Quotes of the Day for 3 September 2000 – Photography
"You press the button, we do the rest." That was the slogan on this day in 1888 when George Eastman registered a trademark for the word Kodak, and introduced the Kodak No. 1 camera. You pushed the button, advanced the film, and when you had taken 100 pictures you sent the camera to Rochester, New York where they printed your pictures and reloaded the camera. In hopes that your day merits a "Kodak moment" or two, here are some quotes on Photography.
Now to consult the rules of composition before making a picture is a little like consulting the law of gravitation before going for a walk. Such rules and laws are deduced from the accomplished fact; they are the products of reflection.
- Edward Weston
Kodak sells film, but they don't advertise film. They advertise memories.
- Theodore Levitt
Take nothing but pictures. Leave nothing but footprints. Kill nothing but time.
- Motto of the Baltimore Grotto, a spelunking society
Today everything exists to end in a photograph.
- Susan Sontag
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