Best photography quotes

A selection of the best photography quotes from famous photographers. Please share this page on your favorite social network if you feel inspired by these quotes!

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

Best photography quotes

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

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In photography, the smallest thing can be a great subject. The little, human detail can become a Leitmotiv.” – Henri Cartier-Bresson

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

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

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The Earth is art, the photographer is only a witness.” – Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Earth from Above

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

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Great photography is about depth of feeling, not depth of field.” – Peter Adams

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Photography is a love affair with life.” – Burk Uzzle

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“Which of my photographs is my favorite? The one I’m going to take tomorrow.” – Imogen Cunningham

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

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Don’t shoot what it looks like. Shoot what if feels like.” – David Alan Harvey

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There is only you and your camera. The limitations in your photography are in yourself, for we see is what we are.” – Ernst Haas

Best photography quotes

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3 thoughts on “Best photography quotes”

  1. Ciertos se lo toman con buen humor, como Vicente Alfonso que confiesa que muchos invitados en bodas le procuran corregir señalar de qué forma realizar
    mejor las fotos.

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