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There are many thousands of quotes by the great photographers of the world. A few quotes noted here are by authors unknown. A number of them are by Ansel Adams, a master and personal favorite.

If you feel a vibration, it might be the words resonating. Enjoy.

Here are some favorite quotes:

The photograph itself doesn’t interest me.  I want only to capture a minute part of reality.
~Henri Cartier Bresson

I’m not a particularly verbose person.  I think that’s why I like taking pictures… they speak for themselves.
~Jeb Dickerson

I never question what to do, it tells me what to do.  The photographs make themselves with my help.
~Ruth Bernhard

The goal is not to change your subjects, but for the subject to change the photographer.
~Author Unknown

The camera can photograph thought.
~Dirk Bogarde

Often while traveling with a camera we arrive just as the sun slips over the horizon of a moment, too late to expose film, only time enough to expose our hearts.
~Minor White

A photograph is usually looked at – seldom looked into.
~Ansel Adams

A good photograph is knowing where to stand.
~Ansel Adams

There are no rules for good photographs, there are only good photographs.
~Ansel Adams

Twelve significant photographs in any one year is a good crop.
~Ansel Adams

You don’t take a photograph, you make it.
~Ansel Adams

I really believe there are things nobody would see if I didn’t photograph them.
~ Diane Arbus

My favorite thing is to go where I’ve never been.
~ Diane Arbus

The thing that’s important to know is that you never know. You’re always sort of feeling your way.
~ Diane Arbus

One photo out of focus is a mistake, ten photo out of focus are an experimentation, one hundred photo out of focus are a style.
~Author Unknown

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