A selfie is proof that either we are very lonely or too self-absorbed to ask others to take our picture.

Saru Singhal


You don't take a photograph, you make it.

Ansel Adams




Taking pictures is savouring life intensely, every hundredth of a second.

Marc Riboud


What I like about photographs is that they capture a moment that's gone forever, impossible to reproduce.

Karl Lagerfeld


Consulting the rules of composition before taking a photograph, is like consulting the laws of gravity before going for a walk.

Edward Weston


All photographs are accurate. None of them is the truth.

Richard Avedon


I am not interested in rules or conventions. Photography is not a sport. 

Bill Brandt


If your pictures aren't good enough, you're not close enough

Robert Capa


Your first 10.000 photographs are your worst. 

Henri Cartier-Bresson


Which of my photographs is my favourite? The one I'm going to take tomorrow.

Imogen Cunningham


A portrait is not made in the camera, but on either side of it. 

Edward Steichen


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

Robert Doisneau


Dodging and burning are steps to take care of mistakes God made in establishing tonal relationships.

Ansel Adams


The important thing in photography is not the camera, but the eye.

Alfred Eisenstaedt


Seeing is not enough, you have to feel what you photograph.

Andre Kertesz


Seeing the smallest dewdrop, you can stand in awe of perfection.

John Sexton


There are always two people in every picture: the photographer and the viewer. 

Ansel Adams


Quit trying to find beautiful objects to photograph. Find the ordinary object so you can transferm it by photographing it. 

Morley Baer


The question is not what you look at, but what you see.

Henry David Thoreau


Everything has beauty, but not everyone can see it.



If you wait, people forget your camera and the soul will drift up into view.

Steve McCurry