SPONTANEOUS PHOTOS QUOTES

“In photography, there is a reality so subtle that it becomes more real than reality.” — Alfred Stieglitz

“A photograph is a secret about a secret. The more it tells you, the less you know.” — Diane Arbus

“Photography is the story I fail to put into words.” — Destin Sparks

“Every time I press the shutter, it takes me closer to who I am, a little bit more.” — Ralph Hattersley

“To me, photography is an art of observation. It’s about finding something interesting in an ordinary place.” — Elliott Erwitt

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

“Pictures can and do make a difference. Strong images of historical events do have an impact on society.” — Eddie Adams

“Photography is the only language that can be understood anywhere in the world.” — Bruno Barbey

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

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

“A great photograph is one that fully expresses what one feels, in the deepest sense, about what is being photographed.” — Ansel Adams

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

“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

“Photography is the beauty of life captured.” — Tara Chisholm

“To photograph is to hold one’s breath, when all faculties converge to capture fleeting reality.” — Henri Cartier-Bresson

“Photography is the only language that can be understood anywhere in the world.” — Bruno Barbey

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

“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 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

“Photography is a love affair with life.” — Burk Uzzle

“In photography, there are no shadows that cannot be illuminated.” — August Sander

“Taking pictures is savoring life intensely every hundredth of a second.” — Marc Riboud

“A good photograph is one that communicates a fact, touches the heart, and leaves the viewer a changed person for having seen it.” — Irving Penn

“The whole point of taking pictures is so that you don’t have to explain things with words.” — Elliott Erwitt

“Photographers deal in things which are continually vanishing and when they have vanished there is no contrivance on earth which can make them come back again.” — Henri Cartier-Bresson

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

“Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving.” — Helen Keller

“The only photographer you should compare yourself to is the one you used to be.” — Anonymous

“A picture is worth a thousand words.” — Napoleon Bonaparte

“Photography is the art of freezing a moment in time, capturing emotions, and preserving memories for eternity.” — Anonymous