expressing. The same thing goes for photography. Photographs can be technically perfect and even beautiful, but they have no expression. (Andre Kertesz)

Andre Kertesz - From the Importance category:

Technique isn't important. Technique is in the blood. Events and mood are more important than good light and the happening is what is important. (Andre Kertesz)

Andre Kertesz - From the Interpretation category:

I do not document anything, I give an interpretation. (Andre Kertesz)

Andre Kertesz - From the Memory category:

- in the TV show American Masters, 1985...
The most valuable things in a life are a man's memories. And they are priceless. (Andre Kertesz)

Andre Kertesz - From the Movement category:

People in motion are wonderful to photograph. It means catching the right moment... when one thing changes into something else. (Andre Kertesz)

Andre Kertesz - From the Photography category:

- Dialogue With Photography by Paul Hill...
The moment always dictates in my work. What I feel, I do. This is the most important thing for me, Everybody can look, but they don't necessarily see. I never calculate or consider; I see a situation and I know that it's right, even if I have to go back to get the proper lighting. (Andre Kertesz)

Andre Kertesz - From the Photography category:

A photograph draws its beauty from the truth with which it is marked. For this very reason I refuse all the tricks of the trade and professional virtuosity which could make me betray my canon. As soon as I find a subject which interests me, I leave it to the lens to record truthfully. (Andre Kertesz)

Andre Kertesz - From the Pleasure category:

I do what I feel, that's all. I am an ordinary photographer working for his own pleasure. That's all I've ever done. (Andre Kertesz)

Andre Kertesz - From the Profession category:

I am an amateur and intend to remain one my whole life long. (Andre Kertesz)

Andre Kertesz - From the Seeing category:

Seeing is not enough; you have to feel what you photograph. (Andre Kertesz)

Andre Kertesz - From the Style category:

I can't talk about my style. It is kind of difficult for me. I don't like styles. I only like taking photos and expressing myself through them. (Andre Kertesz)

Andre Kertesz - From the Subject category:

Everything is a subject. Every subject has a rhythm. To feel it is the raison d'etre. The photograph is a fixed moment of such a raison d'etre, which lives on in itself. (Andre Kertesz)

Andre Kertesz - From the Talent category:

- Master Photographers: The World's Great Photographers on their Art and Technique...
My talent lies in the fact that I cannot touch a camera without expressing myself. (Andre Kertesz)