If you love photography, then you're going to love these quotes. They are all by famous photographers, except a couple, but they are all about photography. I didn't want to just post the text so I turned them into something more visually appealing. Anyway, hope you enjoy these them!

Ansel Adams quote

“Sometimes I just arrive just when God's ready to have someone click the shutter.” – Ansel Adams

Ansel Adams quote

“You don't take a photograph, you make it.” – Ansel Adams

Ansel Adams quote

“Twelve significant photographsin any one year is a good crop.” – Ansel Adams

Ansel Adams quote

“A good photograph is knowing where to stand.” – Ansel Adams

Edward Steichen quote

“Photography is a major force in explaining man to man.” – Edward Steichen

Eudora Welty quote

“A good snapshot keeps a moment from running away.” – Eudora Welty

Helen Mirren quote

“I love photography, and I love the art of photography.” – Helen Mirren

Henri Cartier Bresson quote

“Photography is an immediate reaction, drawing is a mediation.” – Henri Cartier Bresson

Robert Capa quote

“The pictures are there, and you just take them.” – Robert Capa

Susan Sontag quote

“The painter constructs, the photographer discloses.” – Susan Sontag

Susan Sontag quote

“Today everything exists to end in a photograph.” – Susan Sontag

Yousuf Karsh quote

“Character, like a photograph, develops in darkness.” – Yousuf Karsh

Minor White quote

“Be still with yourself until the object of your attention affirms your presence.” – Minor White

Wynn Bullock quote

“When I photography, what I'm really doing is seeking answers to things.” – Wynn Bullock

Eliot Porter quote

“Sometimes you can tell a large story with a tiny subject.” – Eliot Porter

Berenice Abbott quote

“Photography helps people to see.” – Berenice Abbott

Robert Capa quote

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

Herb Ritts quote

“I like form and shape and strength in pictures.” – Herb Ritts

Alfred Stieglitz quote

“In photography there is reality so subtle that it becomes more real than reality.” – Alfred Stieglitz

Dorothea Lange quote

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

John Sexton quote

“Pictures you have taken have an influence on those that you are going to make. That's Life!” – John Sexton

Ansel Adams quote

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

Andre Kertesz photographer quote

The camera is my tool. Through it I give reason to everything around me.” – Andre Kertesz

Annie Leibovitz photographer quote

“Nature is so powerful, so strong. Capturing its essence is not easy – your work becomes a dance with light and weather. It takes you to a place within yourself.” – Annie Leibovitz

Ansel Adams photographer quote

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

Bob Richardson photographer quote

“I have always photographed loneliness because that is my life” – Bob Richardson

Diane Arbus photographer quote

“For me, the subject of the picture is always more important that the picture.” – Diane Arbus

Diane Arbus photographer quote

“My favorite thing is to go where I've never been.” – Diane Arbus

Dorothea Lange photographer quote

“Pick a theme and work it to exhaustion… The subject must be something you truly love or truly hate – Dorothea Lange

Edouard Boubat photographer quote

“To me, photography is like a quest, or a pilgrimage, or a hunt. I love painting, I love music, but photography is what has allowed me to get outside of myself.” – Edouard Boubat

Edward Steichen photographer quote

“Once you really commence to see things, then you really commence to feel things.” – Edward Steichen

Fay Godwin photographer quote

“I like photographs which leave something to the imagination.” – Fay Godwin

Inge Morath photographer quote

“Pressing the shutter has remained a moment of joyful recognition, comparable to the delight of a child balancing on tipoe and suddenly, with a small cry of delight, stretching out a hand toward a desired object.” – Inge Morath

Josef Koudelka photographer quote

“I would like to see everything, look at everything, I want to be the view itself.” – Josef Koudelka

Mark Riboud photographer quote

“Take pictures is savoring life intensely every hundredth of a second.” – Mark Riboud

Martine Franck photographer quote

“What I like most about photography is the moment that you can't anticipate; You have to be constantly watching for it, ready to welcome the unexpected.” – Martine Franck

Rene Burri photographer quote

“One of these days I'm going to publish a book of all the pictures I did not take. It is going to be a huge hit.” – Rene Burri

Robert Doisneau photographer quote

” If you take photographs, don't speak, don't write, don't analyse yourself, and don't answer any questions.” – Robert Doisneau

Robert Frank photographer quote

“When people look at my pictures I want them to fee the way they do when they want to read a line of a poem twice.” – Robert Frank

Sam Abell photographer quote

“I see something special and show it to the camera. The moment is held until someone sees it. Then it is theirs.” – Sam Abell

William Klein photographer quote

“What would please me most is to make photographs as incomprehensible as life.” – William Klein

Yann Arthus Bertrand photographer quote

“The Earth is art. The photographer is only a witness.” – Yann Arthus Bertrand

Yousuf Karsh photographer quote

“Look and think before opening the shutter. The heart and mind are the true lens of the camera.” – Yousuf Karsh

Abraham Lincoln quote

“There are no bad pictures; that's just how your face looks sometimes.” – Abraham Lincoln

Hope you enjoyed these photography quotes!

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