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Photography is a way of feeling, of touching,
by Aaron Siskind

Photography is a way of feeling, of touching,
of loving.
What you have caught on film is captured forever...
it remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything.
- Aaron Siskind

We look at the world and see what we have learned to believe is there.
We have been conditioned to expect...
but, as photographers, we must learn to relax our beliefs.
- Aaron Siskind

Photography takes an instant out of time,
altering life by holding it still.
- Dorothea Lange

What makes photography a strange invention is that
its primary raw materials are light and time.
- John Berger

 

Photography is a major force in explaining man to man.
- Edward Steichen

To me, photography is the simultaneous recognition,
in a fraction of a second, of the significance of an event.
- Henri Cartier-Bresson

Maybe I'll paint, do photography, just something else.
I can see that.
- Steven Soderbergh

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I went into photography because it seemed like the
perfect vehicle for commenting on the madness of today's existence.
- Robert Mapplethorpe

In photography there are no shadows that cannot be illuminated.
- August Sander

He was a very generous soul and was exceptionally dedicated
to the medium of photography.
- John Sexton

I took courses at USC in film editing and art direction
and photography when I was still in high school.
- Ray Harryhausen

A lot of people think that when you have grand scenery,
such as you have in Yosemite, that photography must be easy.
- Galen Rowell

George Lucas wanted this moving camera for all of the
photography in Star Wars.
He was willing to take a risk with the concepts that
I advanced with regard to ways for doing that.
- John Dykstra

Music is the doorway that has led me to drawing,
photography, and writing.
- Layne Staley

Photography can only represent the present.
Once photographed, the subject becomes part of the past.
- Berenice Abbott

Photography does not create eternity,
as art does; it embalms time, rescuing it simply from its proper corruption.
- Andre Bazin

I've got a great collection of photography.
- Elton John

Photography is a very important part of my life.
- Conrad Hall

Photography is truth.
The cinema is truth twenty-four times per second.
- Jean-Luc Godard

Photography can never grow up if it imitates some other medium.
It has to walk alone; it has to be itself.
- Berenice Abbott

Mapplethorpe presented the body as a sexual object,
separating it from the humanity of the person.
He added nothing to photography as a medium.
I hold his work in low regard.
- Jerzy Kosinski

I don't think that digital photography is romantic yet.
It's not sympathetic the way that film is.
- Matthew Modine

The clue to book jacket photography is to look friendly and approachable,
but not too glamorous.
- Antonia Fraser

Videos are more like photography.
It's not as much about trying to tell a story as it is creating images.
- Tatyana Ali

Photography to the amateur is recreation,
to the professional it is work, and hard work too,
no matter how pleasurable it my be.
- Edward Weston

People don't have time to wait for somebody to paint their portraits anymore.
The money is in photography.
- Robert Mapplethorpe

Photography started as a means of getting reference
material for my paintings of nature subjects.
- Nigel Dennis

In the world of photography, you get to share a captured
moment with other people.
- James Wilson

I think landscape photography in general is somewhat undervalued.
- Galen Rowell

I have no fear of photography as long as it cannot
be used in heaven and in hell.
- Edvard Munch

Light makes photography.
Embrace light.
Admire it.
Love it.
But above all, know light.
Know it for all you are worth, and you will know the key to photography.
- George Eastman

But slowly I began to use cameras and then think about
what it was that was going on.
It took me a long time, I mean I actually played with
cameras and photography for about 20 years.
- David Hockney

All I really wanted to do was wildlife photography.
- Nigel Dennis

In 1979, I received a phone call from Ansel Adams asking
me if I would be willing to consider coming to work for him.
I was teaching photography in Southern California at that point.
- John Sexton

Photography is an immediate reaction,
drawing is a meditation.
- Henri Cartier-Bresson

The other great development has been in photography,
but that too was influenced by Conceptual art.
- Sol LeWitt

My use of the medium - photography -
is in some ways traditional.
- Andres Serrano

Landscape photography is the supreme test of the photographer -
and often the supreme disappointment.
- Ansel Adams

Black and white are the colors of photography.
To me they symbolize the alternatives of hope and despair
to which mankind is forever subjected.
- Robert Frank

When I was teaching at Harvard in the 1970s,
I went to Project Incorporated in Cambridge and took photography classes.
I didn't even know how to aim the camera in those days.
- Ann Beattie

Photography is still a very new medium and everything must be tried and dare.
- Bill Brandt

Photography deals exquisitely with appearances,
but nothing is what it appears to be.
- Duane Michals

A lot of people want to make films and do photography and things,
but I'm quite happy doing what I'm doing.
- Syd Barrett

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

I just love the world of photography.
- Brooke Burke

Your photography is a record of your living,
for anyone who really sees.
- Paul Strand

My interest in architecture has always been sculptural.
Most of my photography is of architecture.
- Parker Stevenson

The mission of photography is to explain man to man and each to himself.
And that is the most complicated thing on earth.
- Edward Steichen

Photography is about finding out what can happen in the frame.
When you put four edges around some facts,
you change those facts.
- Garry Winogrand

A new era in the physiological investigation of linguistic
sounds was opened up by X-ray photography.
- Roman Jakobson

When you live by the sea, there are definite seasons
when you can see the weather coming and going,
which lends itself to photography.
- Graeme Le Saux

Contrast is what makes photography interesting.
- Conrad Hall

Photography helps people to see.
- Berenice Abbott

Computer photography won't be photography as we know it.
I think photography will always be chemical.
- Annie Leibovitz

I mean, certainly writing, painting,
photography,
dance, architecture, there is an aspect of almost every
art form that is useful and that merges into film in some way.
- Sydney Pollack

I open events for museums and I do charity work and photography.
- Bill Wyman

I threw myself into this artform because photography
had given me a new sense of mission and identity.
- Bob Anderson

I always thought of photography as a naughty thing to do -
that was one of my favorite things about it,
and when I first did it, I felt very perverse.
- Diane Arbus

There is only you and your camera.
The limitations in your photography are in yourself,
for what we see is what we are.
- Ernst Haas

I love photography.
My boyfriend's got a great camera, which I bought for his birthday.
- Sarah Sutton

In photography, the smallest thing can be a great subject.
The little, human detail can become a Leitmotiv.
- Henri Cartier-Bresson

Then I moved down to the Bowery to this building where Debbie Harry lived.
It was there that I started combining some clothes
for her and continued doing the art and photography.
- Stephen Sprouse

Generally, the French highly promote culture and the arts,
and photography is in their blood.
- Herb Ritts

Photography is about light and what it does and how
it is captured on a piece of negative.
- Matthew Modine

In photography there is a reality so subtle that it
becomes more real than reality.
- Alfred Stieglitz

I find it some of the hardest photography and the most
challenging photography I've ever done.
It's a real challenge to work with the natural features and the natural light.
- Galen Rowell

It is my intention to present - through the medium of photography -
intuitive observations of the natural world which may
have meaning to the spectators.
- Ansel Adams

I make photographs and still make photographs of the natural environment.
It's a love because that was part of my life before
I was involved in photography.
- John Sexton

Any time you talk about the look of the film,
it's not just the director and the director of photography.
You have to include the costume designer and the production designer.
- Spike Lee

As an avid photographer, I also took advantage of the
latest technology in photography -
digital photography -
to post photos on my website on a daily basis.
- Tipper Gore

Photography is more than a medium for factual communication of ideas.
It is a creative art.
- Ansel Adams


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