Wednesday, 16 February 2011

Favourite Quotes

“A story should have a beginning, a middle, and an end... but not necessarily in that order.” Jean-Luc Godard

"Photography, is a powerful medium of expression and communication, offers an infinite variety of perception, interpretation and execution." Ansel Adams

You must have your own too :)

"Photography is an ongoing, learning, creative and passionate journey." Anne Staub

"It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation." Herman Melville

"Photography, as we all know, is not real at all. It is an illusion of reality with which we create our own private world." Arnold Newman

"I want to express my feelings rather than illustrate them." Jackson Pollock

“I don't paint things. I only paint the difference between things.” Henri Matisse

"“The camera is an instrument that teaches people how to see without a camera.”
 Dorthea Lange

Some see things the way they are and ask, “Why?” I dream things that never were, and ask “Why not?” George Bernard Shaw

“If you take photographs, don’t speak, don’t write, don’t analyse yourself, and don’t answer any questions.” Robert Doisneau

"It is through the magic of photography that light becomes the subject matter with colours, forms, space, and time relationships that express my deepest feelings and beliefs." Wynn Bullock

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

"Those who don't believe in magic will never find it." Roald Dahl

it is an illusion that photos are made with the camera… they are made with the eye, heart and head. - Henri Cartier-Bresson

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What is your favourite quote?


  1. “To me photography is an art of observation. It’s about finding
    something interesting in an ordinary place. I’ve found it has little to
    do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see
    Elliott Erwitt (probably my favourite photographer)

  2. Breathtaking photos! you are a wonderful and inspirational artist! :D

  3. Awesome quote of Robert Doisneau . Thanks for sharing this with us.