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.
Most things in life are moments of pleasure and a lifetime of embarrassment; photography is a moment of embarrassment and a lifetime of pleasure.
If you see something that moves you, and then snap it, you keep a moment.
No place is boring, if you’ve had a good night’s sleep and have a pocket full of unexposed film.
Not everybody trusts paintings but people believe photographs.
There is only you and your camera. The limitations in your photography are in yourself, for what we see is what we are.
The world just does not fit conveniently into the format of a 35mm camera.
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.
There is a vast difference between taking a picture and making a photograph.
There’s nothing worse than a brilliant beginning.
My portraits are more about me than they are about the people I photograph.
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.
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.
Photograph: a picture painted by the sun without instruction in art.
Don’t shoot what it looks like. Shoot what it feels like.
A photograph is usually looked at – seldom looked into.
When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence.