Dorothea Lange
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"Dorothea Lange" was an influential United States/American documentary photographer and photojournalist, best known for her Great Depression/Depression-era work for the Farm Security Administration (FSA). Lange's photographs humanized the consequences of the Great Depression and influenced the development of documentary photography.

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While there is perhaps a province in which the photograph can tell us nothing more than what we see with our own eyes, there is another in which it proves to us how little our eyes permit us to see.

One should really use the camera as though tomorrow you'd be stricken blind.

Hands off! I do not molest what I photograph, I do not meddle and I do not arrange.

This benefit of seeing... can come only if you pause a while, extricate yourself from the maddening mob of quick impressions ceaselessly battering our lives, and look thoughtfully at a quiet image... the viewer must be willing to pause, to look again, to meditate.

Pick a theme and work it to exhaustion... the subject must be something you truly love or truly hate.