Photography Quotes

Photography is my one recreation and I think it should be done well.

Lewis Carroll

As I have practiced it, photography produces pleasure by simplicity. I see something special and show it to the camera. A picture is produced. The moment is held until someone sees it. Then it is theirs.

Sam Abell

Photography, as we all know, is not real at all. It is an illusion of reality with which we create our own private world.

Arnold Newman

Some photographers take reality...and impose the domination of their own thought and spirit. Others come before reality more tenderly and a photograph to them is an instrument of love and revelation.

Ansel Adams

Photography, as a powerful medium of expression and communications, offers an infinite variety of perception, interpretation and execution.

Ansel Adams

Photography to the amateur is recreation, to the professional it is work, and hard work too, no matter how pleasurable it my be

Edward Weston

When I say I want to photograph someone, what it really means is that I'd like to know them. Anyone I know I photograph

Annie Leibovitz

Photography can only represent the present. Once photographed, the subject becomes part of the past.

Berenice Abbott

Photography, alone of the arts, seems perfected to serve the desire humans have for a moment - this very moment - to stay.

Sam Abell

I'm always mentally photographing everything as practice

Minor White

One should really use the camera as though tomorrow you'd be stricken blind

Dorothea Lange

Landscape photography is the supreme test of the photographer - and often the supreme disappointment.

Ansel Adams

A great photograph is one that fully expresses what one feels, in the deepest sense, about what is being photographed.

Ansel Adams

You've got to push yourself harder. You've got to start looking for pictures nobody else could take. You've got to take the tools you have and probe deeper.

William Albert Allard

A picture is the expression of an impression. If the beautiful were not in us, how would we ever recognize it?

Ernst Haas

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Updated On : October 05, 2013
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