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 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 - “What I end up shooting is the situation. I shoot the composition and my subject is going to help the composition or not.”
 Annie Leibovitz - “What I am interested in now is the landscape. Pictures without people. I wouldn't be surprised if eventually there are no people in my pictures. It is so emotional.”
 Annie Leibovitz - “There must be a reason why photographers are not very good at verbal communication. I think we get lazy.”
 Annie Leibovitz - “The work which is manipulated looks a little boring to me. I think life is pretty strange anyway. It is wooo, wooo, wooo”
 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 - “In a portrait, you have room to have a point of view. The image may not be literally what's going on, but it's representative.”
 Annie Leibovitz - “If I didn't have my camera to remind me constantly, I am here to do this, I would eventually have slipped away, I think. I would have forgotten my reason to exist.”
 Annie Leibovitz - “I wish that all of nature's magnificence, the emotion of the land, the living energy of place could be photographed.”
 Annie Leibovitz - “I was scared to do anything in the studio because it felt so claustrophobic. I wanted to be somewhere where things could happen and the subject wasn't just looking back at you.”
 Annie Leibovitz - “I still need the camera because it is the only reason anyone is talking to me.”
 Annie Leibovitz - “I shoot a little bit, maybe two rolls, medium format, which is 20 pictures, and if it's not working, I change the position.”
 Annie Leibovitz - “I feel very proud of the work from the '80s because it is very bright and colorful.”
 Annie Leibovitz - “Everyone keeps asking you for pictures, and after a while you get tired of that. I always say, They are in the archives.”
 Annie Leibovitz - “Coming tight was boring to me, just the face... it didn't have enough information.”
 Annie Leibovitz - “At my Rolling Stones' tour, the camera was a protection. I used it in a Zen way.”
 Annie Leibovitz - “If it makes you cry, it goes in the show.”
 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 - “When I say I want to photograph someone, what it really means is that I'd like to know them. Anyone I know I photograph.”
 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.”
 Annie Leibovitz - “No one ever thought Clint Eastwood was funny, but he was.”
 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 - “I'd like to think that the actions we take today will allow others in the future to discover the wonders of landscapes we helped protect but never had the chance to enjoy ourselves.”
 Annie Leibovitz - “You don't have to sort of enhance reality. There is nothing stranger than truth.”
 Annie Leibovitz - “It's hard to watch something go on and be talking at the same time.”

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