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:
“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
Postcards From PRINTPRINT magazine, one of the world’s most revered graphic design publications, turned 75 in 2015. In celebration, Steven Heller curated a collection of 75 postcards, each featuring an iconic cover of PRINT magazine straight from the archives.