Photography Quote of the Week – Richard Avedon

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“A portrait is not a likeness. The moment an emotion or fact is transformed into a photograph it is no longer a fact but an opinion. There is no such thing as inaccuracy in a photograph. All photographs are accurate. None of them is the truth. ”
―     Richard Avedon

2 thoughts on “Photography Quote of the Week – Richard Avedon

  1. Julianna

    So true. A photographer friend once taught me that we photograph what we see, not what is real. Although, where those two differ is a fuzzy line indeed…

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