A man's manners are a mirror in which he shows his portrait.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
In a portrait, you have room to have a point of view. The image may not be literally what's going on, but it's representative.
The countenance is the portrait of the soul, and the eyes mark its intentions.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Every man's work, whether it be literature, or music or pictures or architecture or anything else, is always a portrait of himself.
The portrait I do best is of the person I know best.
A photographic portrait is a picture of someone who knows he is being photographed, and what he does with this knowledge is as much a part of the photograph as what he's wearing or how he looks.
Your library is your portrait.
I prefer black and white and portrait photography. I like old, you know, interesting faces, so I think black and white brings out the contrast.
Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter.
The dog is the perfect portrait subject. He doesn't pose. He isn't aware of the camera.
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