38 Photography Quotes, Inspirational Words of Wisdom

38 Photography Quotes

Photography Quotes
Be inspired by our collection of photography quotes. In this day and age, we are all photographers in our own right due to the advancement in smartphone cameras and with outstanding beauty in every walk of life, it's no wonder we are all so obsessed with taking the perfect photo. So take a moment to appreciate the value of a good photo and snap up our collection of photography quotes.


  1. Photography isn't about perfection. It's about capturing images that will be pleasing to you and those you want to share the pictures with.
    Marilyn Banyai, How to Take Good Pictures
    Motivational Quotes



  2. Contrary to popular belief, greatness is not achieved by purchasing the newest camera or lens.
    Tavis Leaf Glover, Photography Composition and Design
    Inspirational Quotes



  3. At its core, photography is about capturing light.
    Phil Ebiner, Photography Masterclass
    Vision Quotes



  4. To a certain extent, photography involves being in the right place at the right time, but it really helps if you already know where the right places are and when the right time is likely to be.
    Jo Bradford, Smart Phone Smart Photography
    Knowledge Quotes



  5. In short, great photographs are never about photography but seem to be about life, and not, generally, the small things in life.
    Brooks Jensen, The Creative Life in Photography
    Life Lessons



  6. Some cultures believe that a photograph can steal your soul and they might be right since that’s the goal of a great portrait.
    Brian Smith, Secrets of Great Portrait Photography
    Creativity Quotes



  7. ...may your photos reflect your beauty and the beauty in those you love in a way you never thought possible.
    A. R. Knight, Smartphone Photography
    Beauty Quotes



  8. Photography is not what’s important. It’s seeing. The camera, film, even pictures, are not important.
    Algimantas Kezys
    Meaningful



  9. Yet when properly conceived and conducted, photography can accomplish much that is positive.
    Howard Zehr, Little Book of Contemplative Photography
    Accomplishment



  10. Photography has altered and shaped the path of my life like a close friend and mentor would, encouraging and challenging me, pushing me on to new heights.
    Rachel Lerch, This Side of the Lens
    Challange



  11. It takes years of practice, but modern cameras are so technically foolproof it’s tempting to think that you can pick up a camera and make great photographs from the get-go.
    Bob Holmes, Advancing Your Photography
    Practice



  12. There is a natural cycle to photography, as there is to all parts of life.
    Marc Silber; Advancing Your Photography
    Life



  13. One of the things most photographers will tell you is that they love photography because it allows the photographer to incorporate so many other fields of study.
    D. James Smith, Photography
    Love



  14. It was not until the birth of my first child that I entered the world of family photography, my children being the best motivation to read books, take courses and practice.
    Hector M.Melendez, The Art of Family Photography
    Children



  15. It’s worth noting that there is much money to be made with photography these days since all websites websites have a need for pictures and picture suppliers simply can’t get enough.
    Dwayne Brown, Photography
    Wealth



  16. It’s easy to delete extra pictures, but it’s impossible to recreate a moment.
    Tony Northrup, How to Create Stunning Digital Photography
    Learning



  17. Practice, practice, and more of practice creates perfection.
    Elalaoui Youssef, Settings for Studio Photography
    Transformation



  18. There are many different ways that we might see and feel about the world, and they lead to different pictures and styles.
    Helmut Mohelsky, Seeing with Your Own Eyes
    Feeling



  19. The good news is, like any skill, the more you put into learning and practicing, the greater the improvement you’ll see...
    Tim Boyer, Learn the Art of Bird Photography
    Clever



  20. Photography is about personal vision.
    Jennifer Wu; James Martin, Photography Night Sky
    Short Quotes



  21. The world needs more colour, more bright shades. Clear away the grey skies with this bright cheerful splash of colour, photographs to take your breath away and put some much-needed colour into your life.
    G. S. Parker, Colour Me: Volume 4
    Depression



  22. Photography is a way to share the world and my life with all those who see my images—to share my joys, my pain, my love, my emotion, my travels and the way I “see" life as it happens around me.
    David McKay, Photography Demystified
    Pain



  23. A good photographer isn’t someone who knows a lot about photography, but someone who goes out and takes pictures, learning from experience as they go along.
    Graham Gawthorpe, My iPhone and i
    Experience



  24. I am pleased to see the look of joy and satisfaction on my students' faces when they capture those once in a lifetime moments in the lives of their children and families, or when they make a beautiful portrait of a friend.
    Ron Nichols, Picture-Taking for Moms & Dads
    Joy



  25. My camera has taken me all over the world but, much more than that, it has taken me into myself and allowed me to share what I am feeling.
    George Lange, The Unforgettable Photograph
    Travel



  26. More than your money, photography requires sincere passion. With sincere passion for the art alone, everything else will follow, and will drive you to your success.
    James Stanfield, Photography
    Passion



  27. Everyone has room to grow and improve. If you haven’t had any training in photography or artistic composition, you’re probably not seeing the potential great photos right in front of you.
    Troy A. Hill, Learning to See Better Vacation Photos
    Growth



  28. As photographers, we are confronted each and every day with a wide array of choices.
    Harold Davis, Creative Black and White
    Choices



  29. Like you, I love photography for its own merits, and I view technology as just another tool to help me get the images I see in my mind’s eye.
    David D. Busch, Sony Alpha a7R IV Guide to Digital Photography
    Life And Love



  30. Photography envelops science, art, application and practice.
    Jonathan Cooper, Photography
    Moving Forward



  31. A home-based wedding photography business is an easy choice for those who enjoy being creative and have a passion for taking pictures.
    Kristen Jensen, How to Start a Home-based Wedding Photography Business
    Wedding



  32. But to me, well, beauty is absolute realism, of what is there in truth. Most every painting I have ever seen as too much of what I call "fuzz and blur and obfuscation".
    Archimedes Plutonium, Science of Art, pictures, painting, visual graphics, camera photography, movie camera, computer images
    Art



  33. When I see old photos of me on the beach I don't look too bad... but it's hard trying to breathe in for such a long time when I spot the photographers!
    Gary Lineker
    Beach



  34. On his seventy-fifth birthday a photographer said: "I hope, sir, that I will shoot your picture on your hundredth birthday." Churchill answered: "I don't see why not, young man. You look reasonably fit and healthy."
    William Manchester, The Last Lion Winston Churchill Quotes
    Funny Sayings



  35. Photos can capture our memories in print, but our memories are always with us in our minds. So as you start this day make positive memories to store away.
    Catherine Pulsifer
    Memory



  36. Basketball is like photography, if you don't focus, all you have is the negative.
    Dan Frisby
    Basketball



  37. We do not effectively communicate in one sphere just as we can't enjoy the tremendous beauty of a scene by simply looking at a photograph.
    Byron Pulsifer,
    Motivational Musings



  38. For every cry there is a hug, For every tickle a laugh. For every song there is a dance, Great memories in photographs.
    Julie Hebert, Supermom
    Mothers Day Poems


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