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date: 23 February 2020

Press Photographers 

  1. [A] frozen flash of history.
    Pulitzer Prize (1945) citation on the photograph by American photographer Joe Rosenthal (1911–2006) of US Marines raising the flag at Iwo Jima
    Anonymous: quoted in New York Times 9 May 1945
  2. If your pictures aren't good enough, you aren't close enough.
    Robert Capa 1913–54 Hungarian-born American photojournalist: Russell Miller Magnum: Fifty years at the Front Line of History (1997)
  3. I always believed the press would kill her in the end. But not even I could believe they would take such a direct hand in her death as seems to be the case…Every proprietor and editor of every publication that has paid for intrusive and exploitative photographs of her…has blood on their hands today.
    on the death of his sister, Diana, Princess of Wales, in a car crash while being pursued by photographers
    Lord Spencer 1964–  English peer: in Daily Telegraph 1 September 1997