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"Not everybody trusts paintings but people believe photographs."  — Ansel Adams

 To a greater measure, this is not true anymore !



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ldquo.gif Verbal representations of such places or scenes may, or may not, have the merit of accuracy; but photographic presentments of them will be accepted by posterity with an undoubting faith. rdquo.gif


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ldquo.gif Such a picture [A Harvest of Death, Gettysburg battlefield, July, 1863] conveys a useful moral: It shows the blank horror and reality of war, in opposition to the pageantry. Here are the dreadful details! Let them aid in preventing such another calamity falling upon the nation. (1866) rdquo.gif
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ldquo.gif [My work] is designed to speak for itself. as mementos of the fearful struggle through which the country has just passed, it is confidently hoped that it will possess an enduring interest. rdquo.gif


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Alexander Gardner, partner of Timothy O'Sullivan, photographers who captured the ugliest events of the American Civil War for the people to ponder. 


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"You don't get rid of a habit by throwing it out the window;
you have to take it down the stairs step by step." — Mark Twain



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Apropros of Thanksgiving Day in the US,

 

"As God as my witness, I thought turkeys could fly.”

 

Arthur Carlson, General Manager of WKRP, a fictional radio station in Cincinnati

 

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