10 Inspirational Photography Quotes

For those that know we well you know that I am a super passionate person. In all aspects of my life I live with a passion for what I am doing and am always a sucker for a great inspirational quote or movie. I can watch Rocky over and over again and always get fired up :) Although many times I like to carve my own path and create my own quotes vs. always trying to follow someone else’s words, there are some amazing things we can learn from some of the best artists.

Take a minute and check out some of these amazing photography quotes from some of the best!

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

“A good photograph is one that communicate a fact, touches the heart, leaves the viewer a changed person for having seen it. It is, in a word, effective.”
– Irving Penn

“For me, the camera is a sketch book, an instrument of intuition and spontaneity.”
― Henri Cartier-Bresson

“Photographers stop photographing a subject too soon before they have exhausted the possibilities.”
– Dorothea Lange

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

“Which of my photographs is my favorite? The one I’m going to take tomorrow.”
– Imogen Cunningham

“A portrait is not a likeness. The moment an emotion or fact is transformed into a photograph it is no longer a fact but an opinion. There is no such thing as inaccuracy in a photograph. All photographs are accurate. None of them is the truth. ”
― Richard Avedon

“If I saw something in my viewfinder that looked familiar to me, I would do something to shake it up.”
– Garry Winogrand

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

“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

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Author: Mark

Mark is a fine art wedding and portrait photographer from Northern California. He has been passionate about photography since childhood and started his studio 12 years ago to bring a fresh style of photography to the wedding and portrait world.

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