Most of my portraits are not formal situations; they are found situations.
Are we to paint what's on the face, what's inside the face, or what's behind it - Pablo Picasso
A portrait is not made in the camera, but on either side of it - Edward Steichen
The countenance is the portrait of the soul, and the eyes mark its intentions. - Marcus Tullius Cicero
What could be more simple and more complex, more obvious and more profound than a portrait.- Charles Baudelaire
Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter. - Oscar Wilde
The most difficult thing for me is a portrait. You have to try and put your camera between the skin of a person and his shirt. - Henri Cartier-Bresson
There is no single form or style of portraiture. Portraiture means individualism and as such means diversity, self-expression, private point of view. The most successful images seem to be those which exist on several planes at once … - Peter Bunnell