Famous photography quotes. For me the camera is a sketchbook an instrument of intuition and spontaneity henri cartier bresson.
A photograph is a moral decision taken in one eighth of a second.
Famous photography quotes. The magic of photography is metaphysical. The real skill of photography is organised visual lying. To me photography must suggest not insist or explain.
Fear is the thing that prohibits a lot of photographers from reaching their full potential collin pierson. Here are our favorite 101 inspirational photography quotes by famous photographers. Best quotes on the fundamental principles of photography.
Nevertheless they boost a lot of wisdom and inspiration still relevant now and for years to come. It s not enough to just own a camera. Photography is like a moment an instant.
The eye should learn to listen before it looks robert frank. Photography is the art of frozen time the ability to store emotions and feelings. You ve probably seen these famous photography quotes before.
Eudora alice welty was an american short story writer and novelist who wrote about the american south. If you want to be a better photographer stand in front of more interesting stuff. Photography is not about the thing photographed.
Photography can light up darkness and expose ignorance lewis hine in photography there is a reality so subtle that it becomes more real than reality alfred stieglitz photography is about finding out what can happen in the frame. My favorite photography quote is the last one. Photography as a powerful medium of expression and communications offers an infinite variety of perception interpretation and execution ansel adams.
It is about how that thing looks photographed garry winogrand. The best images are the ones that retain their strength and impact over the years regardless of the number of times they are viewed. Her novel the optimist s daughter won the pulitzer prize in 1973.
Photography is an austere and blazing poetry of the real ansel adams photography is the story i fail to put into words destin sparks when words become unclear i shall focus with photographs. A good photograph is one that communicates a fact touches the heart and leaves the viewer a changed person for having seen it. When images become inadequate i shall be content with silence ansel adams when i photograph i make love alfred stieglitz.
When you put four edges around some facts you change those facts garry winogrand. Photography is an immediate reaction drawing is a meditation henri cartier bresson. Your photography is a record of your living for anyone who really sees.
As they are from some of the best and well known photographers around they turned into real classics. What you see in the photograph isn t what you saw at the time.