Thanksgiving is a Time for Photographs

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Today, as we cook our turkeys, mash our yams and point and shoot our selfies, it’s useful to reflect on the gift of photography. Here are some poignant comments from photographers and a former president:

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“There are no bad pictures; that’s just how your face looks sometimes.” ―Abraham Lincoln

“When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence.” ―Ansel Adams

“Your first 10,000 photographs are your worst.” ―Henri Cartier-Bresson

“The eye should learn to listen before it looks.” ―Robert Frank

“Time eventually positions most photographs, even the most amateurish, at the level of art.” ―Susan Sontag

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