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A professor I had in college used to tell me that if someone won't listen to what you have to say because you're not wearing a tie, then put on a tie, 'cause what you have to say is more important than not wearing a tie. He was right.
Unpredictability. Accidents. Not good when you're engaging in, say, brain surgery, but when lighting...wonderful!
When shooting a story about someone, their hands should always be on your list to shoot.
You've gotta taste the light, like my friend and fellow shooter Chip Maury says. And when you see light like this, trust me, it's like a strawberry sundae with sprinkles.
John Loengard, the picture editor at Life, always used to tell me, If you want something to look interesting, don't light all of it.
Don't pack up your camera until you've left the location.
Always remember to make room to shoot what you love. It's the only way to keep your heart beating as a photographer.
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Human beings can always be relied upon to assert, with vigor, their God-given right to be stupid.
July 27, 1952
Joe McNally is an American photographer who has been shooting for the National Geographic Society since 1987.
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