Annie Leibovitz Quotes About Love, Picture, Afraid, Listen

Annie Leibovitz Quotes About Love, Picture, Afraid, Listen

Annie Leibovitz

I was with Tom Wolfe at the launch of Apollo 17, which led him to ‘The Right Stuff.’

Annie Leibovitz

I went on tour with the Rolling Stones in 1972 for two or three cities. And in 1975, I was the tour photographer for the Rolling Stones. I hung onto my camera for dear life. Because it scared the hell out of me.

Annie Leibovitz

I went to school at the San Francisco Art Institute, thinking I was going to become an art teacher. Within the first six months I was there, I was told that I couldn’t be an art teacher unless I became an artist first.

Annie Leibovitz

I went to Yosemite as an homage to Ansel Adams. I could never be Ansel Adams, but to know that’s there for us – there’s so much for us in this country.

Annie Leibovitz

I wish that all of nature’s magnificence, the emotion of the land, the living energy of place could be photographed.

Annie Leibovitz

I’d like to think that the actions we take today will allow others in the future to discover the wonders of landscapes we helped protect but never had the chance to enjoy ourselves.

Annie Leibovitz

If I didn’t have my camera to remind me constantly, I am here to do this, I would eventually have slipped away, I think. I would have forgotten my reason to exist.

Annie Leibovitz

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

Annie Leibovitz

I’m more interested in being good than being famous.

Annie Leibovitz

In a portrait, you have room to have a point of view and to be conceptual with a picture. The image may not be literally what’s going on, but it’s representative.

Annie Leibovitz

It’s a heavy weight, the camera. Now we have modern and lightweight, small plastic cameras, but in the ’70s they were heavy metal.

Annie Leibovitz

It’s hard to watch something go on and be talking at the same time.

Annie Leibovitz

I’ve learned to create a palette, a vocabulary of ways to take pictures.

Annie Leibovitz

I’ve never liked the word ‘celebrity.’ I like to photograph people who are good at what they do.

Annie Leibovitz

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

Annie Leibovitz

My body was so instrumental to how I took pictures: it was practically a dance. I used to use my legs a lot; now I’m a little more sedentary.

Annie Leibovitz

My hope is that we continue to nurture the places that we love, but that we also look outside our immediate worlds.

Annie Leibovitz
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