Inspirational Photography Quotes
By Anna K.
January 9, 2012
Whether you're a professional photographer or a wedding guest with a nice camera, it always pays to gain a little inspiration from the greats like Elliot Erwitt and Henri Cartier- Bresson. This group of men and women were and are not only amazing photographers, but also thinkers and visionaries.
"When I say I want to photograph someone, what it really means is that I'd like to know them. Anyone I know I photograph."
- Annie Lebovitz
When you take a portrait photograph, always try to capture the person's personality as well.
"Don't just show your work to the world; invite the viewer into your world. A truly great photograph needs to be experienced, not just observed."
- Tedric Garrison
"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 them."
- Elliot Erwitt
"A photograph is neither taken nor seized by force. It offers itself up. It is the photo that takes you. One must not simply take photos."
- Henri Cartier-Bresson
"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