Photography Quotes

I like to read quotes about every aspect of life and I have found some related to photographers that I liked very much. I this post I will share with you all some of them. Maybe you know them, maybe you don't, but I hope you will like them and it will be like a breathe of fresh air and will inspire you. People say a picture worth's a thousand words.

Dam in a mountains area

Dam in a mountains area

“Photograph: a picture painted by the sun without instruction in art.”

— Ambrose Bierce

Sunset above lake

"A camera is a save button for the mind's eye" - Roger Kingston

"Photographs open doors into past, but they also allow a look into the future." - Sally Mann

"Photography takes an instant out of time, altering life by holding it still.

- Dorothea Lange

“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.” — Unknown

“In photography there are no shadows that cannot be illuminated.”

— August Sander

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

— Imogen Cunningham

"A photograph is the pause button of life." — Unknown

Sunset above lake

"Creativity takes courage" - Henri Matisse

Hope you like it and why not, if you know more related quotes, add them into comments and let's share inspiring words with each other.

Photo credits: , Alexandra Barbu.

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November 26, 2017


Thank you, Keremgo, your words are too kind!

November 25, 2017


Remarkable landscape photography. Bravo!

September 17, 2017


Beautiful quote, thank you, Efjesther for sharing .

September 17, 2017


A birth certificate shows that you were born...
A death certificate shows that you died...
But pictures, shows that you LIVED!

September 17, 2017

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September 16, 2017


Happy to see that you like them. :)

September 15, 2017


Very nice quotes... Thank you...

September 15, 2017


"The lens cap is still on" Quite a few people at some point in time.

September 15, 2017


I am so glad to hear. Thank you for your message.

September 15, 2017


Enjoyed reading the quotes. Thank you for posting.

September 12, 2017


Nice article Alexandra :) I often think that moment you take the picture is a moment that will never be repeated exactly the same....a unique image of a moment in time.

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