We photographers deal in things which are continually vanishing, and when they have vanished there is no contrivance on earth can make them come back again. We cannot develop and print a memory.

| Henri Cartier-Bresson |


Above photo made by Alana Hu, former student and client

The honest photographer's goal was to achieve an emotional connection with his or her subjects. The decisive part of the photographer's job takes place not in the mechanism in their hand, but in the vision in their head. 

| Sid Grossman |


A portrait is not made in the camera, but on either side of it.

 | Edward Steichen |