Sunday, June 20, 2010

quote for the day by Ernst Haas

‘There is only you and your camera.
The limitations in your photography are in yourself, for what we see is what we are’
Ernst Haas
Ernst Haas (1921–1986) is acclaimed as one of the most important figures in 20th century photography and is considered a pioneering artist in color photography.
His estate comprises of
over 250,000 color transparencies;
100,000 black and white negatives;
and extensive correspondence and writings.
Why did I pick Ernst today?
I love his photos of famous people and especially love the B/W's of Marilyn Monroe: