René Burri
[Photographer, b. 1933, Zurich, Switzerland, d. 2014, Zurich.]

 A digital camera has to be kept in check like a racehorse. 

Lillian Bassman
[Photographer and painter, b. 1917, Brooklyn, New York, d. 2012, New York.]

 [When I photograph] I project what I’m not. What I would like to be. 

David Byrne
[Musician and artist, b. 1952, Dumbarton, Scotland, lives in New York.]

 Is giving in to the photographer’s presumably natural impulse to compose and light well sometimes okay and not okay other times? 

Lola Alvarez Bravo
[Photographer, b. 1907, Lagos de Moreno, Jalisco, Mexico, d. 1993, Mexico City.]

 If my photos have any value, it’s because they show a Mexico that no longer exists. 

Elizabeth Bowen
[Writer, b. 1899, Dublin, Ireland, d. 1973, London.]

 The charm, one might say the genius, of memory is that it is choosy, chancy and temperamental; it rejects the edifying cathedral and indelibly photographs the small boy outside, chewing a hunk of melon in the dust. 

Charles Babbage
[Mathematician, analytical philosopher, proto-computer scientist, b. 1791, London, England, d. 1871, London.]

 An object is frequently not seen, from not knowing how to see it, rather than from any defect of the organ of vision. 

Charles Bukowski
[Writer, b. 1920, Andernach, Germany, d. 1994, San Pedro, California.]

 I loved you like a man loves a woman he never touches, only writes to, keeps little photographs of. 

George W. Bush
[Politician, b. 1946, in New Haven, Connecticut, lives in Dallas, Texas.]

 One of the great things about books is sometimes there are some fantastic pictures.