Photography Quotes and Sayings

Sometimes I do get to places just when God’s ready to have somebody click the shutter.
Ansel Adams

Landscape photography is the supreme test of the photographer – and often the supreme disappointment.
Ansel Adams

is my intention to present – through the medium of photography – intuitive observations of the natural world which may have meaning to the spectators.
Ansel Adams

Not everybody trusts paintings but people believe photographs.
Ansel Adams

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

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

The Earth is Art, The Photographer is only a Witness.
– Yann Arthus Bertrand

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


The photograph itself doesn’t interest me. I want only to capture a minute part of reality.
-Henri Cartier Bresson

I never question what to do, it tells me what to do. The photographs make themselves with my help.
-Ruth Bernhard

Buying a Nikon doesn’t make you a photographer. It makes you a Nikon owner.

I hate cameras. They are so much more sure than I am about everything.
John Steinbeck

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

The camera can photograph thought.
-Dirk Bogarde

There are always two people in every picture: the photographer and the viewer.
Ansel Adams

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

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

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

Photography takes an instant out of time, altering life by holding it still.
– Dorothea Lange

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

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