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Photography Quotes and Sayings to Inspire the Photographer in You

Photography Quotes and Sayings
Photography is quite easy to learn, however to master this art and take beautiful pictures takes skill, patience and practice. Here are some photography quotes and sayings to inspire you...
Pragya T
Last Updated: Feb 23, 2018
With the advent of digital photography, everybody has a camera. Digital cameras have made taking pictures quite easy. However, to master the art or capture the perfect picture you need skill, patience and practice.

Listed below, are some famous quotes on photography to inspire you to take great pictures, and few funny quotes for you to read and enjoy.
Great Photography Quotes
You don't take a photograph. You ask, quietly, to borrow it. - Pentax advertisement
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
There are always two people in every picture: the photographer and the viewer. - Ansel Adams
Quote by Ted Grant
When you photograph people in color you photograph their clothes. But when you photograph people in B&W, you photograph their souls! - Ted Grant
There are no rules for good photographs, there are only good photographs. - Ansel Adams
Every time someone tells me how sharp my photos are, I assume that it isn't a very interesting photograph. If it were, they would have more to say. - Anonymous
Photographer With DSLR Camera
The goal is not to change your subjects, but for the subject to change the photographer. - Anonymous
When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence. - Ansel Adams
I just think it's important to be direct and honest with people about why you're photographing them and what you're doing. After all, you are taking some of their soul. - Mary Ellen Mark
Girl with Camera
Buying a Nikon doesn't make you a photographer. It makes you a Nikon owner.- Anonymous
To me, photography is an art of observation. It's about finding something interesting in an ordinary place... I've found it has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see them. - Elliott Erwitt
I love the medium of photography, for with its unique realism it gives me the power to go beyond conventional ways of seeing and understanding and say, "This is real, too." - Wynn Bullock
Happy Baby
Photography, as a powerful medium of expression and communications, offers an infinite variety of perception, interpretation and execution. - Ansel Adams
The Equipment you'll leave at home, you'll need the most. You're always out of film when you'll have the best opportunity. - Murphy's Rules
The camera is an instrument that teaches people how to see without a camera. - Dorothea Lange
Mother and Son Reading Bible
If I could tell the story in words, I wouldn't need to lug around a camera. - Lewis Hine
Often while traveling with a camera we arrive just as the sun slips over the horizon of a moment, too late to expose film, only time enough to expose our hearts. - Minor White
Funny Photography Quotes
"Is that camera fully automatic?" Second Person : "No. You have to take the film to the chemist!" - Anonymous
A definition of a professional photographer: A "pro" NEVER shows anybody the mistakes. - Anonymous
If an old man asks a young girl for a date...
That's his business.
If the young girl accepts...
That's her business.
If the old man and the girl decide to marry...
That's their business.
However, if they want great wedding photographs...
- Anonymous
Hand of a Drowning Man
If you saw a man drowning and you could either save him or photograph the event...what kind of film would you use? - Anonymous
You know what a camera is? A mirror with memory. - Anonymous
Minolta makes the best bodies, Nikon makes the best lenses, Canon makes the best compromise. - Anonymous
I hope you enjoyed reading these sayings. And hope that the above great quotes have inspired you to look at the subjects you photograph from a new point of view.
Monochrome Photo Of Young Girls
Laughing Little Girl With Curly Hair