Photography Quotations

Inspiration is everywhere, but sometimes nothing is more inspiring or encouraging than the words of someone who’s been there before you. It’s a quick way of passing knowledge on. Here are a stack of quotations related to photography that I found inspiring and amusing:

“You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.”
– Mark Twain

“Becoming a photographer is like becoming a prostitute, first you do it for fun, then for friends, then for money.”

“It is easy to take a picture of a person and call it a portrait. the
difficulty lies in taking a picture that makes the viewer care about a

“When you find yourself beginning to feel a bond between yourself and
the people you photograph, when you laugh and cry with their laughter
and tears, you will know you are on the right track.”

– Arthur Fellig