Capturing A Moment Photography Quotes

Capturing A Moment Photography Quotes by Susan Sontag, Tony Benn, Linda McCartney, Robert Adams, Ansel Adams, Ernst Haas and many others.

The painter constructs, the photographer discloses.

The painter constructs, the photographer discloses.
Susan Sontag
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
If you see something that moves you, and then snap it, you keep a moment.
Linda McCartney
No place is boring, if you’ve had a good night’s sleep and have a pocket full of unexposed film.
Robert Adams
Not everybody trusts paintings but people believe photographs.
Ansel Adams
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
The world just does not fit conveniently into the format of a 35mm camera.
W. Eugene Smith
I want pictures like these. The kind that can capture a moment, make it real, make it last. I need pictures that do more than reflect. I need pictures that are truth.
Lisa Mangum
There is a vast difference between taking a picture and making a photograph.
Robert Heinecken
There’s nothing worse than a brilliant beginning.
Pablo Picasso
My portraits are more about me than they are about the people I photograph.
Richard Avedon
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
It’s one thing to make a picture of what a person looks like, it’s another thing to make a portrait of who they are.
Paul Caponigro
Photograph: a picture painted by the sun without instruction in art.
Ambrose Bierce
Don’t shoot what it looks like. Shoot what it feels like.
David Alan Harvey
A photograph is usually looked at – seldom looked into.
Ansel Adams
When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence.
Ansel Adams