Scribbler. Idler. Shadowman. Shutterman. Voyeur. Drifter. Fop.
'The photographer had been a slave of the camera for a long time. Good camera, good lens, Leica, etc. These were the masters of a photographer. But in a way, Daido Moriyama is a photographer who started to make the camera his own slave. Photography is not about the camera ...
'Of course we need the camera. If you want to write a romantic love letter, we need some tool to write it with. But anything—a pencil or a ball pen is fine. It is like this in photography, and he is a pioneer for that.'—Nobuyoshi Araki