Alfred Stieglitz
1864 – 1946
“Wherever there is light, one can photograph.”
 
 
 
Ansel Adams
1902 – 1984
“You don’t take a photograph, you make it.”
 
. “Twelve significant photographs in any one year is a good crop.”
 
 
Berenice Abbott
1898 – 1991
“Photography helps people to see.”
 
“Photography can only represent the present. Once photographed, the subject becomes part of the past.”

 
 
Burk Uzzle
1938
. “Photography is a love affair with life.”
 
 
Diane Arbus
1923 – 1971
“A photograph is a secret about a secret. The more it tells you the less you know.”
 
 
Dorothea Lange
1895 – 1965
“Photography takes an instant out of time, altering life by holding it still.”
 
“One should really use the camera as though tomorrow you’d be stricken blind.”
 
“A camera is a tool for learning how to see without a camera.”
 
 
Ernst Haas
1921 – 1986
“I am not interested in shooting new things – I am interested to see things new.”
 
 
Henri Cartier-Bresson
1908 – 2004
“Your first 10,000 photographs are your worst.”
 
 
Imogen Cunningham
1883 – 1976
“Which of my photographs is my favourite? The one I’m going to take tomorrow.”
 
 
Robert Capa
1913 – 1954
°If your pictures aren’t good enough, you aren’t close enough.”
 
“The pictures are there, and you just take them.”
 
 
Robert Frank
1924
“The eye should learn to listen before it looks.”
 
 
Robert Mapplethorpe
1946 – 1989
“The more pictures you see, the better you are as a photographer.”
 
 
Sally Mann
1951
“Photographs open doors into the past, but they also allow a look into the future.”
 
 
“We are making photographs to understand what our lives mean to us.”
— Ralph Hattersley
 
“The best thing about a picture is that it never changes, even when the people in it do.”
inspiring quotes
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I found these great quotes for photography in the world wide web. in the excellent collections of PetaPixel.  There are two fantastic collections, they are stunning and highly recommendet. I am very greatful to the authors.
 
I´ll give you the links:
 
 
                                     50 Photography Quotes to Inspire You, Mar 11, 2014
                                         Samantha Stocks. please
click here.
 
                                     70 Inspirational Quotes for Photography   29, 2014
                                          Tammy  Lamoureux, please click here
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