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Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured forever—it remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything. —Aaron Siskind

Photography is a means of recording forever the things one sees for a moment. —Aaron Sussman

In photography there is a reality so subtle that it becomes more real than reality. —Alfred Stieglitz

You can't reproduce nature with a photograph or a painting. You can only honour it. —Andy Greaves

A good photograph is knowing where to stand. —Ansel Adams

A great photograph is a full expression of what one feels about what is being photographed in the deepest sense, and is, thereby, a true expression of what one feels about life in its entirety. —Ansel Adams

I have often thought that if photography were difficult in the true sense of the term—meaning that the creation of a simple photograph would entail as much time and effort as the production of a good watercolor or etching—there would be a vast improvement in total output. The sheer ease with which we can produce a superficial image often leads to creative disaster. —Ansel Adams

It 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

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

Photography, as a powerful medium of expression and communications, offers an infinite variety of perception, interpretation and execution. —Ansel Adams

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

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

To the complaint, 'There are no people in these photographs,' I respond, 'There are always two people: the photographer and the viewer.' —Ansel Adams

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

You don't take a photograph, you make it. —Ansel Adams

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

Life is short; this is why I make pictures. —Carlos Dominique

There's no dividing line between adventure and photography. —Chris Noble

Photography is my meditation. —Czar Anthony Lopez

A photograph is a secret about a secret. The more it tells you the less you know. —Diane Arbus

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

While there is perhaps a province in which the photograph can tell us nothing more than what we see with our own eyes, there is another in which it proves to us how little our eyes permit us to see. —Dorothea Lange

To me, photography is an art of observation. It's about finding something interesting in an ordinary place. I've found it has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see them. —Elliott Erwitt

In my view you cannot claim to have seen something until you have photographed it. —Emile Zola

You only get one sunrise and one sunset a day, and you only get so many days on the planet. A good photographer does the math and doesn't waste either. —Galen Rowell

Light makes photography. Embrace light. Admire it. Love it. But above all, know light. Know it for all you are worth, and you will know the key to photography. —George Eastman

When your mouth drops open, click the shutter. —Harold Feinstein

Photographers deal in things which are continually vanishing and when they have vanished there is no contrivance on earth which can make them come back again. —Henri Cartier-Bresson

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

Which of my photographs is my favorite? The one I'm going to take tomorrow. —Imogen Cunningham

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

I'm not a particularly verbose person. I think that's why I like taking pictures... they speak for themselves. —Jeb Dickerson

All photographs are there to remind us of what we forget. In this—as in other ways—they are the opposite of paintings. Paintings record what the painter remembers. Because each one of us forgets different things, a photo more than a painting may change its meaning according to who is looking at it. —John Berger

Teachers don't work in the summer, and photographers don't shoot in the middle of the day. —John Loengard

The intention of a photographer is to capture the beauty in places, obvious or hidden, in which modern age and technology cause us to dismiss. —Kassadi Collins

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

Every time I lift my camera to my eye, I realize that every photo I take is a piece of my life I will never get back, but I will always be able to see again and again. —Malcolm Flowers

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

The voyage of discovery lies not in finding new landscapes but in finding new eyes. —Marcel Proust

Beauty can be seen in all things, seeing and composing the beauty is what separates the snapshot from the photograph. —Matt Hardy

Photography is the art of frozen time… the ability to store emotion and feelings within a frame. —Meshack Otieno

Your photography is a record of your living, for anyone who really sees. —Paul Strand

All photos are accurate. None of them is the truth. —Richard Avedon

Basically, I love photography—and travel. You could say I travel to take photographs and take photographs to travel. —Rick Sammon

If I knew how to take a good photograph, I'd do it every time. —Robert Doisneau

As I have practiced it, photography produces pleasure by simplicity. I see something special and show it to the camera. A picture is produced. The moment is held until someone sees it. Then it is theirs. —Sam Abell

Photography, alone of the arts, seems perfected to serve the desire humans have for a moment—this very moment—to stay. —Sam Abell

When you look at life through the camera's eye, it helps you to appreciate the things you normally would have overlooked. It helps to slow you down and enjoy life for the moment. —Scott Rhodes

A photograph that has not been shared or at least printed is almost an unexistent photograph, is almost an untaken picture. —Sergio Garibay

If you're lucky enough to have something magical happening in front of your camera, don't let it go. Keep shooting until the light fades, the magic evaporates, or you or your subject have to leave. —Steve Simon

The camera makes everyone a tourist in other people's reality, and eventually in one's own. —Susan Sontag

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