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    Sex doesn't sell as well as we thought. If we would not sell the Van Gogh and Co., it would be a very serious problem.
    — Patrick Demarchelier
    tags: thoughts  problem  sex  sell 
     
    My stepfather gave me a Kodak camera when I was 17 years old. I started working at a local photo store in Le Havre, France, taking passport pictures and photographing weddings.
    — Patrick Demarchelier
    tags: photo  year 
     
    Every day is a dream, every day I spend with my wife.
    — Patrick Demarchelier
    tags: dreams  wife 
     
    For me, the new pictures are what I'm thinking about every day. The past is the past, no? Every day is a new challenge.
    — Patrick Demarchelier
    tags: past  challenge  thinking 
     
    The movie that you'll be in is a new challenge. Photography is just the shot - one day, two days - and the next day you're gone.
    — Patrick Demarchelier
    With Dior Haute Couture, the dream is already there.
    — Patrick Demarchelier
    tags: dreams 
     
    I love my dog. Actually, the best portrait I did was of my dog.
    — Patrick Demarchelier
    tags: dog 
     
    Film is not very practical. The new world goes faster, and digital is very fast.
    — Patrick Demarchelier
    tags: world  film 
     
    I love digital, but the only problem is less intimacy. People look at the screen right away. Before, nobody saw the picture before you saw the final picture. There was more privacy in a way.
    — Patrick Demarchelier
    I don't take the camera out with me. My eyes are the camera for me every day.
    — Patrick Demarchelier
    tags: eyes 
     
    Fashion is the opposite of the real, its worst enemy. Fashion photography is subversive; it makes you believe everything is true, whereas this could not be more false. It is the opposite of a mirror, a deformation.
    — Patrick Demarchelier
    I don't stop at my past; I like new work. I like what I'm doing tomorrow.
    — Patrick Demarchelier
    tags: work  tomorrow 
     
    When you're a fashion photographer, you must inspire a dream.
    — Patrick Demarchelier
    Photography is like a moment, an instant. You need a half-second to get the photo. So it's good to capture people when they are themselves.
    — Patrick Demarchelier
    Take pictures all the time. Don't worry if you take a bad photograph; you learn more by taking a bad picture than a good one. If you don't like it, study it and figure out why you don't like it. You'll learn from your mistake.
    — Patrick Demarchelier
    tags: time  mistakes  worries  bad  learn 
     
    When you are a photographer, you work all the time, because your eye is the first camera.
    — Patrick Demarchelier
    tags: time  work  eyes  photographer 
     
    When people ask me which is your favourite portrait, they expect it to be Diana, or someone famous. But the answer is my dog, Puffy. They think I mean Puff Daddy. No, it is the dog.
    — Patrick Demarchelier
    tags: people  dog 
     
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