Top 15 Photography Quotes

Since the first successful photograph was taken by Joseph Nicephore Niepce in 1826, photography has really come a long way and many quotes have been attributed to the profession.

This article highlights a list of top 15 quotes about photography over the years that is sure to stimulate your mind and get you thinking.

1.     “It is more important to click with people than to click the shutter” – Alfred  Einsenstaedt

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

3.     “There are no rules for good photographs, there are only good photographs” – Ansel Adams

4.     “There are always two people in every picture: the photographer and the viewer” – Ansel Adams

5.     “The eye should learn to listen before it looks” – Robert Frank

6.     “I don’t trust words. I trust pictures” – Gilles Peress

7.      “Don’t shoot what it feels like. Shoot what it feels like.” – David Alan Harvey

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

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

10.  “Photography is the beauty of life captured” – Tara Chisolm

11.  “I didn’t choose photography, photography chose me” – Gerardo Suter

12.  “It’s not the camera but who’s behind the camera” – Anonymous

13.  “I think of photography like therapy” – Harry Gruyaert

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

15.  A good snapshot keeps a moment from running away” – Eudora Welty

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