Quotes from Casey

June 24, 2004
Filed under Workshop

Californian photographer Casey Christie stopped by the workshop to share some tips with students on photo essays. Here are some of his quotes from that session:

“A photo essay is a story.”

“I’m a purist.”

“You need to sell your product.”

“Pictures sell papers.”

“Everything has been done before, do it better, differently.”

“I’m not rich. I love what I do.”

“A working headline is extremely important.”

“Be looking for ideas, folks. They never stop.”

“If you fail, it’s not a failure. It’s an experiment.”

“A picture has to grab your attention.”

“Everything I shoot, I shoot in a photo essay fashion.”

“You need to sell your product to the editors.”

“You need to communicate with people.”

“The eye is the most important thing, not the camera or the lens.”

“Pictures gotta grab your attention.”

“I never thought I’d be savvy or excited about technology, but it’s amazing.”

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