Edward Burtynsky Quotes & Sayings

14 most famous Edward Burtynsky quotes and sayings (photographer). These are the first 10 quotes we have.

“I think the environmental movement has failed in that it's used the stick too much; it's used the apocalyptic tone too much; it hasn't sold the positive aspects of being environmentally concerned and trying to pull us out.”
Edward Burtynsky Quotes
“Digital photography and Photoshop have made it very easy for people to take pictures. It's a medium that allows a lot of mediocre stuff to get through.”
Edward Burtynsky Quotes
“I wish my artwork could persuade millions of people to join a global conversation about sustainability.”
“I can go into the wilderness and not see anyone for days and experience a kind of space that hasn't changed for tens of thousands of years. Having that experience was necessary to my perception of how photography can look at the changes humanity has brought about in the landscape. My work does become a kind of lament.”
“Like all animals, human beings have always taken what they want from nature. But we are the rogue species. We are unique in our ability to use resources on a scale and at a speed that our fellow species can't.”
Edward Burtynsky Quotes
“I had to work to put myself through school, so I always worked in the heaviest industries I could find because that's who paid the best.”
Edward Burtynsky Quotes
“Somebody referred to what I do as subliminal activism, which I like.”
“The bigger question is how does a rogue species called humans - whose population just blew through the seven billion mark on it's way to nine billion members - manage to survive the next century on a planet with finite resources, without destroying its delicate balance in the process.”
Edward Burtynsky Quotes
“I'm trying to photograph an old offshore oil city that is lying in decay in the Caspian Sea, but I've been having a hard time getting there.”
Edward Burtynsky Quotes
“Sometimes you don't know why you're doing something. You're intuitively following, to see where it leads.”

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