A master image maker for over 60 years, Berenice Abott ha the unique ability of create consistently strong photographs from several dispare realms of experience from portraits to cityspaces, to the world of science. - Commercegraphics
Berenice Abbott is remembered as one of the most independent, determined and respected photographers of the twentieth century. - International Photography Hall of Fame
Berenice Abbott was one of the tiny horde of Midwestern Yankee Americans who in the 1920's temporarily reversed the Course of Empire, and transferred the center of American cultural life to Paris. - Atget Photography
Berenice Abbott (July 17, 1898 – December 9, 1991),née Bernice Abbott, was an American photographer best known for her black and white photography of New York City architecture and urban design of the 1930s.
What the human eye observes casually and incuriously, the eye of the camera... notes with relentless fidelity."
...people say they need to express their emotions I'm sick of that. Photography doesn`t teach you to express your emotions it teachs you to see.
Today we are confronted with reality on the vastest scale mankind has known [and this puts] a greater responsibility on the photographer.
I didn't decide to be a photographer; I just happened to fall into it.
Imagine a world without photography, one could only imagine