Quotes by photographers for a new photography mindset

The photographer life is definitively not an easy life but done with passion it can be so rewarding. You will certainly recognize yourself in those quotes for photographers. The path to mastery is tricky and mysterious. So here is a different photography mindset…

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      Photography QUOTES ABOUT Light

      “I am forever chasing light. Light turns the ordinary into the magical.” Trent Parke

      “Wherever there is light, one can photograph.” ― Alfred Stieglitz

      “In photography and in life, always look for the light — if you don’t see it, bring it…” ― John Waire

      “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

      “Wherever the center of the light source is, you want that to be a little bit above the center of the couple’s eyes ― something magical happens when you do this.” ― Zach and Jody Gray

      “When you acquire an understanding of the science behind light and what governs it, then you can predict its behavior and control the lighting in your photographs.” ― Roberto Valenzuela

      “The subject, timing and light makes a photograph, great. Greater, is the photographer when he senses these are right.” ― Kowtham Kumar K

      “What makes a photograph a strange invention is that its primary raw materials are light and time.” ― John Berger

      “No, you don’t shoot things. You capture them. Photography means painting with light. And that’s what you do. You paint a picture only by adding light to the things you see.” ― Katja Michael

      “It’s all about taming the light.” ― Adrian Leslie Lobo

      “John Loengard, the picture editor at Life, always used to tell me, “If you want something to look interesting, don’t light all of it.” ― Joe McNally

      quotes about photographers

      Here is a selection of the best quotes for photographers about photographers.

      “A good photographer records; a great photographer reveals” Skyler Reid

      “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

      “I believe all photographers want to be remembered for their images. They reflect a piece of their soul.” ― Christopher Paul Flateau

      “We photographers are a despicable bunch. We take photographs. The best of us do not show people as they wish to be seen, instead, we show people as we imagine they really are.” ― Waswo X. Waswo

      “Images of the sufferings endured in war are so widely disseminated now that it is easy to forget how recently such images became what is expected from photographers of note.” ― Susan Sontag

      “Photographers are artists, they capture and bring emotion in the motions of life.” ― Unarine Ramaru

      “Fear is the thing that prohibits a lot of photographers from reaching their full potential.” ― Collin Pierson

      “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

      “Photographers are history makers, Every picture is a moment which gone forever and can’t re shoot.” ― Biju Karakkonam, Nature and Wildlife Photographer

      “All photographers have to do, is find and catch the story-telling moment.” ― Alfred Eisenstaedt

      “I believe in equality for everyone, except reporters and photographers.” ― Mahatma Gandhi

      “Results are uncertain even among the more experienced photographers.” ― Matthew Brady

      “Photography is not about cameras, gadgets and gizmos. Photography is about photographers. A camera didn’t make a great picture any more than a typewriter wrote a great novel.” ― Peter Adams

      “Adequate photographers use their sight, good photographers use their senses, and great photographers use their souls.” ― A.J. Compton

      “Photographers don’t take pictures. They create images.” ― Mark Denman

      “About Photographers: We are only as good as our Subject so we are only %50 responsible for your gorgeous photos. Stay beautiful my friends.” ― Belinda Taylor

      “Life’s the picture. But all good photographers know you gotta have the right lens.” ― Lamar Giles

      “I believe photographers should shoot what they want, not shoot what they get.” ― Roberto Valenzuela

      quotes about photography

      Here is a selection of quotes for photographers about photography.

      “Photography is about capturing souls, not smiles.” ― Dragan Tapshanov

      “Photography is all about secrets. The secrets we all have and will never tell.” ― Kim Edwards

      “Photography is never real, it’s merely one of many ways of telling the truth.” ― John Thai

      “Photography to me is catching a moment which is passing, and which is true.” ― Jacques-Henri Lartigue

      “Photography is the recording of strangeness and beauty with beguiling precision.” ― Sebastian Smee

      “I have a dream… photography allows me to share it with you.” ― Destin Sparks

      “I would never understand photography, the sneaky, murderous taxidermy of it. ” ― Lorrie Moore

      “I threw myself into this artform because photography had given me a new sense of mission and identity.” ― Bob Anderson

      “Contrast is what makes photography interesting.” ― Conrad Hall

      “Ultimately, Photography is subversive not when it frightens, repels, or even stigmatizes, but when it is pensive, when it thinks.” ― Roland Barthes

      “Photography is not about cameras, gadgets and gizmos. Photography is about photographers. A camera didn’t make a great picture any more than a typewriter wrote a great novel.” ― Peter Adams

      “Photography is all about the perspective!” ― Pradeepa Pandiyan

      “Photography is a reality so subtle that it becomes more real than reality.” ― Alfred Stieglitz

      “Photography captures a moment in time. Art captures time in a moment.” ― Joyce Wycoff

      “Only photography has been able to divide human life into a series of moments, each of them has the value of a complete existence.” ― Eadweard Muybridge

      “Photography has saved me from going down, a completely different road. I can imagine if I wasn’t photography, that I don’t know where I would be today” ― Denny Wiranda

      “photography’s beauty is to find beauty even in ugly situations.” ― Biju Karakkonam, Nature and Wildlife Photographer

      “Photography has no rules, it is not a sport. It is the result which counts, no matter how it is achieved.” ― Bill Brandt

      “Photography is a way of putting distance between myself and the work which sometimes helps me to see more clearly what it is that I have made.” ― Andy Goldsworthy

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

      “Photography is simultaneously and instantaneously the recognition of a fact and the rigorous organization of visually perceived forms that express and signify that fact” ― Henri Cartier-Bresson

      “In the world of photography, you get to share a captured moment with other people.” ― James Wilson

      “Photography is an itch that wont go away. No matter how much you scratch it.” ― Dara McGrath

      “Photography is where the past meets the present.” ― Destin Sparks

      “Jobs fill your pocket. Adventures fill your soul.” ―  Jaime Lyn Beatty

      “My interest in photography is not to capture an image I see or even have in my mind, but to explore the potential of moments I can only begin to imagine.” ― Lois Greenfield

      “The beauty of Photography is not in what you see, its art lies in your dreams.” ― Biju Karakkonam, Nature and Wildlife Photographer

      “Photography is inspired by beauty, captured with passion.” ― Destin Sparks

      “Painting is the mother of Photography” ― Biju Karakkonam, Nature and Wildlife Photographer

      “Photography is about finding out what can happen in the frame. When you put four edges around some facts, you change those facts.” ― Garry Winogrand

      “I didn’t choose photography, photography chose me.” ― Gerardo Suter

      “The art of photography is all about directing the attention of the viewer.” ― Steven Pinker

      “Life is like a camera. Just focus on what’s important and capture the good times, develop from the negatives and if things don’t work out, just take another shot.” ― Unknown

      “Photography is the art of making memories tangible.” ― Destin Sparks

      “Once photography enters your bloodstream, it is like a disease.” ― Anonymous

      “Photography deals exquisitely with appearances, but nothing is what it appears to be.” ― Duane Michals

      “Skill in photography is acquired by practice and not by purchase.” ― Percy W. Harris

      “The best thing about photography: it changes your point of view.” ― Nina Hrusa

      “Photography is a small voice, at best, but sometimes one photograph, or a group of them, can lure our sense of awareness.” ― W. Eugene Smith

      “Photography is a magical kind of art that allows people to preserve time and moments, and to describe the world the way they see it.” ― Sahara Sanders

      “Photography has nothing to do with cameras.” ― Lucas Gentry

      “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 the reality looks magnificent, a real art of photography has only one choice: To capture this beauty magnificently!” ― Mehmet Murat ildan

      “In successful photography, you don’t just look alive at the photo, but the photo also looks alive at you!” ― Mehmet Murat ildan

      “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

      “Photography is like exploring a new dimension, only I can go there but I can show you where I’ve been.” ― Destin Sparks

      “In the context of photography, there was a luck. But the luck will come, when the photographer is ready.” ― Adithya Zen

      “Sometimes stories are too long and hard to tell. That’s why Photography exists.” ― Steeven Shaw

      “Photography is the simplest thing in the world, but it is incredibly complicated to make it really work.” ― Martin Parr

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

      “You might be a photographer if… Your eyesight from staring at the computer has gone from F11 to F1.8.” ― Naman Pokarna’s Photography

      “Most things in life are moments of pleasure and a lifetime of embarrassment; photography is a moment of embarrassment and a lifetime of pleasure.” ― Tony Benn

      “Photography is what emotions look like.” ― Jon Luvelli

      “It’s amazing how photography can capture just a split second of something exquisite.” ― Kiera Cass

      “Black and white are the colors of photography. To me they symbolize the alternatives of hope and despair to which mankind is forever subjected.” ― Robert Frank

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

      “Photography is a kind of virtual reality, and it helps if you can create the illusion of being in an interesting world.” ― Steven Pinker

      “Photography saved my life by opening my eyes to the beauty that surrounds me each and everyday. Life look much richer from behind the lens.” ― Donna Kasubeck

      “I think of photography like therapy.” ― Harry Gruyaert

      “I think good dreaming is what leads to good photographs.” ― Wayne Miller

      “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

      “I’ve always believed that photography is a way to shape human perception.” ― James Balog

      “For me, Every day is Photography Day” ― Biju Karakkonam, Nature and Wildlife Photographer

      “Photography is the beauty of life captured.” ― Tara Chisolm

      “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 my passion. Whenever I get time, I click.” ― Shaheer Sheikh

      “I photography women as I liked to fell in love of them.” ― Aurélien Roulland

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

      “Photography is not a lens but eye, not a business but art” ― Farid F Ibrahim

      “When I am doing photography that I feel free. I just like tell you a story every took to you.” ― Denny Wiranda

      “Photography is like a moment, an instant. You need a half-second to get the photo. So it’s good to capture people when they are themselves.” ― Patrick Demarchelier

      “The most essential thing is love. Everything depends on it. Because everything even photography is for humans. There can never be a person devoid of love and photography devoid of people.” ― Ara Güler

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

      “My love of photography is melded with the ability to capture what I want to remember in the moment I want to never forget.” ― Devin Dygert

      “One of the most magical things about photography happens when you place one picture next to another picture to create new meanings.” ― Todd Hido

      “Life is like photography we develop from the negatives” ― Unkowen

      “Thanks to photography, some memories overstay their welcome.” ― Mokokoma Mokhonoana

      “In Photography there are no shadows that cannot be illuminated.” ―  August Sander

      “Keep pushing that button on your screen; cellphone cameramen. Coz photography just ain’t the thing for you.” ― Adrian Leslie Lobo

      “To me, photography is the simultaneous recognition, in a fraction of a second, of the significance of an event.” ― Henri Cartier-Bresson

      “Travel , photography and wilderness are my addictions…. And I’m happy with that…” ― Kedar Dhepe

      “Photography can never grow up if it imitates some other medium. It has to walk alone; it has to be itself.” ― Berenice Abbott

      “PHOTOGRAPHY is the best way, where you can SAVE your sweet PAST.” ― aman verma

      “My photography is the result of being there at the right moment.” ― Rene Burri

      “Photography for me is not looking, it’s feeling. If you can’t feel what you’re looking at, then you’re never going to get others to feel anything when they look at your pictures.” ― Don McCullin

      quotes about camera & lens

      The relation between skill and gear can sometimes be controversial. So here are the quotes for photographers about gears, equipment, camera and lens.

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

      “I often come across this question. “Which is the best camera in the world?”. I would always say, “Well. You already own two of it, since your birth.” ― Kowtham Kumar K

      “I take same picture twice, First with my heart then camera.” ― Biju Karakkonam Nature and Wild life Photographer

      “No matter how sophisticated the camera, the photographer is still the one that makes it.” ― Doug Bartlow

      “God creates the beauty. My camera and I are a witness.” ― Mark Denman

      “Photoshop and Lightroom help me transform my photos into what my heart felt, but my camera couldn’t quite capture!” ― Marius Vieth

      “Having a camera is not enough. You must understand, appreciate, and harness the power you hold!” ― Mark Denman

      “Life’s the picture. But all good photographers know you gotta have the right lens.” ― Lamar Giles

      “Failing to plan is planning to fail.” ― Benjamin Franklin

      “The photographer does the world a great disservice when he leaves his camera at home.” ― Mark Denman

      “A camera is just a medium to capture what you have in your vision, and vision is something that cannot be bought.” ― Neeraj Agnihotri

      “The picture that you took with your camera is the imagination you want to create with reality.” ― Scott Lorenzo

      “For a Photographer – Having an OBSERVANT MIND is more important than having an expensive camera.” ― Sukant Ratnakar

      “A camera is just like a woman, as long as you have one of them hanging around your neck….life is just fine” ― sunny-drunk

      “The single most important component of a camera is the twelve inches behind it!” ― Ansel Adams

      “The camera basically is a license to explore.” ― Jerry Uelsmann

      “The camera has always been a guide, and it’s allowed me to see things and focus on things that maybe an average person wouldn’t even notice.” ― Don Chadwick

      “The camera is an excuse to be someplace you otherwise don’t belong. It gives me both a point of connection and a point of separation.” ― Susan Meiselas

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

      “The only thing they’ll let you shoot with a camera.” ― Jodi Picoult

      “If it can happen in your mind, it can happen in your camera” ― Arno Rafael Minkkinen

      “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

      “Don’t pack up your camera until you’ve left the location.” ―  Joe McNally

      “Its not enough to just own a camera. Everyone owns a camera. To be a photographer you must understand, appreciate and harness the power you hold!” ― Mark Denman

      “The camera makes you forget you’re there. It’s not like you are hiding but you forget, you are just looking so much.” ― Annie Leibovitz

      “Cameras miniaturize experience, transform history into spectacle.” ― Susan Sontag

      “All smiles for the camera are fake.” ― Mokokoma Mokhonoana

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

      “Whosoever possesses a camera should never know boredom.” ― Wayne Gerard Trotman

      “A picture is a picture, it doesn’t matter what camera you use!” ― Chris Geiger

      “The camera is much more than a recording apparatus, it is a medium via which messages reach us from another world.” ― Orson Welles

      “When you take a photo, you often take your own reality into your camera – the reality that you shaped in your mind – and not the real reality over there, whatever it is!” ― Mehmet Murat ildan

      “A camera is a SAVE button for the mind’s eye.” ― Roger Kingston

      “If the photographer is interested in the people in front of his lens, and if he is compassionate, it’s already a lot. The instrument is not the camera but the photographer.” ― Eve Arnold

      “Photography saved my life by opening my eyes to the beauty that surrounds me each and everyday. Life look much richer from behind the lens.” ― Donna Kasubeck

      “Judging by the photograph it seemed like I hadn’t been there at all. As if it was my camera that had been on holiday, and not me.” ― Ida Løkås

      “Every photo tells a story but remember this, there was a story teller behind the lens.” ― Belinda Taylor

      “People, there’s no such thing as, THE BEST CAMERA BRAND, but yes there will always be THE BEST CAMERA AT ANY GIVEN TIME. Technology will change, but not art.” ― Ashraf Saharudin

      “He’d never need a camera to remember this, and damn if he ever wanted anyone but him to see her like she was at this moment.” ― Kelly Moran

      “Walking the streets with camera in hand is akin to being on a treasure hunt as a child.” ― Christopher Paul Flateau

      “Photography has nothing to do with cameras.” ― Lucas Gentry

      “With sleepy eyes, And a sleepy lens, It’s time to breakfast, As the night time ends.” ― Anthony T. Hincks

      “My life is shaped by the urgent need to wander and observe, and my camera is my passport.” ― Steve McCurry

      “If there were lies to photography, I figured, there was truth too, truths we’d never see if not through the dispassionate glass eye of a camera.” ― Richard E. Gropp

      “People say that a time machine can’t be invented, but they’ve already invented a device that can stop time, cameras are the world’s first time machines.” ― Rebecca McNutt

      “I began to realize that the camera sees the world differently than the human eye and that sometimes those differences can make a photograph more powerful than what you actually observed.” ― Galen Rowell

      “The single most important component of a camera is the twelves inches behing it.” ― Ansel Adams

      “Who made the concept of smiling for camera a social norm? It’s not required for one to smile unless you really are smiling while photo us being clicked.” ― Crestless Wave

      “The camera sees more than the eye, so why not make use of it?” ― Edward Weston

      “He carried a pencil that put a camera to shame.” ― E.B. White

      “A paparazzi is merely an extremely nosy nobody with a camera—and bills to pay.” ― Mokokoma Mokhonoana

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

      “The photographer does the world a great disservice when she leaves her camera at home.” ― Mark Denman

      “A portrait is not made in the camera but on either side of it.” ― Edward Steichen

      “People spot a big black lens, and they worry about what they’re doing, or how their hair looks. Nobody see the person holding the camera.” ― Erica O’Rourke

      “If a photographer cares about the people before the lens and is compassionate, much is given. It is the photographer, not the camera, that is the instrument.” ― Eve Arnold

      “When your heart jumps every time your camera locks focus…You’ve become a photographer.” ― Mark Denman

      “Photography is not about cameras, gadgets and gizmos. Photography is about photographers. A camera didn’t make a great picture any more than a typewriter wrote a great novel.” ― Peter Adams

      “For me, the camera is a sketch book, an instrument of intuition and spontaneity.” ― Henri Cartier-Bresson

      “Photography is not about costly cameras’. It’s about your huge passion and little interest in innovation.” ― shivangi lavaniya

      “Photography is not a lens but eye, not a business but art” ― Farid F Ibrahim

      Beauty in photography

      Because photographers use their eyes differently to see beauty, here are quotes for photographers about beauty in photography.

      “Don’t shoot what it looks like. Shoot What it feels like.” ― David Alan Harvey

      “The beauty of Photography is not in what you see, its art lies in your dreams.” ― Biju Karakkonam, Nature and Wildlife Photographer

      “Photography saved my life by opening my eyes to the beauty that surrounds me each and everyday. Life look much richer from behind the lens.” ― Donna Kasubeck

      “The photos stirred feelings she couldn’t quite frame in words, and this, she decided, must mean they were true works of art.” ― Celeste Ng

      “Art is nothing more than creating an emotion in your own form.” ― Shannon L. Alder

      “The visual arts will one day be king. The pop stars and celebrities soon to be forgotten.” ― Luhraw

      “When your heart jumps every time your camera locks focus…You’ve become a photographer.” ― Mark Denman

      “People, there’s no such thing as, THE BEST CAMERA BRAND, but yes there will always be THE BEST CAMERA AT ANY GIVEN TIME. Technology will change, but not art.” ― Ashraf Saharudin

      “Time eventually positions most photographs, even the most amateurish, at the level of art.” ― Susan Sontag

      “Photography is inspired by beauty, captured with passion.” ― Destin Sparks

      “If I saw something in my viewfinder that looked familiar to me, I would do something to shake it up.” Garry Winogrand

      “Photography is the recording of strangeness and beauty with beguiling precision.” ― Sebastian Smee

      “When the reality looks magnificent, a real art of photography has only one choice: To capture this beauty magnificently!” ― Mehmet Murat ildan

      “Don’t we all know that art is dangerous. You play it – then you live it.” ― Stefan Balint

      “God creates the beauty. My camera and I are a witness.” ― Mark Denman

      “Not every artistic person should have to be a photographer, but every photographer should be artistic.” ― Pradeepa Pandiyan

      “Photography is a magical kind of art that allows people to preserve time and moments, and to describe the world the way they see it.” ― Sahara Sanders

      “Photography is not a lens but eye, not a business but art” ― Farid F Ibrahim

      “Photographers are artists, they capture and bring emotion in the motions of life.” ― Unarine Ramaru

      “Photography captures a moment in time. Art captures time in a moment.” ― Joyce Wycoff

      “The key is to integrate our art into our life, not the other way around.” ― Brooks Jensen

      “An art prodigy of the 21st century has yet to be crowned. Or have they?” ― Luhraw

      “The best photo of the day is photo of a kind heart.” ― Amit Ray

      “You, too, can observe the beauty of flowers and nature through the windows of your life if you are willing to open them.” ― Noel Marie Fletcher

      “The art of photography is all about directing the attention of the viewer.” ― Steven Pinker

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

      “We are often taught to look for the beauty in all things, so in finding it, the layman asks the philosopher while the philosopher asks the photographer.” ― Criss Jami

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

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

      “To photograph: it is to put on the same line of sight the head, the eye and the heart.” ― Henri Cartier-Bresson

      “He who seeks beauty will find it.” ― Bill Cunningham

      “when you see her unspoiled beauty for the first time, you realize that’s why you came this way afterall in the first place” ― Bodhi Smith

      “The camera would miss it all. A magnificent picture is never worth a thousand perfect words. Ansel Adams can be a great artist, but he can never be Shakespeare. His tools are too literal.” ― John Dunning

      “Photography is without mercy–though it’s nonsense to say it does not lie. Rather, it lies in a particular, capricious way which makes beggars of ministers and gods of cat’s meat men.” ― Nick Harkaway

      “Average artists copy their peers, but the true great artistic gesture lies in the shamelessness of stealing and getting away with it.” ― Dora Maar

      “Your most important gear is your eye, heart and soul.” ― Marius Vieth

      “Everything built with an art, May your eyes couldn’t see it, but digital eye can.” ― Chanaka Satharasinghe.

      “This is almost always the case: A piece of art receives its f(r)ame when found offensive.” ― Criss Jami

      “Writing, photography…art. It’s all about what’s in focus.” ― Kelly E. Lindner

      “Original art emanates in the mind … and lessons society’s confusion from self indulgence, avarice and greed to trust, hope and love.” ― Louis Faurer

      “The Earth is Art, The Photographer is only a Witness ” ― Yann Arthus-Bertrand

      “Photography is the art of making memories tangible.” ― Destin Sparks

      “No matter how sophisticated the camera, the photographer is still the one that makes it.” ― Doug Bartlow

      “God creates the beauty. Through my camera, I am a witness.” ― Mark Denman

      “Photoshop and Lightroom help me transform my photos into what my heart felt, but my camera couldn’t quite capture!” ― Marius Vieth

      “Photography is the beauty of life captured.” ― Tara Chisolm

      “photography’s beauty is to find beauty even in ugly situations.” ― Biju Karakkonam, Nature and Wildlife Photographer

      “A good photograph is one that communicates a fact, touches the heart and leaves the viewer a changed person for having seen it. It is, in a word, effective.” ― Irving Penn

      Photography & Time quotes

      Time in photography is a different reality. Here are some quotes for photographers about time.

      “Allow yourself the freedom to step away from perfection because it is only then that you can find success.” Chase Jarvis

      “Photographers are history makers, Every picture is a moment which gone forever and can’t re shoot.” ― Biju Karakkonam, Nature and Wildlife Photographer

      “Sometimes one waits too long for the perfect moment before snapping the picture. You never realize that you needed was to change perspective.” ― Miguel Syjuco

      “Life is like a camera. Just focus on what’s important and capture the good times, develop from the negatives and if things don’t work out, just take another shot.” ― Unknown

      “Photoghraphic projects can be as short as an afternoon or as long as a lifetime.” ― George Barr

      “A tear contains an ocean. A photographer is aware of the tiny moments in a person’s life that reveal greater truths.” ― Anonymous

      “There is one thing the photograph must contain ― the humanity of the moment.” ― Robert Frank

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

      “Slow down, take time, allow yourself to be wildly diverted from your plan. People are the soul of the place; don’t forget to meet them and enjoy their company as you explore a place.” ― David duChemin

      “Let us take you into a deeper experience, make a moment a lasting conveyable memory. Let us help build your tribe.” ― Deep Immersion

      “All photographers have to do, is find and catch the story-telling moment.” ― Alfred Eisenstaedt

      “Contact ER photography for Wedding photographer in Manchester. Where are you couples? Come here and make your moments special.” ― erphotography

      “Photography is a way of putting distance between myself and the work which sometimes helps me to see more clearly what it is that I have made.” ― Andy Goldsworthy

      “My love of photography is melded with the ability to capture what I want to remember in the moment I want to never forget.” ― Devin Dygert

      “Every time the long-forgotten people of the past are remembered, they are born again!” ― Mehmet Murat ildan

      “When your heart jumps every time your camera locks focus…You’ve become a photographer.” ― Mark Denman

      “Capture every moments of your life.” ― Lailah Gifty Akita

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

      “Photography is a magical kind of art that allows people to preserve time and moments, and to describe the world the way they see it.” ― Sahara Sanders

      “Any moment which is not captured is loss in the events of time.” ― Lailah Gifty Akita

      “You know you are truly alive when you’re living among lions.” Karen Blixen

      “People say that a time machine can’t be invented, but they’ve already invented a device that can stop time, cameras are the world’s first time machines.” ― Rebecca McNutt

      “Photography captures a moment in time. Art captures time in a moment.” ― Joyce Wycoff

      “By shooting the darkest areas three zones lighter, you turned a black, lifeless max black zone 0 into a zone 3. I think, in life, most of us did this all the time.” ― A.S. King

      “Taking an image, freezing a moment, reveals how rich reality truly is.” ― Anon

      “I began to realize that the camera sees the world differently than the human eye and that sometimes those differences can make a photograph more powerful than what you actually observed.” ― Galen Rowell

      “We sometimes take photos (or record a video) so that we can later see what was happening while we were busy taking photos (or recording a video).” ― Mokokoma Mokhonoana

      “Sometimes, all you can take are memories But if you’re lucky enough to capture the moment, it lives forever, immortally fixed.” ― Keegan Allen

      “You can frame a moment. But you can´t frame life.” ― Armin Houman

      “When you’ve had a bad experience, you sometimes feel compelled to recreate it in a way that allows you to control it.” ― Todd Hido

      “The greatest moments in life are the ones right in front of you.” ― Matthew Knisely

      “If you see something that moves you, and then snap it, you keep a moment.” ― Linda McCartney

      “What do we feel when we look at a good photograph? We just want to be there, right at the exact moment that photo taken!” ― Mehmet Murat ildan

      “A photograph can communicate a couple things— and sometimes only one thing—very well. The more you try to say with your photograph, the greater the chance that you will say nothing at all.” ― David duChemin

      “when you see her unspoiled beauty for the first time, you realize that’s why you came this way afterall in the first place” ― Bodhi Smith

      “He’d never need a camera to remember this, and damn if he ever wanted anyone but him to see her like she was at this moment.” ― Kelly Moran

      “A good selfie is when you successfully capture the feeling of that very moment!” ― Anamika Mishra

      “Time eventually positions most photographs, even the most amateurish, at the level of art.” ― Susan Sontag

      “What I like about photographs is that they capture a moment that’s gone forever, impossible to reproduce.” ― Karl Lagerfeld

      “Photography to me is catching a moment which is passing, and which is true.” ― Jacques-Henri Lartigue

      “A good snapshot keeps a moment from running away.” ― E. Welty

      “If we continually let go of the moments, we let go of who we are and we lose ourselves.” ― Matthew Knisely

      “An excellent photograph is the one which has excellently captured an excellent moment!” ― Mehmet Murat ildan

      “With sleepy eyes, And a sleepy lens, It’s time to breakfast, As the night time ends.” ― Anthony T. Hincks

      “Photography is like a moment, an instant. You need a half-second to get the photo. So it’s good to capture people when they are themselves.” ― Patrick Demarchelier

      “We are thieves of the moment, taking every instance in appreciation of its true value.” ― Vic Stah Milien

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

      “Time is the sole photographer of all the times, from the Big Bang till the possible Big Crunch!” ― Mehmet Murat ildan

      “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

      “My interest in photography is not to capture an image I see or even have in my mind, but to explore the potential of moments I can only begin to imagine.” ― Lois Greenfield

      “Picture never lies, caption sometimes do.” ― Deh Saaduddin

      “Sometime adding 100% to your work is not enough, it needs a bit longer time than you think” ― Vickar Kahn

      “Photographs allow for connections to be made and for time to pause to appreciate all the world has to offer.” ― Dustin Thibideau

      “Pictures put you in front of a reality that most of the times you don’t want to see, don’t want to know about, don’t want to get involved.” ― Oliviero Toscani

      “Of course I realize that photography is not the technical facility as much as it is the eye, and this decision that one makes for the moment at which you are going to snap, you know.” ― Ben Shahn

      “A tear contains an ocean. A photographer is aware of the tiny moments in a persons life that reveal greater truths.” ― Anon

      “photographs are very interesting, and you can look into them a million times and still find a new meaning in them, something in the past that was caught in the film itself…” ― Rebecca McNutt

      “Photography is a small voice, at best, but sometimes one photograph, or a group of them, can lure our sense of awareness.” ― W. Eugene Smith

      “If you don’t capture the moments, it will be gone forever.” ― Lailah Gifty Akita

      “It’s not lost on me that I’m so busy recording life, I don’t have time to really live it.” ― David Sedaris

      “There is nothing like capturing the moment.” ― Lailah Gifty Akita

      “Be in love with the moments of your life.” ― Matthew Knisely

      “Only photography has been able to divide human life into a series of moments, each of them has the value of a complete existence.” ― Eadweard Muybridge

      “Photography is my passion. Whenever I get time, I click.” ― Shaheer Sheikh

      “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

      “Sometimes stories are too long and hard to tell. That’s why Photography exists.” ― Steeven Shaw

      “The greatest moments are right in front of you.” ― Matthew Knisely

      “Collect moments rather than things. Moments get away.” ― Matthew Knisely

      “Any moment which is not captured is loss in events of time.” ― Lailah Gifty Akita

      “A picture’s worth a thousand words. But a single word can make you think of over a thousand pictures in your mind, over a thousand moments, a thousand memories.” ― Rebecca McNutt

      “In the world of photography, you get to share a captured moment with other people.” ― James Wilson

      “I know the best moments can never be captured on film, even as I spend nearly half my life trying to do just that.” ― Rosie O’Donnell

      “One doesn’t stop seeing. One doesn’t stop framing. It doesn’t turn off and turn on. It’s on all the time.” ― Annie Leibovitz

      “Most things in life are moments of pleasure and a lifetime of embarrassment; photography is a moment of embarrassment and a lifetime of pleasure.” ― Tony Benn

      “There is one thing the photograph must contain, the humanity of the moment.” ― Robert Frank

      “Capture the moment. It is your only sacred-memory.” ― Lailah Gifty Akita

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

      “Every experience has a pattern and sometimes it teaches us through the spirit of patience captured, that there are no coincidences in life.” ― Deejay Kapil

      “I guess I’ve shot about 40,000 negatives and of these I have about 800 pictures I like.” Harry Callahan

      “Taking an image, freezing a moment, reveals how rich reality truly is.” ― Anonymous

      “Sometimes I arrive just when God’s ready to have somone click the shutter.” ― Ansel Adams

      “A photograph is an opportunity to keep a moment forever.” ― Destin Sparks

      “What makes a photograph a strange invention is that its primary raw materials are light and time.” ― John Berger

      “It is through living that we discover ourselves, at the same time as we discover the world around us.” ― Henri Cartier-Bresson

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

      “People, there’s no such thing as, THE BEST CAMERA BRAND, but yes there will always be THE BEST CAMERA AT ANY GIVEN TIME. Technology will change, but not art.” ― Ashraf Saharudin

      “My photography is the result of being there at the right moment.” ― Rene Burri

      “When you press the shutter, time won’t see which camera, it will still get freezed in a moment… and thats the best Farewell for that moment.” ― Sagar Gosavi

      “One doesn’t stop seeing. One doesn’t stop framing. It doesn’t turn off and on. It’s on all the time.” ― Annie Leibovitz

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