Talk:Ansel Adams

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  • Dodging and burning are steps to take care of mistakes God made in establishing tonal relationships.
  • The greatest compliment anyone has ever paid about my art was to open up their wallet and purchase it.
  • I believe there is nothing more disturbing than a sharp image of a fuzzy concept.
  • I feel the young people of today will carry a brighter torch than any of us of earlier days have ignited and held aloft.
  • Millions of men have lived to fight, build palaces and boundaries, shape destinies and societies; but the compelling force of all times has been the force of originality and creation profoundly affecting the roots of human spirit.
  • No man has the right to dictate what other men should perceive, create or produce, but all should be encouraged to reveal themselves, their perceptions and emotions, and to build confidence in the creative spirit.
  • The single most important component of a camera is the 12 inches behind it.