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"I think there are a lot of celebrities who put on a performance on camera." - Anderson Cooper

"The filming of Shakespeare is always problematic, because he hates posing for the camera" - Lenny Henry

"The camera could be a very powerful instrument against discrimination, against poverty, against racism." - Gordon Parks

"The best camera, is the one that you have with you!" - Chase Jarvis

"Camera but no selfies, which represent selfishness and egotism. Social media? Again: not really me." - Maurice Levy

"Saturate yourself with your subject and the camera will all but take you by the hand." - Margaret Bourke-White

"I never, ever went out without my camera, even to buy bread." - Willy Ronis

"I was never that comfortable in front of the camera, it always terrified me," - Andrea Arnold

"I only use a camera like I use a toothbrush. It does the job." - Don McCullin

"It's your own fault for being so camera-ready," I tell Gale. If looks could kill." - Suzanne Collins

"Human vision is untrustworthy, subjective and selective. Camera vision is total and non - objective." - Andreas Feininger

"I never knew my titties was bigger than Pamela So paparazzi flickin be flickin their camera" - Nicki Minaj

"The only thing that gets in the way of a really good photograph, is the camera" - Norman Parkinson

"David I knock you out! - While pointing to the camera with a smirk." - Vitali Klitschko

"I'll make fun of anybody. We're all about falling down and going boom on camera." - Stephen Colbert

"If life were a camera, I'd have the lens cap on." - Charles M Schulz

"When you're on camera, you can't think of all the technical things." - Harry Lloyd

"I quite frequently don't look through the camera, which is very close to being blind." - William Eggleston

"Having a camera is a really easy and quick way to indulge in your creative side." - Erin Davie

"When the camera starts to roll, there is something of death about it." - Donald Sutherland

"Photography sees surfaces, it doesn't see space. We see space but the camera doesn't." - David Hockney

"Sometimes the presence of a camera is like opening a door." - Michael Glawogger

"The camera is a mirror with a memory, but it cannot think." - Arnold Newman

"Your eyes is camera and your brain is a file cabinet." - George Balanchine

"As long as I don't break the camera, I'll be fine." - Susan Boyle

"The single most important component of a camera is the twelve inches behind it!" - Ansel Adams

"A portrait is not made in the camera but on either side of it." - Edward Steichen

"Do' pack up your camera until you"ve left the location." - Joe Mcnally

"You can't use your camera as a shield against human suffering..." - Zana Briski

"Sometimes my pathology just spills out into the camera doesn't it?" - Craig Ferguson

"Saying a camera takes nice pictures is like saying a guitar plays nice melodies." - Darren Rowse

"After twenty years you can begin to be sure of what camera will do." - Brassai

"A camera exposes more than just an image. It also exposes the photographer." - Steve Coleman

"My talent lies in the fact that I cannot touch a camera without expressing myself." - Andre Kertesz

"It is the photographer, not the camera, that is the instrument." - Ansel Adams

"Nothing is staged. And nothing is already there. Everything is transformed through the camera." - Roger Ballen

"The camera is one of the greatest liars of our time." - John Gunther

""Utter truth is essential, and that is what stirs me when I look through the camera."" - Margaret Bourke-White

"You are a pest, by the very nature of that camera in your hand." - Anne, Princess Royal

"And the president should be doing more about education than saying, 'Lights, camera, action.'" - Dick Gephardt

"The head of the photographer is more important than his camera" - Philippe Halsman

"To be a gentleman is to be oneself, all of a seam, on camera and off." - Murray Kempton

"There is an aggression implicit in every use of the camera." - Susan Sontag

"The secret of photography is, the camera takes on the character and personality of the handler." - Walker Evans

"As a director who loves the camera you learn a lot." - Alfonso Gomez-Rejon

"All I need is a camera and I'll make things happen" - Keenen Ivory Wayans

"I'd share a pic if the digital camera battery wasn't as flat as 17th century Earth." - Simon Haynes

"The simple act of having a camera, not a cell phone, but a camera-camera, there's a kind of a heightened perceptional awareness that occurs. Like, I could walk from here to the highway in two minutes, but if I had a camera, that walk could take me two hours." - Jerry Uelsmann

"The camera is a fluid way of encountering that other reality" - Jerry Uelsmann

"I wish the camera could smell my armpits. Dude, mine smell good." - Ryan Ross

"There is 3 key things for good photography: the camera,lighting and... Photoshop" - Tyra Banks

"I was born in front of a camera and really don't know anything else" - Joan Crawford

"I have a thing with the camera. The lens is unconditional. It doesn't judge you." - Debra Winger

"This is all you need in life: a computer, a camera, and a cat." - Agnes Varda

"The general killed the Viet Cong; I killed the general with my camera," - Eddie Adams

"If you wait, people will forget your camera, and the soul will drift up into view." - Steve McCurry

"When the camera comes on, I am not Hayden any more, I am Lizzie!" - Hayden Panettiere

"The most important piece of equipment after the camera is a good pair of shoes." - David Hurn

"I just [take pictures] because the camera is something to carry around in my pocket." - Andy Warhol

"The camera can't see space. It sees surfaces. People see space, which is much more interesting." - David Hockney

"We cannot improve the making of our eyes, but we can endlessly perfect the camera." - Dziga Vertov

"The camera is simply not the supple and powerful instrument of description that the pen is." - Janet Malcolm

"The reality in which a camera turns up is always posed, e.g., the moon landing." - Hans Magnus Enzensberger

"If you choose your subject selectively - intuitively - the camera can write poetry." - Harry Callahan

"I do my best to not be on camera. I hate it." - Jeff Tremaine

"I don't trust any camera you can't make out of wood." - Paul Caponigro

"The camera may do justice to laughter, but must degrade sorrow." - W H Auden

"Only the camera seems to be really capable of describing modern life." - Alexander Rodchenko

"The simple act of having a camera, not a cell phone, but a camera-camera, there's a kind of a heightened perceptional awareness that occurs. Like, I could walk from here to the highway in two minutes, but if I had a camera, that walk could take me two hours." - Jerry Uelsmann

"Beauty, you're under arrest. I have a camera, and I'm not afraid to use it." - Julia Margaret Cameron

"It's hard not to tell the truth with a camera. Artists are particularly good at that." - Edward Weston

"If I didn't have a camera, the things I do would be crazy." - Diane Arbus

"Beyond the rudiments, it is up to the artist to create art, not the camera." - Brett Weston

"In media terms, the camera always lies, providing an edited version of reality." - Mal Fletcher

"I came out of the womb looking for the camera angle" - Liza Minnelli

"The [35mm] camera is for life and for people, the swift and intense moments of life." - Ansel Adams

"What I wasn't used to was being in front of the camera." - Bryce Dallas Howard

"[Betty in Two Evil Eyes]was my very first on-camera role. With Harvey Keitel." - Julie Benz

"Men cannot act before the camera in the presence of death." - Ernest Hemingway

"I'm pretty fast with a camera when I have to be. However, I think it's irrelevant." - Garry Winogrand

"I am not a model the camera just went off by itself" - Godfrey

"The projector will soon disappear. The camera, not really. OK, it depends... it depends on change." - Jean-Luc Godard

"People tend to relax when they're off camera. That's when they should be working the hardest." - Denzel Washington

"It's very easy with the camera to show the positive side of something." - Sergio Leone

"My camera is my compass; it's guided me to so many different places." - Jamel Shabazz

"Maybe law enforcement would like the ability to turn on the camera on your Mac." - Tim Cook

"The digital camera has given me total freedom and a different way of filming." - Abbas Kiarostami

"I think that if you're a digital thinker, you can use a digital camera." - Abbas Kiarostami

"I just got this new camera. It's very advanced - you don't even need it." - Steven Wright

"For me, the camera is a sketch book, an instrument of intuition and spontaneity." - Henri Cartier-Bresson

"The camera is no more an instrument of preservation, the image is." - Berenice Abbott

"I was known as a 35-mm photographer with a view-camera mentality." - Sam Abell

"I think I'm better behind the camera than I am in front." - Bryan Adams

"My heroes are the camera crew and the electricians. They work such long hours." - Adam Baldwin

"So many actors are not open in front of the camera - they have a persona." - Jane Campion

"So I was hugely thrilled that my first scene ever on camera was with Hal Holbrook." - Anthony Edwards

"When I have a camera in my hand, I know no fear." - Alfred Eisenstaedt

"The concept of surveillance is ingrained in our beings. God was the original surveillance camera." - Hasan M Elahi

"You talk about what a director, he was smart. He said, Turn the camera on!" - Peter Falk

"I've learned survival secrets from being on camera, and then translated them into everyday life." - Deidre Hall

"I loved the stage and then grew to love the camera." - Christine Lahti

"One should really use the camera as though tomorrow you'd be stricken blind." - Dorothea Lange

"A model needs to know how to project herself into the camera." - China Machado

"I don't get a chance to be funny on camera as often as I would like." - William Sadler

"Memory is a tenuous thing, like a rainbow's end or a camera with a failing lens." - Ellen Hopkins

"If you walk across my camera I will flash the world your story." - Woody Guthrie

"Camera-Phones are at the root of the Citizen-Journalism revolution." - Philippe Kahn

"Just like a picture is worth 1000 words, a camera phone is worth 1000 cell phones!" - Philippe Kahn

"Shigure: "What's in the camera? Huh? Huh? What is it?" Hatori: "Quiet, you hack." - Natsuki Takaya

"You know, the camera is not meant just to show misery." - Gordon Parks

"Some people are directors and I think they should stay behind the camera." - Matthew Vaughn

"I like doing as many special effects in camera, as much as possible." - Matthew Vaughn

"The thrill of being in front of a camera remains exactly the same." - Julie Andrews

"You are a pest, by the very nature of that camera in your hand." - Princess Anne

"I'm one of the few directors that actually shoots a lot in camera." - Michael Bay

"The camera introduces us to unconscious optics as does psychoanalysis to unconscious impulses." - Walter Benjamin

"You know why I don't like that camera? Because it prevents me from seeing you!" - Arthur Cohn

"I was born in front of a camera and really don't know anything else." - Joan Crawford

"The dog is the perfect portrait subject. He doesn't pose. He isn't aware of the camera." - Patrick Demarchelier

"In motion pictures, the actor rules. The camera served the actor." - Richard Donner

"My friends love this idea of me as half man, half camera." - Giles Duley

"I paint what I see, not what a camera would see." - John Dyer

"The camera cannot lie, but it can be an accessory to untruth." - Harold Evans

"One of my favorite things to do is be in front of the camera and act." - Angie Everhart

"I like to work my camera as if it were a musical instrument." - Mike Figgis

"Everything seems really simple on paper until you take a camera out of the box." - David Fincher

"I've rarely played glamorous roles. I don't mind looking plain on camera." - Joanne Froggatt

"You don't rehearse jazz to death to get the camera angles." - Stan Getz

"I love TV. I think I'd do a half-hour single-camera comedy." - Lauren Graham

"When you put a camera in front of me, I'm home." - Breaux Greer

"We can't laugh quite as much on camera, but we sure do on the set." - Mary Hart

"I try to tell my story as simply as possible, with the camera at eye level." - Howard Hawks

"A good browser, apps, good camera, and fast networking in your smartphone is just expected today." - Thorsten Heins

"I was never that comfortable in front of the camera, it always terrified me." - Andrea Arnold

"Nonni's Biscotti Bites fit perfectly in my camera bag for a spontaneous break between photo shoots." - Nigel Barker

"I'm comfortable in front of the camera, but I can't act." - Lauren Conrad

"I'm shooting a pilot based on my show. It's a one-camera show. I play myself." - Dane Cook

"I'm able to move like no one else you've ever seen in front of a camera." - Janice Dickinson

"The camera is my tool. Through it I give a reason to everything around me." - Andre Kertesz

"I realized the exciting place was behind the camera with the producer, director and so on." - Dino De Laurentiis

"I can zero in on subtle things because I'm holding the camera." - Patrice Leconte

"I love Polaroids and I have a Polaroid camera collection from the '50s." - Jennifer Jason Leigh

"I believe in diversity in front of and behind the camera." - Don Lemon

"The older you get, the farther from the camera you need to be." - Heather Locklear

"Off camera, I am not so quiet, I have a fun time, relaxed." - Latoya London

"There are a thousand ways to point a camera, but really only one." - Ernst Lubitsch

"The digital camera is a great invention because it allows us to reminisce. Instantly." - Demetri Martin

"Everyone always told me I was fated to be in front of the camera." - Jesse Bradford

"I spent every day just praying that I didn't look like a big dork on camera." - Lara Flynn Boyle

"I'm quite subdued, believe it or not. I switch it on for the camera." - Cilla Black



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