Best Photography Quotes To Make You Feel Inspired


Sometimes we just need a little inspiration to get our creative thoughts flowing freely. Here are some of our favorite quotes on the subject of photography.


“When people look at my pictures I want them to feel the way they do when they want to read a line of a poem twice.” - Robert Frank


"Photography is the story I fail to put into words." - Destin Sparks


"A good photograph is one that communicate a fact, touches the heart, & leaves the viewer a changed person for having seen it." - Irving Penn


"I think life is too short not to be doing something which you really believe in." - Steve McCurry


"Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others." - Jonathan Swift


“There is one thing the photography must contain, the humanity of the moment. This kind of photography is realism. But realism is not enough – there has to be vision, and the two together can make a good photograph.” - Robert Frank


“I tend to think of the act of photographing, generally speaking, as an adventure. My favorite thing is to go where I’ve never been.” - Diane Arbus


“The only photographer you should compare yourself to is the one you used to be.” - Unknown


Photography for me is not looking, it’s feeling. If you can’t feel what you’re looking at, then you’re never going to get others to feel anything when they look at your pictures.” – Don McCullin


“A good snapshot keeps a moment from running away.” – Eudora Welty


“Taking pictures is savoring life intensely every hundredth of a second.” – Mark Riboud


There are always two people in every picture: the photographer and the viewer.” – Ansel Adams