Top 40 Annie Leibovitz Quotes

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My hope is that we continue to nurture the places that

My hope is that we continue to nurture the places that we love, but that we also look outside our immediate worlds.
Annie Leibovitz
I don’t think there is anything wrong with white space. I don’t think it’s a problem to have a blank wall.
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There were some advantages to being a woman photographer. I think women have more empathy with the subject.
Annie Leibovitz
I shoot a little bit, maybe two rolls, medium format, which is 20 pictures, and if it’s not working, I change the position.
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I’m more interested in being good than being famous.
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I realized I couldn’t be a journalist because I like to take a side, to have an opinion and a point a view; I liked to step across the imaginary boundary of the objective view that the journalist is supposed to have and be involved.
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What has stayed true all the way through my work is my composition, I hope, and my sense of color.
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The camera makes you forget you’re there. It’s not like you are hiding but you forget, you are just looking so much.
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In a portrait, you have room to have a point of view and to be conceptual with a picture. The image may not be literally what’s going on, but it’s representative.
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As fantastic as it is to have ‘Vogue’ and ‘Vanity Fair’ as places to work, I don’t often get to shoot the kind of things I like to photograph in the way I like to photograph.
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Computer photography won’t be photography as we know it. I think photography will always be chemical.
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As much as I’m not a journalist, I use journalism. And when you photograph a relationship, it’s quite wonderful to let something unfold in front of you.
Annie Leibovitz
I am impressed with what happens when someone stays in the same place and you took the same picture over and over and it would be different, every single frame.
Annie Leibovitz
The work which is manipulated looks a little boring to me. I think life is pretty strange anyway. It is wooo, wooo, wooo!
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It’s hard to watch something go on and be talking at the same time.
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When I take a picture I take 10 percent of what I see.
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When I started working for Rolling Stone, I became very interested in journalism and thought maybe that’s what I was doing, but it wasn’t true. What became important was to have a point of view.
Annie Leibovitz
When I started working for Rolling Stone, I became very interested in journalism and thought maybe that’s what I was doing, but it wasn’t.
Annie Leibovitz
In a portrait, you have room to have a point of view. The image may not be literally what’s going on, but it’s representative.
Annie Leibovitz
When I say I want to photograph someone, what it really means is that I’d like to know them. Anyone I know I photograph.
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No one ever thought Clint Eastwood was funny, but he was.
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I try to be home for dinner, but I’m not there enough. I sometimes feel I’m still fumbling, getting it wrong, but I make my way.
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I went to Yosemite as an homage to Ansel Adams. I could never be Ansel Adams, but to know that’s there for us – there’s so much for us in this country.
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I fight to take a good photograph every single time.
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I feel very proud of the work from the ’80s because it is very bright and colorful.
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When you are younger, the camera is like a friend and you can go places and feel like you’re with someone, like you have a companion.
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When you are on assignment, film is the least expensive thing in a very practical sense. Your time, the person’s time, turns out to be the most valuable thing.
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I still need the camera because it is the only reason anyone is talking to me.
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The pictures of my family were designed to be on a family wall, they were supposed to be together. It was supposed to copy my mother’s wall in her house.
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My body was so instrumental to how I took pictures: it was practically a dance. I used to use my legs a lot; now I’m a little more sedentary.
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I was scared to do anything in the studio because it felt so claustrophobic. I wanted to be somewhere where things could happen and the subject wasn’t just looking back at you.
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I feel unbelievably blessed that I have had the opportu

I feel unbelievably blessed that I have had the opportunity to photograph Malala in her classroom in Birmingham.
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You don’t have to sort of enhance reality. There is nothing stranger than truth.
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I was with Tom Wolfe at the launch of Apollo 17, which led him to ‘The Right Stuff.’
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Lennon was very helpful. What he taught me seems completely obvious: he expected people to treat each other well.
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It’s a heavy weight, the camera. Now we have modern and lightweight, small plastic cameras, but in the ’70s they were heavy metal.
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I’ve learned to create a palette, a vocabulary of ways to take pictures.
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I’ve never liked the word ‘celebrity.’ I like to photograph people who are good at what they do.
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What I learned from Lennon was something that did stay with me my whole career, which is to be very straightforward. I actually love talking about taking pictures, and I think that helps everyone.
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There’s not enough talked about in terms of growing older. You start to lose your body.
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