Tuesday, February 02, 2010

Photo Quote Number 2

Today's Quote(s) on Photography:

"Sharpness is a bourgeois concept." Henri Cartier-Bresson

"And yet Canon and Nikon keep build cameras for the proletariat." -- me


mythopolis said...

Hmmm...not sure I get Cartier-Bresson's meaning here. I would like to read it in context.

Carol said...

Mythopolis, I think he was talking about cameras like the Leica taking over the photo world, since they rendered such sharp images, which left little to photographic interpretation. But I could be wrong about that.