Photography Is A Passport Into Any Social Situation

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The most brilliant thing about photography is that it’s a passport into any social situation whatsoever,” says Nick Knight. “It’s a ticket to photograph the President of the US, or a heroin addict in Camden, or a prostitute in Paris, or the biggest recording star in the world. Becoming a photographer is a way of finding out about people – finding out about life – and experiencing what they experience.”

via The fabulous world of Nick Knight – Features – Fashion – The Independent.

There Are 4 Comments On This Article.

  1. I’ve always said that I became a photographer because it gave me access to a wonderful life. My camera was my means to that end.

  2. Yes, there’s something to be said about having a camera with you especially when shooting a major event. Clout jumps right in front of you!

  3. I agree with you. Once you have a camera in your hands is like a curiosity cube has been opened and all you want is explore and capture life.