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Edward Burtynsky Quotes

Quotes by Edward Burtynsky - (7 quotes)

Edward Burtynsky - From the Activity category:

Somebody referred to what I do as subliminal activism, which I like. (Edward Burtynsky)

Edward Burtynsky - From the Earth category:

I'm working in this very complex set of issues having to do with who we are as a species and how much we can do to the Earth before it starts to buckle under. My work can easily be read as an indictment, but I don't see it as that simple a problem. (Edward Burtynsky)

Edward Burtynsky - From the Instinct category:

I think you learn about pictures in yourself... being true to things that you personally respond to... this is the only way you find your original voice, by following your own instinct. (Edward Burtynsky)

Edward Burtynsky - From the Nature category:

We come from the nature and we have to understand what it is, because we are conected to it and we are part of it. And if we destroy nature we destroy ourselves. (Edward Burtynsky)

Edward Burtynsky - From the Photography category:

Digital photography and Photoshop have made it very easy for people to take pictures. It's a medium that allows a lot of mediocre stuff to get through. (Edward Burtynsky)

Edward Burtynsky - From the Questions category:

You need to have an inquiring mind. You have to ask questions... if you just accept the world the way it is and don't question it, I can't see how you can go far creatively. (Edward Burtynsky)

Edward Burtynsky - From the Subject category:

Nature transformed through industry is a predominant theme in my work. I set course to intersect with a contemporary view of the great ages of man; from stone, to minerals, oil, transportation, silicon, and so on. To make these ideas visible I search for subjects that are rich in detail and scale yet open in their meaning. (Edward Burtynsky)