Famous Photographer Quote #0206

Jerry Uelsmann 1979

β€œThe camera basically is a license to explore.”

Jerry Uelsmann

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17 thoughts on “Famous Photographer Quote #0206

    • Hi Connie. I’ve seen the word license used before in regards to artistic exploration from Diane Arbus and several other well known art photographers. It’s as if having a camera gives you license. If you are photographing people, they will do things for you that they would not normally do. The presence of the camera makes them want to explore with you…to willingly become your accomplice in art.

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