50+ Inspirational Quotes about Photography by Famous Photographer

Photography is one of the hot carrier options among youngsters this time. Photography is an art. Starting from black and white picture we have witnessed a great revolution in technology and photography because earlier photographers only use simple and the sober camera but as you can see after the invention of Drone it’s totally changed.

Angle and lenses play a very important role in photography. An expert photographer always knows which lens should work fine in particular scenario. in this post, we have gathered some inspiring photography quotes and slogans said by a famous photographer.

If you like the quotes do share it with your photographer friends to inspire them and let us know which one you like the most in the comment section.

Photography Quotes

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


“With creating, we are literally bringing something into existence that didn’t exist before.” – Montana Dennis


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


“The eye should learn to listen before it looks.” – Robert Frank

photography quotes

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


“The whole nature of photography has changed with the advent of a camera in everybody’s hand.” – Sally Mann


“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


“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

photography quotes

“When you photograph people in color you photograph their clothes. When you photograph people in black and white, you photograph their soul!” – Ted Grant


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


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


“It’s 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

photography quotes

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


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


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


“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 quotes

“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


“Taking pictures is like tiptoeing into the kitchen late at night and stealing Oreo cookies.” – Diane Arbus


“Photography is more than a medium for factual communication of ideas. It is a creative art.” – Ansel Adams


“That frame of mind that you need to make fine pictures of a very wonderful subject, you cannot do it by not being lost yourself.” – Dorothea Lange

photography quotes

“To consult the rules of composition before making a picture is a little like consulting the law of gravitation before going for a walk.” – Edward Weston


“Photography helps people to see.” – Berenice Abbott


“A thing that you see in my pictures is that I was not afraid to fall in love with these people.” – Annie Leibovitz


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

photography quotes

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


“It takes a lot of imagination to be a good photographer. You need less imagination to be a painter because you can invent things. But in photography everything is so ordinary; it takes a lot of looking before you learn to see the extraordinary.” – David Bailey


“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 fell in love with the process of taking pictures, with wandering around finding things. To me, it feels like a kind of performance. The picture is a document of that performance.” – Alec Soth

photography quotes

“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


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


“The best thing about a picture is that it never changes, even when the people in it do.” – Andy Warhol


“The way that light hits objects, I think, is one of the more important things that sculpture and photography share.” – Rashid Johnson

photography quotes

“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


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


“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


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

photography quotes

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


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


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


“There will be times when you will be in the field without a camera. And, you will see the most glorious sunset or the most beautiful scene that you have ever witnessed. Don’t be bitter because you can’t record it. Sit down, drink it in, and enjoy it for what it is!” – DeGriff

photography quotes

“he 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


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


“Photography is an immediate reaction, drawing is a meditation.”


“We are making photographs to understand what our lives mean to us.” – Ralph Hattersley

50+ Inspirational Quotes about Photography by Famous Photographer
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