An ongoing conversation about film and film cameras between J (who speaks in BLUE), R (who speaks in Green), and Q (who speaks in MAROON).
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"Photography is not cute cats, nor nudes, motherhood or arrangements of manufactured products. Under no circumstances it is anything ever anywhere near a beach."
- Walker Evans
“The camera makes everyone a tourist in other people's reality, and eventually in one's own.”
- Susan Sontag
“Success is not having to wait until someone goes to Hong Kong before you get a camera.”
- Jim Rohn
“No place is boring, if you've had a good night's sleep and have a pocket full of unexposed film.”
– Robert Adams
“No photographer is as good as the simplest camera.”
- Edward Steichen
“If I could tell the story in words, I wouldn't need to lug around a camera."
- Lewis Hine
“Everyone has a photographic memory, but not everyone has film."
- Author Unknown
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