quotes

i just saw a great photography related quote so maybe i'll share:

When I have a camera in my hand, I know no fear. -Alfred Eisenstaedt

and while i'm at it, here's some more quotes that i like:

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

You have to devote yourself totally to be successful at it. -Elliott Erwitt

If your pictures aren't good enough, you're not close enough. -Robert Capa

My job as a portrait photographer is to seduce, amuse and entertain. -Helmut Newton

The photographer must be a part of the picture. -Arnold Newman

If you are not passionately devoted to an idea, you can make very pleasant pictures but they won't make you cry. -Ruth Bernhard

Never boss people around. It's more important to click with people than to click the shutter. -Alfred Eisenstaedt

If I knew how to take a good photograph, I'd do it every time. -Robert Doisneau

If you can't make it better make it bigger. -Anonymous

Every time someone tells me how sharp my photos are, I assume that it isn't a very interesting photograph. If it was, they would have more to say. -Anonymous

You sepia tone a bad print, and what you get is a bad sepia toned print. -Linda Cooley

The limitations of photography are in yourself, for what we see is only what we are. -Ernst Haas

Which of my photographs is my favorite? The one I'm going to take tomorrow. -Imogene Cunningham

I really believe there are things nobody would see if I didn't photograph them. -Diane Arbus

Great photography is about depth of feeling, not depth of field. - Peter Adams

The hardest thing about being a photographer is, you have to take pictures. -Doug Bartlow

Maybe the judgment of whether something is art or not should come from the viewer and not the doer. -Alan Babbitt

The picture is good or not from the moment it was caught in the camera. -Henri Cartier-Bresson

"They . . . asked me:
"'How do you make your pictures?' I was puzzled . . .
"I said, 'I don't know, it's not important.' -Henri Cartier-Bresson

When gifts are given to me through my camera, I accept them graciously. -Minor White


 
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