A great photograph is a full expression of what one feels about what is being photographed in the deepest sense, and is, thereby, a true expression of what one feels about life in its entirety.
I do not object to retouching, dodging. or accentuation as long as they do not interfere with the natural qualities of photographic technique.
No one is an artist unless he carries his picture in his head before painting it, and is sure of his method and composition.
Seeing these and others in print caused me to seek more online. The result is a compilation of quotes by Photographers or about Photography.