Jeanloup Sieff Quotes.
I have been searching for time past all my life.
There are no reasons for my photographs, nor any rules; all depends on the mood of the moment.
I’m proud of the two adjectives, superficial and frivolous.
I am totally superficial, I know. But I believe superficiality can be very serious, a defense against the gravity of things, a manner of discretion.
If I have caught myself struggling to remember, it was, if not a pretense, at least premature, in that I only ever used photography for my own pleasure – even if I then bewailed the vanished pleasure which my pictures brought back to me.
The impulse that led you to make an image is a thing that you cannot share with anyone, even if you explain it. What remains is a surface that will live its own life, that will belong to everybody. I accept that surface.