Kertesz as a Hungarian-born photographer distinguished by haunting composition in his photographs and by his early efforts in developing the photo essay. In his lifetime, however, his then-unorthodox camera angles, which hindered prose descriptions of his works, prevented his work from gaining wider recognition, as well as his use of symbolism also became unfashionable later in his life.
André Kertész ( 2 July 1894 – 28 September 1985), born Kertész Andor, was a Hungarian born photographer known for his groundbreaking contributions to photographic composition and the photo essay. In the early years of his career, his then-unorthodox camera angles and style prevented his work from gaining wider recognition.Original article
Technique isn't important. Technique is in the blood. Events and mood are more important than good light and the happening is what is important.
I do what I feel, that's all, I am an ordinary photographer working for his own pleasure. That's all I've ever done.
The most valuable things in a life are a man's memories. And they are priceless.
Everything is a subject. Every subject has a rhythm. To feel it is the raison d'etre. The photograph is a fixed moment of such a raison d'etre, which lives on in itself.
Seeing is not enough; you have to feel what you photograph.