Photography By Photographers Quotes

Photography By Photographers Quotes by Henri Cartier-Bresson, Elliott Erwitt, Diane Arbus, Joe Manganiello, Edward Steichen, Edward Weston and many others.

For me, the camera is a sketch book, an instrument of i

For me, the camera is a sketch book, an instrument of intuition and spontaneity.
Henri Cartier-Bresson
Nothing happens when you sit at home. I always make it a point to carry a camera with me at all times…I just shoot at what interests me at that moment.
Elliott Erwitt
I really believe there are things nobody would see if I didn’t photograph them.
Diane Arbus
I don’t think there’s any such thing as male objectification
Joe Manganiello
Every other artist begins with a blank canvas, a piece of paper the photographer begins with the finished product.
Edward Steichen
If I have any ‘message’ worth giving to a beginner it is that there are no short cuts in photography.
Edward Weston
Anything more than 500 yards from the car just isn’t photogenic.
Edward Weston
If I saw something in my viewfinder that looked familiar to me, I would do something to shake it up.
Garry Winogrand
The eye traffics in feelings, not in thoughts.
Walker Evans
There is a creative fraction of a second when you are taking a picture. Your eye must see a composition or an expression that life itself offers you, and you must know with intuition when to click the camera. That is the moment the photographer is creative. Oop! The Moment! Once you miss it, it is gone forever.
Henri Cartier-Bresson
It is the photo that takes you. One must not take photos.
Henri Cartier-Bresson
All photographs are accurate. None of them is the truth.
Richard Avedon
Most things in life are moments of pleasure and a lifetime of embarrassment; photography is a moment of embarrassment and a lifetime of pleasure.
Tony Benn
The camera is an instrument that teaches people how to see without a camera.
Dorothea Lange
Beauty can be seen in all things.
Matt Hardy
Whether he is an artist or not, the photographer is a joyous sensualist, for the simple reason that the eye traffics in feelings, not in thoughts.
Walker Evans
The instrument is not the camera but the photographer.
Eve Arnold