Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Your First 10,000 Photos

A few wild facts and great quotes about photography. 
Your first 10,000 photographs are your worst. – Henri Cartier-Bresson Vintage photos of children with cameras. Your First 10,000 Photos. MarchMatron.com
The word "photography" originates from Greek, meaning drawing with light.
Above all, life for a photographer cannot be a matter of indifference. - Robert Frank Vintage photos of children with cameras. Your First 10,000 Photos. MarchMatron.com
The word camera originates from the Latin word "camera obscura" which means "dark chamber".
Stand in front of more interesting stuff. - Jim Richardson Vintage photos of children with cameras. Your First 10,000 Photos. MarchMatron.com

A study from Wake Forest University found that the left side of peoples’ faces are perceived as more attractive than the right. 
Individuals seem more attractive in group photos than on individual portraits. It's called the cheerleader effect.
If I could tell the stories in words, I wouldn't need a camera. - Lewis Hines Vintage photos of children with cameras. Your First 10,000 Photos. MarchMatron.com


The first photo of the Moon was taken in 1851 and the first photo of its dark side was taken in 1959. 
There are 12 Hasselblad cameras on the surface of the moon. They were left there after the moon landings to allow for the extra weight of the lunar rock samples.
No place is boring if you've had a good night's sleep and have a pocket full of unexposed film. - Robert Adams Vintage photos of children with cameras. Your First 10,000 Photos. MarchMatron.com
Before the digital age, the US government took spy photographs of the Soviet Union. 20 satellites, each containing 60 miles of film were launched into space. 
The exposed film was parachuted over the Pacific and snagged with grappling hooks by Air Force planes.
Buying a Nikon doesn't make you a photographer. Vintage photos of children with cameras. Your First 10,000 Photos. MarchMatron.com

Sub-miniature cameras manufactured in Riga, the capital of Latvia, became a popular spy camera. The Minox Riga, in production from 1938 to 1943, measured a tiny 3.14 in x 1in x .6 in, and weighed 4.5 oz.
The camera is an excuse to be someplace you otherwise don’t belong. - Susan Meiselas Vintage photos of children with cameras. Your First 10,000 Photos. MarchMatron.com

Included in an auction of Soviet-era spy cameras is a modified tourist camera with an inclosed sub-miniature camera.   
A spy would carry the camera in the case, lulling any watchful guard or citizen into thinking the spy was not taking photographs while capturing images with the secret sub-miniature camera.  
The quickest way to make money at photography is to sell your camera. Vintage photos of children with cameras. Your First 10,000 Photos. MarchMatron.com

The most expensive camera, a 1923 Leica O Series prototype, sold at auction for almost $3 million.
You can also look at a picture for a second and think of it all your life. - Joan Miro Vintage photos of children with cameras. Your First 10,000 Photos. MarchMatron.com 
Approximately 3.5 trillion photos have been taken since the invention of the Daguerre. More pictures are taken every two minutes than were taken throughout the 1800s. 
Which of my photographs is my favorite? The one I’m going to take tomorrow. – Imogen Cunningham Vintage photos of children with cameras. Your First 10,000 Photos. MarchMatron.com
Approximately 140 billion photos have been uploaded to Facebook which is 10,000 times the number of photos in the Library of Congress. 
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