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10 Photography quotes worth reading

There are a lot of photography quotes online however it is these 10 that really show purpose and intent. Enjoy the read!

  1. “I always thought good photos were like good jokes. If you have to explain it, it just isn’t that good.” – Anonomous

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

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

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

  5. “Experience is the best teacher of all. And for that, there are no guarantees that one will become an artist. Only the journey matters. I wish more people felt that photography was an adventure the same as life itself and felt that their individual feelings were worth expressing. To me, that makes photography more exciting.” – Harry Callahan

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

  7. “There is nothing worse than a brilliant image of a fuzzy concept.” – Ansel Adams

  8. “The best images are the ones that retain their strength and impact over the years, regardless of the number of times they are viewed.” – Anne Geddes

  9. “It’s one thing to make a picture of what a person looks like, it’s another thing to make a portrait of who they are.” – Paul Caponigro

  10. “A lot of photographers think that if they buy a better camera they’ll be able to take better photographs. A better camera won’t do a thing for you if you don’t have anything in your head or in your heart.” Arnold Newman

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  • JL says:

    Excellent quotes! I think my personal favorite is #9 about portraits. California Portrait Photographer

  • Kim Brown says:

    Something in there for us all!

    One of my faves is ” The camera works just fine …. now take the lens caps off your eyes! ” – Unknown

  • Ashly says:

    – Oh my GOODNESS, bless his little heart! Those pics of him hnolidg the pup!? Priceless. These are photos you will look back on a few years from now and be so happy that you took the time to actually take them and blog them with a little snippet recounting your day. Loved this glimpse into your sweet family’s life. Nico is lucky to have you as his mama!

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