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Robert Frank on moneymaking photography

But then, as photography has turned into a sort of moneymaking affair, it makes me think–more than when I did it–that it’s not right to sell these pictures taken from people much less fortunate and privileged than you. When I did it, I had no such thought, really. I was moved by what I saw. Now it would be very hard to take those pictures. I don’t want to.

Excerpt on AMERICAN SUBURB X  from Interview with Robert Frank: American Visions – Photographer and Filmmaker 

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