I love photography, taking beautiful photos to capture amazing moment in life. There are many life lessons we can learn from photography, such as: “Life is like a camera. Just focus on what’s important and capture the good times, develop from the negatives and if things don’t work out, just take another shot.”
In this post, Saying Images brings 25 most inspirational photography quotes from famous photographer around the world, check them out!
What photography is about
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
Photography is the story I fail to put into words. — Destin Sparks
Photography for me is not looking, it’s feeling. If you can’t feel what you’re looking at, then you’re never going to get others to feel anything when they look at your pictures. — Don McCullin
What I like about photographs is that they capture a moment that’s gone forever, impossible to reproduce. ― Karl Lagerfeld
You don’t make a photograph just with a camera. You bring to the act of photography all the pictures you have seen, the books you have read, the music you have heard, the people you have loved. ― Ansel Adams
Photography, as a powerful medium of expression and communications, offers an infinite variety of perception, interpretation and execution. – Ansel Adams
To me, photography is the simultaneous recognition, in a fraction of a second, of the significance of an event. – Henri Cartier-Bresson
The whole point of taking pictures is so that you don’t have to explain things with words – Elliott Erwitt
Famous Quotes about Photography
Look and think before opening the shutter. The heart and mind are the true lens of the camera. — Yousuf Karsh
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
The whole point of taking pictures is so that you don’t have to explain things with words. — Elliott Erwitt
Landscape photography is the supreme test of the photographer – and often the supreme disappointment. – Ansel Adams
I always thought good photos were like good jokes. If you have to explain it, it just isn’t that good.
If the photographer is interested in the people in front of his lens, and if he is compassionate, it’s already a lot. The instrument is not the camera but the photographer. — Eve Arnold
The best thing about a picture is that it never changes, even when the people in it do. — Andy Warhol
Your first 10,000 photographs are your worst. – Henri Cartier-Bresson
Beauty can be seen in all things, seeing and composing the beauty is what separates the snapshot from the photograph. – Matt Hardy
How to take a good photo
Photography is like a moment, an instant. You need a half-second to get the photo. So it’s good to capture people when they are themselves. – Patrick Demarchelier
There is one thing the photograph must contain, the humanity of the moment. — Robert Frank
A good photograph is one that communicates a fact, touches the heart and leaves the viewer a changed person for having seen it. It is, in a word, effective. — Irving Penn
The best images are the ones that retain their strength and impact over the years, regardless of the number of times they are viewed.
To photograph is to hold one’s breath, when all faculties converge to capture fleeting reality. It’s at that precise moment that mastering an image becomes a great physical and intellectual joy.
To me, photography is an art of observation. It’s about finding something interesting in an ordinary place… I’ve found it has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see them. – Elliott Erwitt
Light makes photography. Embrace light. Admire it. Love it. But above all, know light. Know it for all you are worth, and you will know the key to photography. – George Eastman
Inspirational Photography Quotes
Life is like photography. You use the negatives to develop.
Photographs open doors into the past, but they also allow a look into the future. – Sally Mann
When you photograph a face . . .you photograph the soul behind it. – Jean-Luc Godard
When I have a camera in my hand, I know no fear.
There are no rules for good photographs, there are only good photographs. ― Ansel Adams
Sometimes, you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
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