61 Motivational Photography Quotes With Images

Who doesn’t like to capture awesome memories? We have advanced so much that now everyone has one camera in their pocket and have become a vivid photographer. Also, storing these digital images have become so convenient that you can anytime look back down the memory lane and feel happy about the moments you have captured. I hope this collection of photography quotes will inspire you to capture more interesting moments in life.

Best Photography Quotes

  1. “Photography is the story I fail to put into words.” — Destin Sparks
  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.  “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
  7.  “We are making photographs to understand what our lives mean to us.” — Ralph Hattersley
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  9.  “A thing that you see in my pictures is that I was not afraid to fall in love with these people.” – Annie Leibovitz
  10. “You don’t take a photograph. You ask quietly to borrow it.” – Anonymous
  11.  “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
  12.  “A portrait is not made in the camera but on either side of it.” — Edward Steichen

  13.  “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
  14.  “Taking pictures is like tiptoeing into the kitchen late at night and stealing Oreo cookies.” — Diane Arbus
  15. “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
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  17.  “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
  18. “I don’t trust words. I trust pictures.” — Gilles Peress
  19.  “A tear contains an ocean. A photographer is aware of the tiny moments in a persons life that reveal greater truths.” — Anonymous
  20. “The camera is an instrument that teaches people how to see without a camera.” — Dorothea Lange

  21.  “Essentially what photography is life lit up.” — Sam Abell
  22.  “I really believe there are things nobody would see if I didn’t photograph them.” — Diane Arbus
  23.  “Taking pictures is savoring life intensely, every hundredth of a second.” — Marc Riboud
  24.  “Once you learn to care, you can record images with your mind or on film. There is no difference between the two.” — Anonymous
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  26.  “Photography is truth.” — Jean-Luc Godard
  27. “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
  28.  “If you see something that moves you, and then snap it, you keep a moment.” — Linda McCartney

  29.  “There are always two people in every picture: the photographer and the viewer.” — Ansel Adams
  30.  “A photograph is a secret about a secret. The more it tells you the less you know.” — Diane Arbus
  31.  “The whole point of taking pictures is so that you don’t have to explain things with words.” — Elliott Erwitt
  32. “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
  33.  “What I like about photographs is that they capture a moment that’s gone forever, impossible to reproduce.” — Karl Lagerfeld
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  35. “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
  36.  “Beauty can be seen in all things, seeing and composing the beauty is what separates the snapshot from the photograph.” — Matt Hardy
  37.  “To me, photography is an art of observation. It’s about finding something interesting 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
  38.  “You don’t take a photograph, you make it.” — Ansel Adams

  39.  “When people ask me what equipment I use – I tell them my eyes.” — Anonymous
  40.  “I wish that all of nature’s magnificence, the emotion of the land, the living energy of place could be photographed.” — Annie Leibovitz
  41.  “I never have taken a picture I’ve intended. They’re always better or worse.” — Diane Arbus
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  43.  “All photographs are accurate. None of them is the truth.” — Richard Avedon
  44.  “Today everything exists to end in a photograph.” — Susan Sontag
  45. “I love the people I photograph. I mean, they’re my friends. I’ve never met most of them or I don’t know them at all, yet through my images, I live with them.”
    — Bruce Gilden
  46.  “If you want to be a better photographer, stand in front of more interesting stuff.” — Jim Richardson

  47.  “When I say I want to photograph someone, what it really means is that I’d like to know them. Anyone, I know I photograph.” — Annie Leibovitz
  48.  “My life is shaped by the urgent need to wander and observe, and my camera is my passport.” — Steve McCurry
  49.  “Look and think before opening the shutter. The heart and mind are the true lens of the camera.” — Yousuf Karsh
  50. “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
  51.  “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
  52.  “It is more important to click with people than to click the shutter.” — Alfred Eisenstaedt
  53.  “I like to photograph anyone before they know what their best angles are.” — Ellen Von Unwerth
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  55.  “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.” — Anonymous
  56.  “Only photograph what you love.” — Tim Walker
  57.  “In photography, there are no shadows that cannot be illuminated.” — August Sander
  58. “When I photograph, what I’m really doing is seeking answers to things.” — Wynn Bullock
  59.  “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
  60.  “Once photography enters your bloodstream, it is like a disease.” — Anonymous
  61. “Which of my photographs is my favorite? The one I’m going to take tomorrow.” — Imogen Cunningham
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