” My portraits are more about me than they are about the people I photograph. “


” Real people move, they bear with them the element of time. It is this fourth dimension of people that I try to capture in a photograph. “


” I am always stimulated by people. Almost never by ideas. “


” People – running from unhappiness, hiding in power – are locked within their reputations, ambitions, beliefs. “


” People, unprotected by their roles, become isolated in beauty and intellect and illness and confusion. “


” I’ve photographed just about everyone in the world. But what I hope to do is photograph people of accomplishment, not celebrity, and help define the difference once again. “



All 6 Richard Avedon Quotes about People in picture


My portraits are more about me than they are about the people I photograph.
Real people move, they bear with them the element of time. It is this fourth dimension of people that I try to capture in a photograph.
I am always stimulated by people. Almost never by ideas.
People - running from unhappiness, hiding in power - are locked within their reputations, ambitions, beliefs.
People, unprotected by their roles, become isolated in beauty and intellect and illness and confusion.
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