Photography Quotes

Street Photography Quotes

Street photography is generally used to reflect the everyday life trends prevalent in society and is used for showing a mirror to the people. In most cases, the images that comprise street photography are considered ironic and distanced from the subject in some manner.

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Street Photography Quotes


Street Photography Quotes:


  • My photography is a reflection, which comes to life in action and leads to meditation. Spontaneity – the suspended moment – intervenes during action, in the viewfinder. – Abbas
  • There are no bad pictures; that’s just how your face looks sometimes. – Abraham Lincoln
  • I fell in love with taking pictures, wandering around finding things. To me, it feels like a kind of performance. The picture is a document of that performance. – Alec Soth
  • Anyone can shoot chaos. But the most perceptive photographers can make compelling pictures out of uninteresting moments. – Alex Tehrani
  • I only know how to approach a place by walking. For what does a street photographer do but walk and watch and wait and talk, and then watch and wait some more, trying to remain confident that the unexpected, the unknown, or the secret heat of the known awaits just around the corner. – Alex Webb
  • It is more important to click with people than to click the shutter. – Alfred Eisenstaedt
  • Photography is a reality so subtle that it becomes more real than reality. – Alfred Stieglitz
  • Photograph: a picture painted by the sun without instruction in art. – Ambrose Bierce
  • Seeing is not enough; you have to feel what you photograph. – Andre Kertesz
  • The best thing about a picture is that it never changes, even when the people in it do. – Andy Warhol
  • A thing that you see in my pictures is that I was not afraid to fall in love with these people. – Annie Leibovitz
  • Twelve significant photographs in any one year is a good crop. – Ansel Adams
  •  It’s not how a photographer looks at the world that is important. It’s their intimate relations up with it. – Antoine D’Agata
  • A photograph can be an instant of life captured for eternity that will never cease looking back at you. – Brigitte Bardot
  •  Photography is the only language that can be understood anywhere in the world. – Bruno Barbey
  • Allow yourself the freedom to step away from perfection because it is only then that you can find success. – Chase Jarvis
  • The best dreams happen when you’re awake. – Cherie Gilderbloom
  • Still, images can be moving and moving images can be still. Both meet within soundscapes. – Chien Chi Chang
  • When I use the camera, I often feel like I know part of the people or places I come in contact with. – Christophe Agou
  •  Emotion or feeling is really the only thing about pictures I find interesting. Beyond that is is just a trick. – Christopher Anderson
  • Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it. – Confucius
  • Photography has the capacity to provide images of a man and his environment that are both works of art and moments in history. – Cornell Capa
  • We are often taught to look for the beauty in all things, so in finding it, the layman asks the philosopher while the philosopher asks the photographer. – Criss Jami
  • Better to write for yourself and have no public, than to write for the public and have no self. – Cyril Connolly
  •  Don’t shoot what it looks like. Shoot what it feels like. – David Alan Harvey
  • I’ve finally figured out what’s wrong with photography. It’s a one-eyed man looking through a little ‘ole. Now, how much reality can there be in that? – David Hockney
  • Taking pictures is like tiptoeing into the kitchen late at night and stealing Oreo cookies. – Diane Arbus
  • I only use a camera like I use a toothbrush. I photograph to find out what something will look like photographed. – Garry Winogrand the job. – Don McCullin
  • The camera is an instrument that teaches people how to see without a camera. – Dorothea Lange
  • All the technique in the world doesn’t compensate for the inability to notice. – Elliott Erwitt
  • For me, pictures provide a means of holding, intensely, a moment of communication between one human and another. – Emment Gowin
  • Best wide-angle lens? Two steps backward. Look for the ‘ah-ha’. – Ernst Haas
  • A good snapshot keeps a moment from running away. – Eudora Welty
  •  If a photographer cares about the people before the lens and is compassionate, much is given. It is the photographer, not the camera, that is the instrument. – Eve Arnold
  • I have always been very interested in photography. I have looked at far more photographs than I have paintings. Because their reality is stronger than reality itself. – Francis Bacon
  • Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear. – George Addair
  • A photographer is like a cod, which produces a million eggs in order that one may reach maturity. – George Bernard Shaw
  • Light makes photography. Embrace light. Admire it. Love it. But above all, know light. Know it for all you are worth, and you will know the key to photography. – George Eastman
  • If you own an oven it does not make you a top chef. Likewise, if you own a camera, it does not make you a professional photographer. – Giles Christopher
  • I don’t care so much anymore about ‘good photography’; I am gathering evidence for history. – Gilles Peress
  • The subject matter is so much more important than the photographer. – Gordon Parks
  • A photographer is an acrobat treading the high wire of chance, trying to capture shooting stars. – Guy Le Querrec
  • I guess I’ve shot about 40,000 negatives and of these, I have about 800 pictures I like. – Harry Callahan
  • Since I’m inarticulate, I express myself with images. – Helen Levitt
  • Look, I’m not an intellectual, I just take pictures. – Helmut Newton
  • Your first 10,000 photographs are your worst. – Henri Cartier-Bresson
  • To take pictures had become a necessity and I did not want to forgo it for anything. – Inge Morath
  • A good photograph is one that communicates a fact, touches the heart and leaves the viewer a changed person for having seen it. It is, in a word, effective. – Irving Penn
  • If you are out there shooting, things will happen for you. If you’re not out there, you’ll only hear about it. – Jay Maisel
  • If you seek authenticity for authenticity’s sake you are no longer authentic. – Jean-Paul Sartre

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