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People always look for the best photography quotes for their social media platforms. There are many types of photography quotes out there such as funny photography quotes, famous photography quotes, inspirational photography quotes, etc. Today, in our blog we will show various photography quotes which will inspire you.

Famous Photography Quotes

Famous photography quotes


Some famous photography quotes are given below:

  1. “If your photos aren’t good enough, then you’re not close enough.” — Robert Capa
  2. “When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence.” — Ansel Adams
  3. “In photography, there is a reality so subtle that it becomes more real than reality.” — Alfred Stieglitz
  4. “There is one thing the photograph must contain, the humanity of the moment.” — Robert Frank
  5. “Taking an image, freezing a moment, reveals how rich reality truly is.” — Anonymous
  6. “We are making photographs to understand what our lives mean to us.” — Ralph Hattersley
  7. “A thing that you see in my pictures is that I was not afraid to fall in love with these people.” — Annie Leibovitz
  8. “If it excites me, there is a good chance it will make a good photograph.” — Ansel Adams
  9. “A portrait is not made in the camera but on either side of it.” — Edward Steichen
  10. “There are always two people in every picture: the photographer and the viewer.” — Ansel Adams
  11. “The whole point of taking pictures is so that you don’t have to explain things with words.” — Elliott Erwitt
  12. “It’s not the photographer who makes the picture, but the person being photographed.” — Sebastiao Salgado
  13. “Wherever there is light, one can photograph.” — Alfred Stieglitz
  14. “Since I’m inarticulate, I express myself with images.” — Helen Levitt
  15. “The eye should learn to listen before it looks.” — Robert Frank
  16. “One should really use the camera as though tomorrow you’d be stricken blind.” — Dorothea Lange
  17. “Photography helps people to see.” — Berenice Abbott
  18. “Taking pictures is savoring life intensely every hundredth of a second.” — Marc Riboud
Photography Quotes

Inspirational photography quotes


Some inspirational quotes are given below:

  1. “Once photography enters your bloodstream, it is like a disease.” — Anonymous
  2. “The negative is the equivalent of the composer’s score and the print the performance.” — Ansel Adams
  3. “In photography, there are no shadows that cannot be illuminated.” — August Sander
  4. “Photography is a love affair with life.” — Burk Uzzle
  5. “If I could tell the story in words, I wouldn’t need to lug around a camera.” — Lewis Hine
  6. “The painter constructs, the photographer discloses.” — Susan Sontag
  7. “Character, like a photograph, develops in darkness.” — Yousuf Karsh
  8. “If I have any ‘message’ worth giving to a beginner it is that there are no shortcuts in photography.” — Edward Weston
  9. “A camera is a tool for learning how to see without a camera.” — Dorothea Lange
  10. “My job as a portrait photographer is to seduce, amuse and entertain.” — Helmut Newton
  11. “Photography is a love affair with life.” — Burk Uzzle
  12. “Great photography is about the depth of feeling, not the depth of field.” — Peter Adams
  13. “It is more important to click with people than to click the shutter.” — Alfred Eisenstaedt
  14. “Seeing is not enough; you have to feel what you photograph.” — Andre Kertesz
  15. “The camera sees more than the eye, so why not make use of it?” — Edward Weston
Funny Photography Quotes
Funny Photography Quotes

Funny photography quotes


Some funny photography quotes are given below: 

  1. “People say photographs don’t lie, mine do” – David LaChapelle 
  2. “There are no bad pictures; that’s just how your face looks sometimes” – Abraham Lincoln 
  3. “Everyone has a photographic memory. Some don’t have film” – Stephen Wright 
  4. “Photography is pretty simple stuff. You just react to what you see, and take many, many pictures “ – Elliott Erwitt 
  5. “Be kind to your photographer because the power of editing is in their hands” – Anonymous  
  6. “Cheap photography isn’t good, my dear, and good photography isn’t cheap” – Someecards 
  7. “The quickest way to make money at photography is to sell your camera” – Anonymous 
  8. “Sometimes I arrive just when God’s ready to have someone click the shutter” – Ansel Adams 
  9. “Dodging and burning are steps to take care of mistakes God made in establishing tonal relationships” – Ansel Adams 

Welcome to my blog! My name is Damian, I live in Chicago since 2015. I love to share my experience and knowledge on 3 subjects Photography, Coffee and Travel! Let me tell your story and capture memories with beautiful photography! Honorable Mention Award from “MIFA” – Moscow International Foto Awards.

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