Photography Quotes

A few of my favorite quotes.

  • A photograph is usually looked at – seldom looked into. ~Ansel Adams
  • A technically perfect photograph can be the world’s most boring picutre. ~ Andreas Feininger
  • There are always two people in every picture: the photographer and the viewer. ~Ansel Adams
  • Buying a Nikon doesn’t make you a photographer. It makes you a Nikon owner. ~Author Unknown
  • Dodging and burning are steps to take care of mistakes God made in establishing tonal relationships. ~Ansel Adams
  • You don’t take a photograph, you make it. ~Ansel Adams
  • The difference in “seeing” between the eye and the lens should make it obvious that a photographer who merely points his camera at an appealing subject and expects to get an appealing picture in return, may be headed for a disappointment. ~Andreas Feininger
  • The two most engaging powers of a photographer are to make new things familiar and familiar things new. ~W. Thackeray
  • “Use your brain to observe, your finger to trigger, your eyes to learn from the others … In Photography, there’s no room for the … mouth So, shut it up and try to press the button at the right moment.  ~Author Unknown