Photography Quotes

Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured forever . . . it remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything.

Aaron Siskind

I wish more people felt that photography was an adventure the same as life itself and felt that their individual feelings were worth expressing. To me, that makes photography more exciting.

Harry Callahan

Your photography is a record of your living, for anyone who really sees

Paul Strand

Photography is more than a medium for factual communication of ideas. It is a creative art.

Ansel Adams

Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured forever... it remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything

Aaron Siskind

There is only you and your camera. The limitations in your photography are in yourself, for what we see is what we are

Ernst Haas

Photography is truth.

Jean-Luc Godard

Photography records the gamut of feelings written on the human face, the beauty of the earth and skies that man has inherited, and the wealth and confusion man has created. It is a major force in explaining man to man.

Edward Steichen

Actually, I'm not all that interested in the subject of photography. Once the picture is in the box, I'm not all that interested in what happens next. Hunters, after all, aren't cooks

Henri Cartier-Bresson

The departure of our boys to foreign parts with the ever-present possibility that they might never return, taught the real value of photography to every father and mother. To many a mother the photograph of her boy in his country's uniform was the one never-failing consolation.

Louis Fabian Bachrach

When you live by the sea, there are definite seasons when you can see the weather coming and going, which lends itself to photography.†

Graeme Le Saux

Sances lost their popularity with the invention of infrared photography when it became possible to see what mediums were doing in the dark. Nowadays, spiritualists fakery is more ambiguous and subtle.

Derren Victor Brown

I love the medium of photography, for with its unique realism it gives me the power to go beyond conventional ways of seeing and understanding and say, "This is real, too."

Wynn Bullock

Photography can never grow up if it imitates some other medium. It has to walk alone; it has to be itself.

Berenice Abbott

It takes a lot of imagination to be a good photographer. You need less magination to be a painter, because you can invent things. But in photography everything is so ordinary; it takes a lot of looking before you learn to see the ordinary.

David Bailey
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