Marc Riboud | Moskva, 1960

Posted: November 9th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: Film, Photography, Quotes

Moskva, 1960 © Marc Riboud, Magnum Photos

Moskva, 1960 © Marc Riboud, Magnum Photos

Photography must not try to be persuasive. It cannot change the world, but it can show the world, especially when it is changing.

- Marc Riboud


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Marc Riboud | Chartres, France 1953

Posted: November 5th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: Film, Photography, Quotes

Chartres, France 1953 © Marc Riboud

Chartres, France 1953 © Marc Riboud

The idea of photography as evidence is pure bullshit. A photo is no more proof of any reality than what you may hear being said by someone in a bus. We only record details, small fragments of the world. This cannot allow any judgement, even if the sum of these details may convey a point of view.

- Marc Riboud


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Marc Riboud | Gong Li

Posted: February 27th, 2010 | Author: | Filed under: Cinema, Film, Photography, Quotes

Rather than a profession, photography has always been a passion for me, a passion closer to an obsession.

-Marc Riboud

CHINA—Chinese actress Gong Li during the filming of To Live by Zhang Yimou, November 1993. © Marc Riboud / Magnum Photos

CHINA—Chinese actress Gong Li during the filming of To Live by Zhang Yimou, November 1993. © Marc Riboud / Magnum Photos


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