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

"I was paying attention to where Steven Soderbergh had the camera and his shots. I was blown away." - Katie Holmes

"Good shooters take the shots; best shooters take most of the shots." - Don Meyer

"I'm not against taking shots, but I am against taking bad shots." - Henry Iba

"If you have to tell someone they call the shots, they're not really calling the shots." - Lisa Kleypas

"The camera can move, you can make the shots, blah blah blah, but as long as the actors are good, you have something." - Julie Delpy

"I design my shots. I walk the rehearsal as the camera and say 'this is where I want to be... I want this look." - Debbie Allen

"The mind messes up more shots than the body." - Tommy Bolt

"On the value of blind shots to golf course design." - Alister MacKenzie

"I miss 100% of the shots I don't take." - Wayne Gretzky

"One hundred percent of shots not taken don't go in." - Wayne Gretzky

"If a bout of "creepy face" sets in, the trick is to look away from the camera between shots and turn back only when necessary. This also limits how much of your soul the camera can steal." - Tina Fey

"I know it's not particularly tech-savvy of me to suggest a camera that doesn't have a touchscreen, but I think when it comes to candid shots of nights out with friends, there's nothing better than a disposable camera." - Derek Blasberg

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

"The camera does not lie." - Proverbs

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

"The camera can photograph thought." - Dirk Bogarde

"The camera photographs what's there." - Jack Nicholson

"That's what I love about the mockumentary style, is the added thing of people knowing they are on-camera, which changes your behavior. That's why we sometimes do what we call spy shots." - Paul Feig

"You never make any of the shots you never take. 87% of the ones you do take, you'll miss too. I make 110% of my shots." - Larry Bird

"I love just seeing shots of New York inside of a fictional movie that are not controlled. I do not like shots with extras, I have to say. I don't mind extras in other scenes, but I love New York City streets just as they look. I don't even care if someone looks at the camera. It doesn't bother me." - Greta Gerwig

"The camera cannot, but the photographer can." - Ansel Adams

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

"The camera is a kind of license." - Diane Arbus

"Please state your name for the camera." - Craig Ferguson

"I always carry my camera with me." - David Karp

"I totally love being on camera." - Heather Langenkamp

"The camera looks into your soul." - Joe Pantoliano

"Off-camera, I sound like Perry Como." - Gilbert Gottfried

"I'm much happier behind the camera." - Andrea Arnold

"I prefer working behind the camera." - Terrence Malick

"Actually, I think I'm funnier off-camera." - Teri Polo

"Many shots are spoiled at the last instant by efforts to add a few more yards." - Bobby Jones

"I believe that good defense embodies seven cardinal principle: reduce the number of your opponent's shots; force your opponent into low percentage shots; control everything within 18 feet; eliminate second shots; no easy baskets; point the ball on all long shots; and prevent the ball from going into the pivot man." - Adolph Rupp

"Believe it or not, when I get in contention I can still hit the shots," - Padraig Harrington

"I've seen enough crazy shots to know they happen in the best of families." - Lee Trevino

"For the maintenance of peace, nations should avoid the pin-pricks which forerun cannon-shots." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"What's nice about our tour is you can't remember your bad shots." - Bob Bruce

"It's a faithless love, but you hit four good shots and you've started your day right." - Dinah Shore

"How I wished I'd have had a camera of my own, a mad mental camera that could register pictorial shots, of the photographic artist himself prowling about for his ultimate shot - an epic in itself. (On the road with Robert Frank, 1958)" - Jack Kerouac

"The camera is an instrument that teaches people how to see without a camera." - Dorothea Lange

"A camera is a tool for learning how to see without a camera." - Dorothea Lange

"I believe in living with the camera, and not using the camera." - Dorothea Lange

"I'm used to having a camera in my face but not a camera following me." - Zlatan Ibrahimovic

"Alan Rickman was such a terrific actor, and that was such a terrific character that he played. And it was a joy to be with him. We used to laugh together because we ran out of reaction shots. They were always - when everything had been done and the children were finished, they would turn the camera around and we'd have to do various reaction shots of amazement or sadness and things. We used to say we'd got to about number 200-and-something and we'd run out of knowing what to do when the camera came around on us. But he was a joy." - Maggie Smith

"Golf is the closest game to the game we call life. You get bad breaks from good shots; you get good breaks from bad shots - but you have to play the ball where it lies." - Bobby Jones

"We are all in it together. This is a war. We take a few shots and it will be over. We will give them a few shots and it will be over." - Richard M. Nixon

"We are all in it together. This is a war. We take a few shots and it will be over. We will give them a few shots and it will be over." - Richard Nixon

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

"It takes hundreds of good golf shots to gain confidence, but only one bad one to lose it." - Jack Nicklaus

"My favorite shots are the practice swing and the conceded putt. The rest can never be mastered." - George Robertson, Baron Robertson of Port Ellen

"If I needed advice from my caddie, he'd be hitting the shots and I'd be carrying the bag." - Bobby Jones

"They really are bad shots." - Charles De Gaulle

"I have always wanted to live where one could practice (golf) shots in one's pajamas before breakfast." - Alister MacKenzie

"A driving range is the place where golfers go to get all the good shots out of their system." - Henry Beard

"Sometimes we get so afraid of hitting bad shots (making bad pitches), we don't let ourselves hit (pitch) good ones." - Butch Harmon

"Now what Clan you know with lines this ill? Bust shots at Big Ben, like we got time to kill." - Method Man

"If you don't do something special against Chris Evert you find yourself losing concentration after 35 shots." - Julie Heldman

"She [Serena Williams] played some great shots, but so did I, and that was the only difference." - Jennifer Capriati

"You're so very good at that. The temper, the scowl. You must drink shots of testosterone in your morning coffee." - Rob Thurman

"Last Friday night; Yeah we danced on tabletops. And we took too many shots. Think we kissed, but I forgot?" - Katy Perry

"You don't make a photograph just with a camera" - Ansel Adams

"I don't need interesting camera angles, I am interesting." - Charlie Chaplin

"The camera adds ten pounds and ten thousand dollars." - Rainn Wilson

"The camera is the least important element in photography." - Julius Shulman

"You see the world much better through a camera" - Louis Malle

"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

"If Im healthy, that comes across on camera." - Erin Karpluk

"Nobody should touch a Polaroid [camera] until he's over sixty" - Walker Evans

"Either the camera will dance, or I will." - Fred Astaire

"Working in front of the camera keeps me alive" - Chow Yun-Fat

"I don't have a philosophy. I have a camera." - Saul Leiter

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

"A good writer writes with a camera, not a pen." - Robert Newton Peck

"The camera is really the play-by-play person." - Joe Buck

"'I am a camera' but it is a discontinued model." - Bill Jay

"If I'm healthy, that comes across on camera." - Erin Karpluk

"I think the camera was always my obsession, the camera movements. Because for me it's the most important thing in the move, the camera, because without the camera, film is just a stage or television - nothing." - Dario Argento

"Remember when vacation photos meant toting along a bulky camera?" - Peter Diamandis

"They say the camera never lies. It lies every day." - Cesar Romero

"What woman wants a camera following around her naked butt?" - Charlotte Ross

"Men still control the news, both on and off camera." - Jessica Savitch

"I made the intentional choice to step behind the camera." - Kathy Ireland

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

"I do not like being in front of the camera." - Kelly Wearstler

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

"I'm really specific in the way that I shoot. I've always had a very good sense of what I need in the editing room. I used to shoot in a way that drew more attention to the camera and I've tried, in each film, to draw less and less attention to the camera. I think when you pay attention to the shots, you're aware of the fact that there's a director." - Jason Reitman

"[The small camera] taught me energy and decisiveness and immediacy ... The large camera taught me reverence, patience, and meditation." - Joel Meyerowitz

"I am very proud of my husband, both behind the camera and in front of the camera." - Pauletta Pearson Washington

"I love goofing around, and I love breaking people's balls. I do it off camera, as well as on camera." - Vinnie Jones

"My first time on camera - actually, I think my first time on camera was a soap opera: 'Love Of Life.'" - Dan Lauria

"He [Charlie Chaplin] was always playing as if it were to the camera, if you've seen the live shots of him when he's going to an opening night or something like that. And the skills that he had were beyond my ability to throw together. You just couldn't really compete with him. He was too athletic at that." - Eddie Izzard

"In film, the camera can get an array of shots so the audience can see the emotion the character is giving off. Using close-ups on the characters face really helps get the message across. On stage, you cant do that. But the stage has that live feeling that you cant get anywhere else because the audience is right there." - Alice Eve

"If they [Playboy] could promise me it wasn't camera-between-my-knees kind of shots, I would do it. I would do topless. I think it's empowering. Though if my mother had a real big problem with it, I'd have to say no right now." - Melissa Joan Hart

"The most exciting fight I have called on HBO was the first meeting between Arturo Gatti and Micky Ward. When I stood up to do the post-fight on camera, my stomach muscles were tight and sore from the tension of watching them take their lives into their hands and trade shots." - Jim Lampley

"The reason I like tracking shots has to do more with a sense of real time than anything else. In 'Gravity,' the use of tracking - of long extended takes - was partially because we wanted to film it like an IMAX-style Discovery Channel documentary. You don't have the luxury of cuts when you're in space. The camera is there; you're just observing." - Alfonso Cuaron

"In film, the camera can get an array of shots so the audience can see the emotion the character is giving off. Using close-ups on the character's face really helps get the message across. On stage, you can't do that. But the stage has that live feeling that you can't get anywhere else because the audience is right there." - Alice Eve

"Some directors are really strong on action, manhandling you around the set; others are very focused on setting up the camera shots and practically ignore you. You have to get used to introverts, extroverts, directors who clown around for the crew, and the odd one who's monosyllabic." - Gina Bellman

"As a kid, I always wanted to be like Spielberg and to make wonderful movies. Even when I was making 'Indiana Jones,' I was looking at how he would come up with these amazing shots and how he would choreograph the blocking and all that. So I knew from early on I would go to film school and try to work behind the camera." - Jonathan Ke Quan

"I don't like, and I've never been very good at, close-up shots. As soon as you have the camera right there in front of you, it feels like you're in a different reality from the person you are acting with; you lose any real connection with them." - Eve Best

"Oh yeah - I watched Knife in the Water, saw the shot, and repeated it. But even if I hadn't seen that film, inevitably the camera would've ended up on top of that mast, I mean if you think of it there are only so many dynamic shots on a boat." - Phillip Noyce

"Even dramatically how you position some person, the depth, the existence is different than a flat image even though by itself it has depth, we create the illusion of depth. For example, some of the shots I have to stay closer to the actor because it's a young actor, I like it closer for some of the shots. I watch 2D scenes next to the camera, then when I go back to my station and watch it in 3D I have to go back and reduce his acting, he has to shrink a little bit because he peeks out more." - Ang Lee

"My true role is to get actors to understand what the camera is doing and what my intent is so they don't waste their good stuff on over-the-shoulder shots and wide shots. They need to know when we're going in to get something important, so they know to really go for it. No human being can give you 1,000 percent on every single take or shot, so you need to let them know what you're heading for. It's important that the actors know they're being looked after and being recorded in a way so they can do their best." - David Nutter

"I'd like to use IMAX. The problem with IMAX is that it's a very loud camera. It's a very unreliable camera. Only so much film can be in the camera. You can't really do intimate scenes with it." - J J Abrams

"The camera cannot leave the man, but the man can leave the camera. It's in the style of documentary where you make an agreement between a camera and a man and say, "I'm going to film you now."" - Tobias Lindholm

"Long shots do come in and hard work, dedication and perseverance will overcome almost any prejudice and open almost any door." - John H Johnson

"Keep your sense of humor. There's enough stress in the rest of your life not to let bad shots ruin a game you're supposed to enjoy." - Amy Alcott

"Golf is not a game of great shots. It's a game of most accurate misses. The people who win make the smallest mistakes." - Gene Littler

"Doesn't it show us all that we are silly little boys or fatuous asses to think that we can play golf without making a lot of bad shots?" - Bobby Jones

"Like most professional golfers, I have a tendency to remember my poor shots a shade more vividly than the good ones." - Ben Hogan

"Technology alone isn't enough. To really get the money shots, it's down to being in the right place at the right time." - Karen Bass

"Don't let the bad shots get to you. Don't let yourself become angry. The true scramblers are thick-skinned. And they always beat the whiners." - Paul Runyan

"The big shots are not the only ones who are important. Remember, you can't sell anything on Wall Street unless someone digs it up somewhere else first." - Unita Blackwell

"Long shots almost always miss the mark." - Peter Lynch

"You want to know who's now running the U.S. Army, the U.S. Navy and the Marines and calling the shots where it counts? Fundamentalist Muslims and homosexual activists." - Bryan Fischer

"Goalies often react quickly to shots with no regard for what might happen to their body because we are trained to stop pucks first and ask questions later." - Martin Brodeur

"Don't praise your own good shots. Leave that function to your partner who, if a good sport, will not be slow in performing it." - Harry Vardon

"So do not think of helpful whores as aberrational blots; I could not love you half so well without my practice shots." - James Stewart Alexander Simmons

"I used to tolerate repeated shots of inconsideration except in cases of malice. Then it occurred to me that bullets pierce skin whether fired carelessly or intentionally." - Alan Robert Neal

"You need a fantastic memory in this game to remember the great shots and a very short memory to forget the bad ones." - Mac O'Grady

"I'm a bartender. I like recipes. They're concretes. Was the drink recipe for seduction one shot charm and two shots self-deception, shaken, not stirred?" - Karen Marie Moning

"You have to make shots to win basketball games and we didn't do that. You also have to get back on defense, so it was a double-whammy." - Gregg Popovich

"I often surprise myself. You can't plan some shots that go in, not unless you're on marijuana, and the only grass I'm partial to is Wimbledon's." - Rod Laver

"It's America calling the shots in everything" - Mikhail Gorbachev

"Keep your sense of humor. There's enough stress in the rest of your life to let bad shots ruin a game you're supposed to enjoy." - Amy Alcott

"I love those films where I feel the director's confidence - where he doesn't need to overdo it with the shots and the cuts." - Jeanmarc Vallee

"I'm not wild about hand-held shots." - Claude Chabrol

"Guys don't understand great art. They don't care that sometimes the camera has power beyond the photographer to record emotion that only the heart can see. They're threatened when the camera jumps ahead of me. Todd Kovich was pissed when I brought my Nikon to the prom, but I'd missed too many transcendent shots over the years to ever take a chance of missing one again. A prom, I told him, had a boundless supply of photogenic bozos who could be counted on to do something base." - Joan Bauer

"Anybody doesn't like these pitchers don't like potry, see? Anybody don't like potry go home see television shots of big hatted cowboys being tolerated by kind horses. Robert Frank, Swiss, unobtrusive, nice, with that little camera that he raises and snaps with one hand he sucked a sad poem right out of America onto film, taking rank among the poets of the world. To Robert Frank I now give this message: You got eyes." - Jack Kerouac

"Photos should focus on your waist up, unless you have amazing legs. Then it's okay to include one or two full-body shots in your gallery. The majority of your photos should be closer up, highlighting your face. Don't stage a smile. Instead, try to laugh just before the shot is taken. Flirty smiles that don't look cheesy also work. Make eye contact with the camera. Aim to take most of your photos outdoors." - Amy Webb

"When I started, we had just the camera and the person, mostly. And if you wanted to do a dolly shot, particularly working in Chicago where I began, you'd get in the back trunk of a car, and you'd have a friend drive the car, or you'd get in some kid's little wagon that he plays with and have someone pull that for dolly shots." - Haskell Wexler

"Whenever there's a camera around, a video or film camera, it's a great deal harder for those in power to bury the story." - Peter Gabriel

"I know what to do with the camera because I see the giant in the camera when I'm operating it live on the set." - Bryan Singer

"...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

"I tried to keep both arts alive, but the camera won. I found that while the camera does not express the soul, perhaps a photograph can!" - Ansel Adams

"After you play husband and wife on camera multiple times, it becomes easy to be husband and wife off camera as well." - Amy Yasbeck

"A lot of people don't like to eat on camera, but I eat on camera all the time. I'm standing in for the viewer." - Rick Bayless

"The camera was kind to me. But I was never a screen personality like Gable or Flynn. The camera did something with their faces that was special." - Don Ameche

"With film acting, and often when the camera comes very close, you just have to think about something and the camera will pick it up." - Ruth Wilson

"Screen work always boils down to that moment between the camera and the actor or the actors. It always boils down to that, ultimately. You serve the camera." - Alfred Molina

"For me, the brand of the camera is not the most important thing. I think you can take good pictures with the camera on your phone." - Anja Niedringhaus

"Does Grandpa love to baby-sit his grandchildren? Are you kidding? By day he is too busy taking hormone shots at the doctor's or chip shots on the golf course. At night he and Grandma are too busy doing the cha-cha." - Hal Boyle

"Golf is not a game of good shots. It's a game of bad shots." - Ben Hogan

"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

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

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



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