Posted 1 year ago
April 22 2013
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I am so fascinated with this century it will help keep me alive. I’ll be there until the last minute, fighting.

 - Berenice Abbott
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Posted 1 year ago
March 15 2013
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To chart a course, one must have a direction. In reality, the eye is no better than the philosophy behind it. The photographer creates, evolves a better, a more selective, more acute seeing eye by looking ever more sharply at what is going on in the world.

 - Berenice Abbott
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Posted 1 year ago
December 04 2012
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There are many teachers who could ruin you. Before you know it you could be a pale copy of this teacher or that teacher. You have to evolve on your own.

 - Berenice Abott
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Posted 1 year ago
October 29 2012
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The challenge for me has first been to see things as they are, whether a portrait, a city street, or a bouncing ball. In a word, I have tried to be objective.

 - Berenice Abbott
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Posted 2 years ago
September 17 2012
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I didn’t decide to be a photographer; I just happened to fall into it.

 - Berenice Abbott
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Posted 2 years ago
August 03 2012
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Does not the very word ‘creative’ mean to build, to initiate, to give out, to act - rather than to be acted upon, to be subjective? Living photography is positive in its approach, it sings a song of life - not death.

 - Berenice Abbot
Posted 2 years ago
June 10 2012
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Does not the very word ‘creative’ mean to build, to initiate, to give out, to act - rather than to be acted upon, to be subjective?

 - Berenice Abbott
Posted 2 years ago
June 10 2012
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Women of the Day: Berenice Abbott, a photographer. Best known for her black and white images of NYC.

Women of the Day: Berenice Abbott, a photographer. Best known for her black and white images of NYC.