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Photography Quotes

Photography is probably the piece of art I love the most. Let me share with you some wonderful, inspiring, photography quotes.

“In wisdom gathered over time I have found that every experience is a form of exploration.” – Ansel Adams

“No place is boring, if you’ve had a good night’s sleep and have a pocket full of unexposed film.” ~ Robert Adams

“It’s weird that photographers spend years or even a whole lifetime, trying to capture moments that added together, don’t even amount to a couple of hours.“– James Lalropui Keivom

“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.” ~Anonymous

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

“I shutter to think how many people are underexposed and lacking depth in this field.” – Rick Steves

“Photography does not create eternity, as art does; it embalms time, rescuing it simply from its proper corruption.” – André Bazin

photography quotes“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

“Twelve significant photographs in any one year is a good crop” – Ansel Adams

“A photograph is always invisible, it is not it that we see.” – Roland Barthes

“If your pictures aren’t good enough, you’re not close enough.” –Robert Capa

“Life is like a good black and white photograph, there’s black, there’s white, and lots of shades in between.” –Karl Heiner

“When you photograph people in colour you photograph their clothes. But when you photograph people in B&W, you photograph their souls!” ~Ted Grant

“I have discovered photography. Now I can kill myself. I have nothing else to learn.” –Pablo Picasso

“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.” – Susan Sontag

“You know what a camera is? A mirror with memory.” – Anonymous

“I didn’t want to tell the tree or weed what it was. I wanted it to tell me something and through me express its meaning in nature.” ~Wynn Bullock

“One photo out of focus is a mistake, ten photo out of focus are an experimentation, one hundred photo out of focus are a style.” ~Anonymous

“I just think it’s important to be direct and honest with people about why you’re photographing them and what you’re doing. After all, you are taking some of their soul.” ~Mary Ellen Mark

After this great piece of inspiration, please choose your favorite quote and write it on the comments section. Let’s see who’s the more liked one. Also, if you want, you can add some photography quotes that are not on the list. Thank you!