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A neighborhood friend showed me how it was possible
by Leonard Nimoy

A neighborhood friend showed me how it was possible
to go to a camera shop and pick up chemicals for pennies...
literally...
and develop your own film and make prints.
- Leonard Nimoy

Which is probably the reason why I work exclusively in black and white...
to highlight that contrast.
- Leonard Nimoy

Other times, you're doing some piece of work and suddenly
you get feedback that tells you that you have touched
something that is very alive in the cosmos.
- Leonard Nimoy

But if you're talking about fine art work,
then I think you have to ask yourself some pretty deep
questions about why it is you want to take pictures
and what it is you want to say.
- Leonard Nimoy

 

I'm attracted to images that come from a personal exploration of a subject matter.
When they have a personal stamp to them,
then I think it becomes identifiable.
- Leonard Nimoy

Logic is the beginning of wisdom, not the end.
- Leonard Nimoy

I certainly don't live in a kosher home although I
was raised in a kosher environment.
- Leonard Nimoy

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I became hooked on the idea of being able to shoot
an image and process it myself,
and end up with a product.
- Leonard Nimoy

I am not Spock.
- Leonard Nimoy

That's the most difficult issue for me...
to find a subject that holds my interest long enough
that I'm prepared to go to work and spend the time
and energy to shoot the subject.
- Leonard Nimoy

My dream concept is that I have a camera and I am trying
to photograph what is essentially invisible.
And every once in a while I get a glimpse of her and I grab that picture.
- Leonard Nimoy

The miracle is this: the more we share the more we have.
- Leonard Nimoy

I'm touched by the idea that when we do things that are useful and helpful -
collecting these shards of spirituality -
that we may be helping to bring about a healing.
- Leonard Nimoy

Years ago - in the 70s, for about a decade -
I carried a camera every place I went.
And I shot a lot of pictures that were still life and landscape,
using available light.
- Leonard Nimoy

The book tour has been really interesting and very gratifying.
I have not book toured before.
I've never had quite as much pleasure,
as much satisfaction.
- Leonard Nimoy

I deal with this spiritual issue every day -
either shooting or processing or sorting or discussing
or having conversations -
I'm in constant contact with it.
- Leonard Nimoy

That is the exploration that awaits you!
Not mapping stars and studying nebula,
but charting the unknown possibilities of existence.
- Leonard Nimoy

For me it's all about personal vision;
is there something about a subject that uniquely speaks to me.
- Leonard Nimoy

You proceed from a false assumption:
I have no ego to bruise.
- Leonard Nimoy

That's true, because I'm a photographer now.
- Leonard Nimoy

I also do my own processing, so it means a big commitment in lab time.
- Leonard Nimoy

I think it's my adventure, my trip, my journey,
and I guess my attitude is, let the chips fall where they may.
- Leonard Nimoy

I've been working with photography for many years.
- Leonard Nimoy

I became involved in photography when I was about thirteen years old.
- Leonard Nimoy

My memory of those places is better than my pictures.
That's why I get much more satisfaction out of shooting
thematic work that has to do with an idea that I'm searching for,
or searching to express.
- Leonard Nimoy

Some words having to do with the death of the people
in the World Trade Center attack had been added,
and when I got to it, I had this overwhelmingly emotional experience.
I struggled to get through the words;
tears were streaming down my cheeks.
- Leonard Nimoy

What I'm exploring right now is the subject of my own mortality.
It's an area that I'm curious about,
and I'm researching it to see if there's a photographic essay in it for me.
If images don't start to come, I'll go to something else.
- Leonard Nimoy

This time, there have been a lot of interesting discussion
about the subject matter and I've had a good time talking about it.
And in some of the cases, I'm not just signing books;
I'm showing slides and talking about the work.
- Leonard Nimoy

My wife and I are affiliated with a temple here in Los Angeles.
We feel very close to the congregation and to the rabbi,
who happens to be my wife's cousin and who I admire greatly.
I talk to him regularly but I consider myself more
spiritual than religious.
- Leonard Nimoy

Most of my images have been done in-studio,
under very controlled lighting conditions.
There have been a few that have been shot in nature,
but even then they were shot almost exclusively at night,
and again, under controlled lighting conditions.
- Leonard Nimoy

You know, for a long time I have been of the opinion
that artists don't necessarily know what they're doing.
You don't necessarily know what kind of universal concept you're tapping into.
- Leonard Nimoy

I was, somewhere in the neighborhood of about 300 jumps.
- Hugh Shelton

Wealthy men, too, like several of those in our neighborhood,
had so many slaves that they were compelled to buy
other plantations on which to employ them.
- John Sergeant Wise

I came from a real tough neighborhood.
I put my hand in some cement and felt another hand.
- Rodney Dangerfield

I have an affection for a great city.
I feel safe in the neighborhood of man,
and enjoy the sweet security of the streets.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

People lived in the same apartments for years.
You'd meet a group of kids in kindergarten,
and you'd still be with them in high school.
No one ever left the neighborhood.
- Fran Drescher

We will invest in our people, quality education,
job opportunity, family, neighborhood,
and yes, a thing we call America.
- Dan Quayle

I was the only white kid in my neighborhood for most
of my youth even in high school,
so reverse racism was just as apparent as racism.
- Shia LaBeouf

It was dangerous to hit the wrong kid in my neighborhood,
because a lot of the guys I played with had fathers in the Mafia.
- Tim Robbins

You can take the guy out of the neighorhood but you
can't take the neighborhood out of the guy.
- Frankie Valli

It was endlessly entertaining, watching people beat each other up.
All the little kids in the neighborhood would come and watch...
and then we'd beat them up as well.
- Wayne Coyne

These two girls start wanting the same thing because in this neighborhood,
they know all the guys so well.
It's a small town and all the guys are just really boring to them.
- Caroline Dhavernas

My brother was a great favorite with everybody,
and his death cast a gloom upon the whole neighborhood.
- Buffalo Bill

A neighborhood is where, when you go out of it,
you get beat up.
- Murray Kempton

That's what Rocky is all about: pride,
reputation, and not being another bum in the neighborhood.
- Sylvester Stallone

Really, I think that going out and playing with your
friends is kind of becoming a lost art,
with the kids in the neighborhood.
- Frank Shorter

I grew up in a tough neighborhood and we used to say
you can get further with a kind word and a gun than just a kind word.
- David Mamet

In my time and neighborhood (and in my soul) there
was only one standard by which a woman measured success:
did some man want her?
- Jessamyn West

I live in a neighborhood so bad that you can get shot while getting shot.
- Chris Rock

On that terrible day, a nation became a neighborhood.
All Americans became New Yorkers.
- George Pataki

I'd worship the ground you walked on if only you walked
in a better neighborhood.
- Billy Wilder

I never believed in Santa Claus because I knew no white
dude would come into my neighborhood after dark.
- Dick Gregory

For us Australians, Singapore also represents sacred soil.
Almost 2000 Australians died here in the defense of
your island country and our neighborhood.
- Michael Jeffery

I celebrated Thanksgiving in an old-fashioned way.
I invited everyone in my neighborhood to my house,
we had an enormous feast, and then I killed them and took their land.
- Jon Stewart

Tomorrow morning before we depart, I intend to land
and see what can be found in the neighborhood.
- Christopher Columbus

My whole world before I joined the Navy was my neighborhood in the Bronx.
- Tony Curtis

For me, it's like biking around the neighborhood,
the walks and stuff, because I have never enjoyed the gym.
Or I'll do, since I used to dance a lot,
all the old dance exercises.
- Delta Burke

But, when I was about thirteen, I began to sort of sing in my neighborhood.
- Ruben Blades

I was black growing up in an all-white neighborhood
so I felt like I just didn't fit in.
Like I wasn't as good as everybody else or as smart,
or whatever.
- Halle Berry

I was born in Champaign in 1918.
From the neighborhood elementary and intermediate schools,
I went to the University High School in the twin city,
Urbana.
- James Tobin

My husband came up to Hot Rocks to check up on me,
why is still unknown to me because if I was to cheat
on him it wouldn't be in a neighborhood bar where he knows I am.
- Kim Mathers

A neighborhood is a residential area that is changing for the worse.
- John Ciardi

It was a pretty rough neighborhood where I grew up
The really tough places were over around Third Avenue
where it ran into the Harlem River,
but we weren't far away.
- Norman Rockwell

Enrolling your child in a recreational sport sponsored
by your neighborhood recreation community centers is
a great way to keep kids active.
- Lee Haney

I wanted to be that cranky old guy that stands on his
porch and yells at the neighborhood kids.
- Robert Lansing

We live in a world that has narrowed into a neighborhood
before it has broadened into a brotherhood.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

Republicans have called for a National African-American Museum.
The plan is being held up by finding a location that
isn't in their neighborhood.
- Conan O'Brien

Every man is surrounded by a neighborhood of voluntary spies.
- Jane Austen

Growing up in a particular neighborhood,
growing up in a working-class family,
not having much money, all of those things fire you
and can give you an edge,
can give you an anger.
- Gary Oldman

You take care of you and your family first.
Then you go to your neighborhood, and then you spread
it on out within the community.
- Al Smith

Well, I grew up in a tough neighborhood.
- Kent McCord


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