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

"Farre shooting never kild bird." - George Herbert

"Baby she look like a star, but only on camera, only on camera, only on camera." - Drake

"We are not shooting enough professors" - Vladimir Lenin

"I love the digital camera because it makes shooting easier and economical. I shoot fast, and I can shoot a lot. I shoot rehearsal; I just keep on shooting nonstop." - Anurag Kashyap

"They?re shooting at us,? I said incredulously. ?They?re actually shooting at us!" - Richelle Mead

"They're shooting at us,' I said incredulously. 'They're actually shooting at us!" - Richelle Mead

"The easy bit is picking up a camera and pointing and shooting. But then you have to decide what it is you're trying to say and express." - Martin Parr

"Photography to me is an addiction. I get jittery after a couple of days without a camera. Everyone who knows me says I'm happiest when I'm shooting." - Rankin

"The easy bit is picking up a camera and pointing and shooting. But then you have to decide what it is you're trying to say and express." - Martin Parr

"The easy bit is picking up a camera and pointing and shooting. But then you have to decide what it is you're trying to say and express." - Martin Parr

"Bruce Willis. Pain in my ass, no problem about that. We just didn't get along. We got along off camera, but shooting we just didn't get along." - Antoine Fuqua

"The film of tomorrow will not be directed by civil servants of the camera, but by artists for whom shooting a film constitutes a wonderful and thrilling adventure." - Francois Truffaut

"When I was 19, I picked up an old, tiny, automatic Yashica camera and I just started shooting. We didn't have iPhones back then, we didn't even have cell phones. I loved having a camera in my hand." - Drew Barrymore

"The camera can be a machine gun, a warm kiss, a sketchbook. Shooting a camera is like saying, Yes, yes, yes. There is no maybe. All the maybes should go in the trash." - Henri Cartier-Bresson

"The camera is the eye of history." - Mathew Brady

"I was at a Madonna show many, many years ago and I was in the sweet spot and she came out and I mean it was the best part of the show. And I was shooting, shooting, shooting, shooting. And I'm like, "God, I must have shot a hundred pictures have I not run out of film?" And I opened the back of my camera and there was no film in there. So that happened to me only once." - Danny Clinch

"Success: Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting." - Christopher Morley

"You know, life is long. My shooting career is long." - Matthew Emmons

"There is a very particular feeling I get when I have the camera in my hand, looking at an actor talk, knowing that what I'm shooting will end up on the screen." - Haskell Wexler

"There is a very particular feeling I get when I have the camera in my hand, looking at an actor talk, knowing that what I'm shooting will end up on the screen." - Haskell Wexler

"I found my father's Super8mm film camera when I was around eight years old and started shooting with it. I had no idea what I was doing at the time, but that's really where my filmmaking began." - Gabriel Campisi

"It's always the thing when you're shooting out and about with real people and you could get a couple of bogeys like sticking their face in front of the camera, like 'Hey!'" - Joel Kinnaman

"I was never interested in becoming an actor. I was directing videos. I was never into acting. I was into shooting music videos. I've only ever been behind the camera. Never in front of it." - Barkhad Abdi

"I discovered the 7th art at home when I was kid, through Charlie Chaplin's movies and those of my father who shot documentaries. He was my biggest influence. So I took his camera and started shooting." - Lasse Hallstrom

"When the novice photographer starts taking pictures, he carries his camera about and shoots everything that interests him. There comes a time when he must crystallize his ideas and set off in an particular direction. He must learn that shooting for the sake of shooting is dull and unprofitable." - Alexey Brodovitch

"If you are using a digital camera specifically for that reason you have in mind from the beginning, then yeah, it'll work. But like if you're just shooting a normal film and just kind of just shooting extra stuff because you can because you've got the memory space, it's a bit pointless." - Robert Pattinson

"I made a big mistake with him the first day I shot. We're shooting the scene where I come back from the party, the dance, in the sleigh with Julie Christie and we turn the corner and go past the camera and the camera follows us just a little bit and we disappear." - Rod Steiger

"The important thing is not the camera but the eye." - Alfred Eisenstaedt

"When I'm behind a camera I forget I exist" - Robert Mapplethorpe

"I do' have a philosophy. I have a camera." - Saul Leiter

"Take your camera off automatic. You are the photographer." - Steve Coleman

"I do not see eye to eye with the camera." - Isak Dinesen

"Unfortunately, there was no Jackson Pollock of the camera." - Edward Ruscha

"...my camera is my friend, and I take it everywhere." - Patti Smith

"I'm gay. It feels so weird saying it on camera!" - Lucas Cruikshank

"I don't really know how to work a camera." - Zoe Sugg

"Rabid fans were literally jumping into the camera." - Penelope Spheeris

"The camera is as subjective as we are." - Bertrand Russell

"The only way to get out of mediocrity is to keep shooting for excellence." - Eric Thomas

"Oh, great. This is going to be like shooting baskets with Magic Johnson watching." - Bill Pullman

"Who is there that, shooting all day long, does not sometimes hit the mark?" - Cicero

"Its easier to get to the top when youre shooting for the top." - Theresa Russell

"When shooting in the dark, it is a good idea to use a machine gun." - Craig Reucassel

"I'm real good at troubleshooting; When there's trouble...I start shooting." - Necro

"There's nightingales calling, shooting stars falling, like jewels in the rain." - David Gray

"A photographer is an acrobat treading the high wire of chance, trying to capture shooting stars." - Guy Le Querrec

"Each shooting day is a big challenge, but it's also fun." - Baran Odar

"A bird's song is beautiful, but if it never stops you feel like shooting it." - Laura Ainsley

"This is a people shooting hat," I said. "I shoot people in this hat." - J D Salinger

"Youre shooting yourself in the foot if you isolate or disempower the moderates." - Mohamed Elbaradei

"'Peace' is when nobody's shooting. A 'just peace' is when our side gets what it wants." - Bill Mauldin

"You're shooting yourself in the foot if you isolate or disempower the moderates." - Mohamed Elbaradei

"think that the whole voyeuristic attitude of filmmakers or of me personally - of shooting documentaries and so forth - is an important issue. And it was an important issue to me, personally. And the whole question of when - when do you put the camera down or when do you keep shooting to get the shot. And a number of times in my life I've had that question hit me very hard." - Haskell Wexler

"With the RED, I didn't have this impression at all. I felt that it was as heavy as a film camera. Having this great crew, with the DP and his assistants, I found it making as much of an impression as a very big film camera. I didn't relate to it as much. I remember avoiding it during the shooting rather than paying attention to it." - Abbas Kiarostami

"Animals give me more pleasure through the viewfinder of a camera than they ever did in the crosshairs of a gunsight. And after I've finished "shooting," my unharmed victims are still around for others to enjoy. I have developed a deep respect for animals. I consider them fellow living creatures with certain rights that should not be violated any more than those of humans." - James Stewart

"I once said that effort is between you, and you, and nobody else. The same can be true between and individual and their camera. What you're shooting is between you and you and nobody else. Outcomes are for the audience. The action is yours alone." - Ray Lewis

"I like to try to shoot in the city in a way that allows the city to go about its business while we're shooting, and that's always a challenge because unfortunately people on the street don't know not to look in the camera or interact with the actors." - Noah Baumbach

"Pick up a camera and start shooting. You need to wade in in order to figure out how to move forward and do something concrete. I firmly believe that a lot dynamic and revolutionary work flows from those who summon all of their personal energy and just go out and make something." - Andrew Neel

"My mind is in so many different places while we're shooting. Part of it is watching the performance, part of it is watching the camera, and part of it is thinking about the stuff that we have to get that day. It's always a pleasure watching, but you also take it for granted, when you're on the actual grind, making the show." - Cary Fukunaga

"For a period of time, I carried cameras with me wherever I went, and then I realized that my interest in photography was turning toward the conceptual. So I wasn't carrying around cameras shooting stuff, I was developing concepts about what I wanted to shoot. And then I'd get the camera angle and do the job" - Leonard Nimoy

"I was very new to working in front of the camera when I started shooting Gatsby, so I set myself the mission of gleaning as much information as possible out of the much more experienced actors. The cast was astoundingly talented." - Elizabeth Debicki

"Animals give me more pleasure through the viewfinder of a camera than they ever did in the crosshairs of a gunsight. And after I've finished shooting, my unharmed victims are still around for others to enjoy. I have developed a deep respect for animals. I consider them fellow living creatures with certain rights that should not be violated any more than those of humans." - Jimmy Stewart

"I do want to take some time and reinvent and get better and maybe get behind the camera a little more. I do want to direct at some point and start failing really early - start shooting videos and then commercials and then hopefully do some narrative." - Channing Tatum

"I like to try to shoot in the city in a way that allows the city to go about its business while we're shooting, and that's always a challenge because, unfortunately, people on the street don't know not to look in the camera or interact with the actors." - Noah Baumbach

"I was very new to working in front of the camera when I started shooting 'Gatsby,' so I set myself the mission of gleaning as much information as possible out of the much more experienced actors. The cast was astoundingly talented." - Elizabeth Debicki

"I was very new to working in front of the camera when I started shooting 'Gatsby', so I set myself the mission of gleaning as much information as possible out of the much more experienced actors. The cast was astoundingly talented." - Elizabeth Debicki

"For a period of time, I carried cameras with me wherever I went, and then I realized that my interest in photography was turning toward the conceptual. So I wasn't carrying around cameras shooting stuff, I was developing concepts about what I wanted to shoot. And then I'd get the camera angle and do the job." - Leonard Nimoy

"That's really good for an actor - to like the people behind the scenes - because then you treat the camera differently. If you really like someone who's shooting you, you're more open. You're not defensive, you're more relaxed, and I think that translates into a more interesting, natural performance." - Emile Hirsch

"...the movie is not a thing which is taken by the camera; the movie is the reality of the movie moving from reality to the camera." - Jean-Luc Godard

"the movie is not a thing which is taken by the camera; the movie is the reality of the movie moving from reality to the camera." - Jean-Luc Godard

"You can practice shooting eight hours a day, but if your technique is wrong, then all you become is very good at shooting the wrong way. Get the fundamentals down and the level of everything you do will rise." - Michael Jordan

"My mother...was perfectly horrified when I began shooting and tried to keep me in school, but I would run away and go quail shooting in the woods or trim my dresses with wreaths of wildflowers." - Annie Oakley

"Basic research is like shooting an arrow in the air and, where it lands, painting a target." - Homer Burton Adkins

"See driving is like stabbing someone, it's very personal. While flying is like shooting someone, it's more distant." - Bushwick Bill

"Shooting is all about confidence." - Tubby Smith

"We're shooting 100 percent - 60 percent from the field and 40 percent from the free-throw line." - Norm Stewart

"The president already has a Nobel Prize for peace. I think he's shooting for one in fiction." - Trey Gowdy

"Shooting is my principal pastime." - William S Burroughs

"During one scene, I had to do a shooting drill. He put a psychological spin on it." - Alex D Linz

"And I love shooting football." - David Fincher

"I can't live and hold the camera, someone gotta take this" - Drake

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

"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

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

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

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

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

"I don't own a camera, so I travel with a police sketch artist." - George Carlin

"I use an 8 x 10 view camera. All other cameras are just toys." - Jock Sturges

"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

"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

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

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

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

"I am a camera with its shutter open, quite passive, recording, not thinking." - Christopher Isherwood

"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

"I grew up around horses, but acting and riding on camera is a whole different thing." - Emilia Clarke

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

"I've always said Thomas Edison invented the movie camera to show people killing and kissing." - Quentin Tarantino

"I'm not an artist. I set the camera up and tell my story." - Tyler Perry

"The world just does not fit conveniently into the format of a 35mm camera." - W Eugene Smith

"I'm working on bringing the instant film camera back as part of the future." - Lady Gaga

"Any time you do opposing camera angles, there's gonna be some compromise in the lighting." - Michael Spiller

"I'm a techno moron. I need help just to plug in my video camera." - Libba Bray

"I like being on camera, performing, seeing what people have in common." - Eddie Huang

"I'm not entirely comfortable saying I'm an actor, because it seems like a very weird, almost dorky thing to say you are. I laugh after every take just out of the discomfort I feel that I'm even on film. It's an awkward thing for me to be doing. Once we get going, it's always fine, and as we're shooting, I'm never thinking about it. I'd say that all my time in front of the camera is equally uncomfortable for me." - Seth Rogen

"Though, technically, I'm shooting on location, my films are actually based inside a woman's heart. I think women are more emotional than men, and that's a thread I've explored in all my films. When I see TV these days, I'm shocked at how all the main women characters are portrayed as evil. Women are the foundation of everything, and they deserve to be treated that way on camera." - Yash Chopra

"It's a very different experience shooting in 3-D because the camera rigs are so large. Everything we've become accustomed to in the last ten years as filmmakers, which is cameras getting smaller and smaller and you can just throw them on your shoulder and stick them in a car and do whatever you want, you can't do any of that now. You're forced to put things on dollies and track and cranes." - Paul W. S. Anderson

"Various studios are still shooting on film with digital grain and the DI negatives, it's not ideal. We should really be all film or all digital. But that being said, the old way of graining in the camera, now you can make changes like a painter. It's dangerous because you can ruin the film, you can over-fiddle. We've all seen films and gone 'what the hell is that?'" - Peter Weir

"With fiction, you are creating an imaginary world. And it can be a very mechanical process. In a fictional film, you create the characters who become "real people" when facing the camera. When you stop shooting, they change their costumes and become someone else. And people tend to believe in documentary more than fiction. Even if the fiction is based on a true story, everybody will say, "Oh, they're only actors."" - Mano Khalil

"A lot of photographers think that if they buy a better camera they'll be able to take better photographs. A better camera won't do a thing for you if you don't have anything in your head or in your heart." - Arnold Newman

"If I want a small take-everywhere camera, I prefer my iPhone 5, which has colors and tonal range superior to any DSLR or compact digital camera I've ever used at their default settings." - Ken Rockwell

"I just use [the camera]. I just pick it up like an axe when I've got to chop down a tree. I pick up a camera and go out and shoot the pictures I have to shoot." - Edward Ruscha

"Suddenly this camera, this thing, allowed me to move around the world in a certain kind of way, with a certain kind of purpose. (On receiving a camera for her twenty-first birthday)" - Carrie Mae Weems

"Both those taking snaps and documentary photographers... have not understood information. What they produce are camera memories, not information, and the better they do it, the more they prove the victory of the camera over the human being." - Vilem Flusser

"I'm into capturing the moment. Sometimes, I'll rip the camera out of my assistant's hands and he'll be shouting, But there's no film in the camera! and I think, Never mind! Let's go." - Ellen von Unwerth

"The camera is a natural attraction for a politician. And if a camera is here, we're going to be here. And we're going to say something, even if we have nothing to say." - Thad Cochran

"I can't remember exactly how old I was when my parents gave me my first camera, but it was a Canon, and I was certainly far too young to have such a good camera." - Alison Jackson

"A camera teaches you how to see without a camera." - Dorothea Lange

"I love the camera; there's something very special and sensual about it, and I have a tendency to call it a he, like it was a man. But, unlike a man, a camera is accepting of everything I do." - Lena Olin

"The photogram, image formation outside the camera is the real key to photography,it embodies the essence... that allows us to capture light on light sensitive material without the use of any camera." - Laszlo Moholy-Nagy

"It doesn't matter if they're in front of the camera or behind the camera. I know women who are producers who are surviving on nothing but juice and almonds." - Diablo Cody

"The camera does not like acting. The camera is only interested in filming behaviour. So you damn well learn your lines until you know them inside out, while standing on your head!" - Ben Kingsley

"With the fight scenes, they would take a video camera and shoot alongside the camera so we would piece it together on the computer and had an extremely rough cut of what we were doing." - Kelly Hu

"I never said the camera was truth. It is, however, a more accurate and more objective way of seeing." - Chuck Close

"Along with people who pretty themselves for the camera, the unattractive and the disaffected have been assigned their beauty." - Susan Sontag

"It rubs me the wrong way, a camera... It's a frightening thing...Cameras make ghosts out of people." - Bob Dylan

"My life is shaped by the urgent need to wander and observe, and my camera is my passport." - Steve McCurry

"What the human eye observes causally and incuriously, the eye of the camera notes with relentless fidelity." - Berenice Abbott

"The camera hound of the future wears on his forehead a lump a little larger than a walnut." - Vannevar Bush

"If you ever see me getting beaten by the police, put down the video camera and come help me." - Bobcat Goldthwait

"This is not a phone business. This is the smallest video camera, it's the smallest computer, smallest TV." - Canning Fok

"The camera can film my face but until it captures my soul, you don't have a movie," - Al Pacino

"The hand of the painter is incurably mechanical: his technique is incurably artificial... The camera... is so utterly unmechanical." - George Bernard Shaw

"The same camera that photographs a murder scene can photograph a beautiful society affair at a big hotel." - Weegee

"There is an ineffable but fatal difference in attitude between people behaving naturally and people behaving naturally for a camera." - Peter Schjeldahl

"I think the camera is a wonderful machine, don't you? And not to take photographs in this century is crazy." - Peter Beard

"The camera is as much a part of my everyday life as talking or eating or sex." - Nan Goldin

"I don't stand behind the camera drooling. Knowing that, the models are more likely to open up and relax." - Ellen von Unwerth

"The camera does not lie." - Proverbs

"[A Polaroid camera] places before you a thing that is more of the thing than the thing was." - Edwin Land

"Off-camera lives are unverifiable." - Don Delillo



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