"I have always been more interested in persons than in people."
It took me a minute to parse his distinction. Of course, once you get it, you realize that photography itself is more interested in persons than in people, too. You can't meaningfully photograph a big political movement, but you can photograph one brave guy standing in the way of a tank; you can't photograph bad economic conditions, but you can photograph one worried woman with three dirty children in a pea-picker's camp. And so forth.
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Featured Comment by Hugh Look: "Reminds me of Jonathan Swift, who wrote (in a letter to Pope):
I have ever hated all nations, professions, and communities, and all my love is toward individuals...principally I hate and detest that animal called man, although I heartily love John, Peter, Thomas, and so forth. This is the system upon which I have governed myself many years....