Helmut Newton Quotes and Comments
Inspirational Photography Quotes by the famous German
born photographer Helmut Newton
born Helmut Neustädter - Berlin, Germany
- October 31, 1920 / Died - USA - January 23, 2004
Helmut Newton lived in several countries, including
Germany, Singapore, Australia, France and the United
States. He is most famous for his stylized nudes
and fashion photographs.
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+ I hate good taste. It's the worst thing that
can happen to a creative person.
+ The photographs don't arouse me. All I can think
about is the hard work it took to make them.
+ Some people's photography is an art. Not mine.
Art is a dirty word in photography. All this fine
art crap is killing it already.
+ The nudes and bondage shots were my way of going
beyond my own bounds. Now that I've done that,
I want to return to fashion with a fresh and mature
eye and do more portraits.
+ I just had a bellyful and realized I had shot
enough nudes to last a lifetime. In fact, although
I have no idea of the number, I think I photographed
too many naked women.
+ I now have a strong reaction against the exposed
female body. Nudes will no longer be a subject
for me.. though I might regret saying that the
next time I see a beautiful girl on the beach.
+ The point of my photography has always been
to challenge myself, to go a little further than
my Germanic discipline and Teutonic nature would
traditionally permit me to.