31+ Quotes about Photographs, Photographers and the Art of Photography

Quotes about Photography

There are no rules for good photographs, there are only good photographs.
Ansel Adams

Your first 10,000 photographs are your worst.
Henri Cartier-Bresson

A picture is a secret about a secret, the more it tells you the less you know.
Diane Arbus

The camera is an instrument that teaches people how to see without a camera.
Dorothea Lange

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

What i like about photographs is that they capture a moment that’s gone forever, impossible to reproduce.”
Karl Lagerfeld

Today everything exists to end in a photograph.
Susan Sontag

The eye should learn to listen before it looks.
Robert Frank

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

When you photograph people in color, you photograph their clothes. But when you photograph people in Black and white, you photograph their souls!
Ted Grant

There is nothing worse than a sharp image of a fuzzy concept.
Ansel Adams

A photograph can be an instant of life captured for eternity that will never cease looking back at you.
Brigitte Bardot

Taking pictures is savoring life intensely, every hundredth of a second.
Marc Riboud

Photography is a reality so subtle that it becomes more real than reality.
Alfred Stieglitz

For me, the camera is a sketch book, an instrument of intuition and spontaneity.
Henri Cartier-Bresson

The Earth is Art, The Photographer is only a Witness
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Earth from Above

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

Always seeing something, never seeing nothing, being photographer.
Walter De Mulder

Sometimes I arrive just when God's ready to have somone click the shutter.
Ansel Adams

A photograph is a moral decision taken in one eighth of a second.
Salman Rushdie

A photograph is usually looked at- seldom looked into.
Ansel Adams

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

Photographs are just light and time.
John Green

The painter constructs, the photographer discloses.
Susan Sontag, On Photography

A photograph shouldn't be just a picture, it should be a philosophy.
Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

If I could tell the story in words, I wouldn't need to lug around a camera.
Lewis Hine

A good snapshot stops a moment from running away.
Eudora Welty

A click of the shutter, a crank of the film, and you've caught forever a significant bit of life.
Willis Peterson

No photographer is as good as the simplest camera.
Edward Steichen

Fear is a darkroom where negatives develop.
Usman B. Asif

A photograph is a click away. A good photograph is a hundred clicks away and a better one, a thousand clicks away.
Kowtham Kumar K

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