• ... I'm sort of a nervous person with the camera, so I will just shoot arbitrarily until I can focus and compose something, and then I make a shot. So generally, in [the] proof sheets, there are only three or four really concentrated efforts to take a photograph. It's not like a professional kind of person who sets it up so every photograph looks really cool.

    Dennis Hopper, Nick Dawson (2012). “Dennis Hopper: Interviews”, p.172, Univ. Press of Mississippi