Photography Quotes

These people live again in print as intensely as when their images were captured on old dry plates of sixty years ago... I am walking in their alleys, standing in their rooms and sheds and workshops, looking in and out of their windows. Any they in turn seem to be aware of me

Ansel Adams

The term accessories has come to include a host of photographic gadgets of questionable value...

Ansel Adams

I am always surprised when I see several cameras, a gaggle on lenses, filters, meters, et cetera, rattling around in a soft bag with a complement of refuse and dust. Sometimes the professional is the worst offender!

Ansel Adams

To photograph truthfully and effectively is to see beneath the surfaces and record the qualities of nature and humanity which live or are latent in all things

Ansel Adams

There is nothing worse than a brilliant image of a fuzzy concept.

Ansel Adams

There are always two people in every picture: the photographer and the viewer

Ansel Adams

A good photograph is knowing where to stand

Ansel Adams

Practice random acts of kindness and senseless acts of beauty

Ansel Adams

The crude creations of mortal thought must finally give place to the glorious forms which we sometimes behold in the camera of divine Mind, where the mental picture is spiritual and eternal.

Robert Capa

You don't take a photograph. You ask, quietly, to borrow it

Unknown

Gives us the greens of summers Makes you think all the world's a sunny day, oh yeah! I got a Nikon camera, I love to take a photograph So momma, don't take my Kodachrome away..

Paul Simon

Using a camera appeases the anxiety which the work-driven feel about not working when they are on vacation and supposed to be having fun. They have something to do that is like a friendly imitation of work: they can take pictures

Paul Simon

When I first became interested in photography, I thought it was the whole cheese. My idea was to have it recognized as one of the fine arts. Today I don't give a hoot in hell about that. The mission of photography is to explain man to man and each man to himself

Susan Sontag

As I progressed further with my project, it became obvious that it was really unimportant where I chose to photograph. The particular place simply provided an excuse to produce work... you can only see what you are ready to see - what mirrors your mind at that particular time

Henry David Thoureau

Photography is 90% sheer, brutal drudgery!

Mark Twain

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Updated On : October 05, 2013
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