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Annie Leibovitz
October 1, 1949 -
Nationality: American
Category: Photographer
Subcategory: American Photographer

At my Rolling Stones' tour, the camera was a protection. I used it in a Zen way.


You don't have to sort of enhance reality. There is nothing stranger than truth.


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.


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.


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.


There are still so many places on our planet that remain unexplored. I'd love to one day peel back the mystery and understand them.


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.


I feel very proud of the work from the '80s because it is very bright and colorful.


I still need the camera because it is the only reason anyone is talking to me.


I've created a vocabulary of different styles. I draw from many different ways to take a picture. Sometimes I go back to reportage, to journalism.


A thing that you see in my pictures is that I was not afraid to fall in love with these people.


No one ever thought Clint Eastwood was funny, but he was.


What I end up shooting is the situation. I shoot the composition and my subject is going to help the composition or not.


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.


If it makes you cry, it goes in the show.


Sometimes I enjoy just photographing the surface because I think it can be as revealing as going to the heart of the matter.


When you go to take someone's picture, the first thing they say is, what you want me to do? Everyone is very awkward.


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.


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.


Lennon was very helpful. What he taught me seems completely obvious: he expected people to treat each other well.


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