My lens of choice was always the 35 mm. It was more environmental. You can’t come in closer with the 35 mm.Annie Leibovitz
Sometimes I enjoy just photographing the surface because I think it can be as revealing as going to the heart of the matter.Annie Leibovitz
The camera makes you forget you’re there. It’s not like you are hiding but you forget, you are just looking so much.Annie Leibovitz
The pictures of my family were designed to be on a family wall, they were supposed to be together. It was supposed to copy my mother’s wall in her house.Annie Leibovitz
There are still so many places on our planet that remain unexplored. I’d love to one day peel back the mystery and understand them.Annie Leibovitz
There must be a reason why photographers are not very good at verbal communication. I think we get lazy.Annie Leibovitz
There’s not enough talked about in terms of growing older. You start to lose your body.Annie Leibovitz
Those who want to be serious photographers, you’re really going to have to edit your work. You’re going to have to understand what you’re doing. You’re going to have to not just shoot, shoot, shoot. To stop and look at your work is the most important thing you can do.Annie Leibovitz
What has stayed true all the way through my work is my composition, I hope, and my sense of color.Annie Leibovitz
What I learned from Lennon was something that did stay with me my whole career, which is to be very straightforward. I actually love talking about taking pictures, and I think that helps everyone.Annie Leibovitz
When I started working for Rolling Stone, I became very interested in journalism and thought maybe that’s what I was doing, but it wasn’t true. What became important was to have a point of view.Annie Leibovitz
When I take a picture I take 10 percent of what I see.Annie Leibovitz
When you are on assignment, film is the least expensive thing in a very practical sense. Your time, the person’s time, turns out to be the most valuable thing.Annie Leibovitz
You don’t have to sort of enhance reality. There is nothing stranger than truth.Annie Leibovitz
Who is Annie Leibovitz?
Anna-Lou Leibovitz is a well-known American portrait photographer who is well recognized for her captivating photos of celebrities, which generally feature subjects in intimate situations and poses.