Photography Quotes

Photograph: a picture painted by the sun without instruction in art.

Ambrose Bierce

Sometimes I do get to places just when God's ready to have somebody click the shutter.

Ansel Adams

When you photograph people in colour you photograph their clothes. But when you photograph people in B&W, you photograph their souls!

Ted Grant

While there is perhaps a province in which the photograph can tell us nothing more than what we see with our own eyes, there is another in which it proves to us how little our eyes permit us to see

Dorothea Lange

A photograph is usually looked at - seldom looked into

Ansel Adams

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

Ansel Adams

I think a photography class should be a requirement in all educational programs because it makes you see the world rather than just look at it.

Unknown

The camera can photograph thought.

Dirk Bogarde

There are no rules for good photographs, there are only good photographs

Ansel Adams

No photographer is as good as the simplest camera.

Edward Steichen

Every time someone tells me how sharp my photos are, I assume that it isn't a very interesting photograph. If it were, they would have more to say.

Unknown

When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence.

Ansel Adams

My portraits are more about me than they are about the people I photograph.

Richard Avedon

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

Edward Weston

Notebook. No photographer should be without one

Ansel Adams

Anonymous Senseless photographers practice random acts of beauty; intelligent photographers practice consistent acts of selflessness.

Unknown

If your pictures aren't good enough, you're not close enough.

Unknown

I have discovered photography. Now I can kill myself. I have nothing else to learn

Unknown

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

Edward Weston

Blessed be the inventor of photography! It has given more positive pleasure to poor suffering humanity than anything else that has "cast up" in my time -- this art by which even the "poor" can possess themselves of tolerable of their absent dear ones.

Jane Welsh Carlyle

The Equipment you'll leave at home, you'll need the most. You're always out of film when you'll have the best opportunity.

Unknown

Photograph: a picture painted by the sun without instruction in art

Hakon Agustsson

Every time someone tells me how sharp my photos are, I assume that it isn't a very interesting photograph. If it were, they would have more to say

Unknown

Blessed be the inventor of photography It has given more positive pleasure to poor suffering humanity than anything else that has "cast up" in my time -- this art by which even the "poor" can possess themselves of tolerable of their absent dear ones.

Jane Welsh Carlyle

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Updated On : October 05, 2013
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