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A great photograph is a full expression of what one feels about what is being photographed in the deepest sense, and is, thereby, a true expression of what one feels about life in its entirety (Quote by - Ansel Adams)

A room hung with pictures is a room hung with thoughts. (Quote by - Sir Joshua Reynolds)

For me the printing process is part of the magic of photography. It's that magic that can be exciting, disappointing, rewarding and frustrating all in the same few moments in the darkroom. (Quote by - John Sexton)

Photography is my passion. (Quote by - Alfred Stieglitz)

My son does a little photography, but he's not involved the way I was. (Quote by - Kim Weston)

What I feel is that the picture-taking process, anyway a greater part of it, is an intuitive thing. You can't go out and logically plan a picture, but when you come back, reason then takes over and verifies or rejects whatever you've done. So that's why I say that reason and intuition are not in conflict--they strengthen each other. (Quote by - Wynn Bullock)

Look, I'm not an intellectual - I just take pictures (Quote by - Helmut Newton)

I took to photography like a duck to water. I never wanted to do anything else. Excitement about the subject is the voltage which pushes me over the mountain of drudgery necessary to produce the final photograph. (Quote by - Berenice Abbott)

Photography has the capacity to provide images of man and his environment that are both works of art and moments in history (Quote by - Cornell Capa)

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 (Quote by - Annie Leibovitz)

I think the best pictures are often on the edges of any situation, I don't find photo- graphing the situation nearly as interesting as photographing the edges. (Quote by - William Albert Allard)

I don't need the money I generate from photography to support myself. (Quote by - Kim Weston)

If you are not passionately devoted to an idea, you can make very pleasant pictures but they won't make you cry. (Quote by - Ruth Bernhard)

Contrast is what makes photography interesting. (Quote by - Conrad Hall)

Dodging and burning are steps to take care of mistakes God made in establishing tonal relationships. (Quote by - Ansel Adams)

I didn't want to tell the tree or weed what it was. I wanted it to tell me something and through me express its meaning in nature. (Quote by - Wynn Bullock)

All I really wanted to do was wildlife photography. (Quote by - Nigel Dennis)

Unlike any other visual image, a photograph is not a rendering, an imitation or an interpretation of its subject, but actually a trace of it. No painting or drawing, however naturalist, belongs to its subject in the way that a photograph does. (Quote by - John Berger)

Moreover, photography has made it possible to fix these images and now provides us with a permanent record of each observed spectrum, which can be measured out at any time. (Quote by - Pieter Zeeman)

I went into photography because it seemed like the perfect vehicle for commenting on the madness of today's existence. (Quote by - Robert Mapplethorpe)

There is no art which affords less opportunity to execute expression than photography. Everything is concentrated in a few seconds, when after perhaps an hours seeking, waiting, and hesitation, the photographer sees the realization of his inward vision, and in that moment he has one advantage over most arts - his medium is swift enough to record his momentary inspiration (Quote by - Sadakichi Hartmann)

When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence. (Quote by - Ansel Adams)

There will be times when you will be in the field without a camera. And, you will see the most glorious sunset or the most beautiful scene that you have ever witnessed. Don't be bitter because you can't record it. Sit down, drink it in, and enjoy it for what it is! (Quote by - DeGriff)

Any time you talk about the look of the film, it's not just the director and the director of photography. You have to include the costume designer and the production designer. (Quote by - Spike Lee)

Light makes photography. Embrace light. (Quote by - Admire it. Love it. But above all, know light Know it for all you are worth, and you will know the key to photography. (Quote by - George Eastman)

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