215+ Best Photography Quotes

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In this post, you’ll find every the very best photography quotes.

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These are the quotes by famous photographers that you can use for your Instagram or other social media posts.

Let’s get inspired.

Best and Inspirational Photography Quotes

  • “Your first 10,000 photographs are your worst.”
    Henri Cartier Bresson
  • “The camera is a mirror with a memory, but it cannot think.”
    Arnold Newman
  • “If a day goes by without my doing something related to photography, it’s as though I’ve neglected something essential to my existence, as though I had forgotten to wake up.”
    Robert Mapplethorpe
  • “Photography is a love affair with life.”
    Burk Uzzle
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  • “I find it some of the hardest photography and the most challenging photography I’ve ever done. It’s a real challenge to work with the natural features and the natural light.”
    Galen Rowell
  • “Do not look for signs. Do not look for experiences. Do not be so complicated. Become like a child. See everything with awe.”
    Robert Adams
  • “Photography helps people to see.”
    Berenice Abbott
  • “We don’t take pictures with cameras, we take them with our hearts and minds.”
    Arnold Newman
  • “I think of photography like therapy.”
    Harry Gruyaert
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  • “Beauty can be seen in all things.”
    Matt Hardy
  • “The whole point of taking pictures is so that you don’t have to explain things with words.”
    Elliott Erwitt
  • “To me, pictures are about memory.”
    Joe McNally
  • “I don’t trust words. I trust pictures.”
    Gilles Peress
  • “Everyone takes pictures, so you need to have your own opinion.”
    René Burri
  • “The pictures are there, and you just take them.”
    Robert Capa
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  • “With photography a new language has been created. Now for the first time it is possible to express reality by reality. We can look at an impression as long as we wish, we can delve into it and, so to speak, renew past experiences at will.”
    Ernst Haas
  • “I was poor. When you’re poor you work, and when you’re rich you expect somebody to hand it to you. So I think being reasonably poor is very good for people.”
    Imogen Cunningham
  • “Photography is the story I fail to put into words.”
    Destin Sparks
  • “Take nothing but pictures, leave nothing but footprints, kill nothing but time.”
  • “In photography, there are no shadows that cannot be illuminated.”
    August Sander
  • “The only burden you have ever had is your mind.”
    Robert Adams
  • “And most of my early pictures failed but about one in a 100 somehow looked better than what I saw.”
    Galen Rowell
  • “For me, the camera is a sketch book, an instrument of intuition and spontaneity.”
    Henri Cartier Bresson
  • “The picture is good or not from the moment it was caught in the camera.”
    Henri Cartier Bresson
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  • “The best pictures differentiate themselves by nuances…a tiny relationship  either a harmony or a disharmony  that creates a picture.”
    Ernst Haas
  • “There are almost too many possibilities. Photography is in direct proportion with our time: multiple, faster, instant. Because it is so easy, it will be more difficult.”
    Ernst Haas
  • “I am interested in the relationships and play between an unfamiliar picture/object context and the familiar photographic image.”
    Robert Heinecken
  • “It is very difficult to make the ideas in my head come to life, but what is harder is making them look effortless.”
    Tim Walker
  • “Which of my photographs is my favorite? The one I’m going to take tomorrow.”
    Imogen Cunningham
  • “Everybody who does anything for the public can be criticized. There’s always someone who doesn’t like it.”
    Imogen Cunningham
  • “A lot of photographers think that if they buy a better camera they’ll be able to take better photographs. A better camera won’t do a thing for you if you don’t have anything in your head or in your heart.”
    Arnold Newman
  • “Photography is an immediate reaction, drawing is a meditation.”
    Henri CartierBresson
  • “Look deep into nature and then you will understand everything better.”
    Albert Einstein
  • “We can write the new chapters in a visual language whose prose and poetry will need no translation.”
    Ernst Haas
  • “The camera’s not a camera, really. It’s an open door we need to walk through. It’s up to us to keep moving our feet.”
    Joe McNally
  • “The photograph… is not a picture of something, but is an object about something.”
    Robert Heinecken
  • “The eye should learn to listen before it looks.”
    Robert Frank
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  • “When people look at my pictures I want them to feel the way they do when they want to read a line of a poem twice.”
    Robert Frank
  • “With photography, you zero in; you put a lot of energy into short moments, and then you go on to the next thing.”
    Robert Mapplethorpe
  • “A camera is a SAVE button for the mind’s eye.”
    Roger Kingston
  • “I lived and grew up in the black and white period of photojournalism.”
    René Burri
  • “One of these days, I’m going to publish a book of all the pictures I did not take. It is going to be a huge hit.”
    René Burri
  • “Everywhere is something which could be beautiful. You must only to see and to know what and how to take off, to crop from the infinity. Abstract, fine art, nature, landscape, and portrait photography.”
    Florin Constantinescu
  • “Media today is even more black and white, then early photography ever was.”
  • “Photography can never grow up if it imitates some other medium. It has to walk alone; it has to be itself.”
    Berenice Abbott

Landscape Photography Quotes

Landscape photography is without a doubt one of the most popular types of photography. Not only it’s the easiest one to start with, but it’s also extremely fulfilling and for some even meditative.

What is more, you can learn a lot from quotes. You won’t get any technical knowledge, but adopting the right mindset is even more powerful.

  • “I almost never set out to photograph a landscape, nor do I think of my camera as a means of recording a mountain or an animal unless I absolutely need a ‘record shot’. My first thought is always of light.”
    Galen Rowell
  • “A lot of people think that when you have grand scenery, such as you have in Yosemite, that photography must be easy.”
    Galen Rowell
  • “We rely, I think, on landscape photography to make intelligible to us what we already know.”
    Robert Adams
  • “We mountaineers always live with the feeling that we came on the scene too late.”
    Galen Rowell
  • “Photography is a calling that requires vigilance and alertness for that moment in time that only occurs once.”
    Caroline Mueller
  • “The best view comes after the hardest climb.”
  • “Don’t pack up your camera until you’ve left the location.”
    Joe McNally
  • “I think landscape photography, in general, is somewhat undervalued.”
    Galen Rowell
  • “Everybody now has a camera, whether it is a professional instrument or just part of a phone. Landscape photography is a pastime enjoyed by more and more. Getting it right is not an issue. It is difficult to make a mistake with the sophisticated technology we now have. Making a personal and creative image is a far greater challenge.”
    Michael Kenna
  • “Today, I’m very careful not to mention very specific locations when I write or give captions.”
    Galen Rowell
  • “You only get one sunrise and one sunset a day, and you only get so many days on the planet. A good photographer does the math and doesn’t waste either.”
    Galen Rowell

Portrait Photography Quotes

  • “I’m very particular who I work with. I’m not interested in portraying women with a cliched, generic look. I’m interested in a model who I can take a portrait of.”
    Tim Walker
  • “In photography, the smallest thing can be a great subject. The little, human detail can become a Leitmotiv.”
    Henri Cartier Bresson
  • “A photograph is a secret about a secret. The more it tells you the less you know.”
    Diane Arbus
  • “Photography is the art of frozen time… the ability to store emotion and feelings within a frame.”
  • “When a silhouette or shape is as beautiful as it is functional and relevant, that’s true luxury.”
    Reed Krakoff
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  • “Your aim as a photographer is to get a picture of that person that means something. Portraits aren’t fantasies; they need to tell a truth.”
    Tim Walker
  • “A woman said to me when she first sat down, You’re photographing the wrong side of my face. I said, Oh, is there one?”
    Imogen Cunningham
  • “I know the world that I am painting is not a reality. It is a whim, an entertainment to provoke something in people, whether as escapism or relief. I think that is very valid.”
    Tim Walker
  • “A landscape image cuts across all political and national boundaries, it transcends the constraints of language and culture.”
    Charlie Waite
  • “There is no question that photography has played a major role in the environmental movement.”
    Galen Rowell
  • “What I look for in pictures I take: eyes, hands, head tilt, body language, background and use of space.”
    Caroline Mueller
  • “It seems to me that no one picture can ever be a final summation of a personality. There are so many facets in every human being that it is impossible to present them all in one photograph.”
    Arnold Newman
  • “A photographer must always work with the greatest respect for his subject and in terms of his own point of view.”
    Henri CartierBresson
  • “There are two kinds of photographers: those who compose pictures and those who take them. The former work in studios. For the latter, the studio is the world…. For them, the ordinary doesn’t exist: every thing in life is a source of nourishment.”
    Ernst Haas
  • “You have to raise the bar. Give yourself a challenge. Ask yourself, ‘How can one make the impossible materialise?”
    Tim Walker
  • “The thing that’s fascinating about portraiture is that nobody is alike.”
    Imogen Cunningham
  • “A portrait isn’t a fact but an opinion – an occasion rather than a truth.”
    Richard Avedon
  • “In a portrait, I’m looking for the silence in somebody.”
    Henri Cartier-Bresson
  • “Really good portraiture is a two-way street where someone is throwing little gems out and you’re grabbing them. Very few people have a 100 percent fluency in being able to do this… this kind of magical reaction with a camera.”
    Albert Watson
  • “When a portrait evokes a feeling, then you’ve got something. Technique isn’t really important. What I want is a believable moment.”
    Bert Stern
  • “For me, a portrait is something from which you feel the person, their inner quality, what it is that makes them who they are. For instance, in the hand of the Dalai Lama donning his prayer beads in the window light; you feel his spirituality, his sense of presence. Frequently, the most interesting people to photograph are elderly. George Wallace, Bukowski, William Burroughs, Rauschenberg, Mandela. They’ve lived their lives. It’s all in their face, and it shows.”
    Herb Ritts
  • “A good portrait ought to tell something of the subject’s past and suggest something of his future.”
    Bill Brandt
  • “When a portrait evokes a feeling, then you’ve got something. Technique isn’t really important. What I want is a believable moment.”
    Bert Stern
  • “When I take a black-and-white portrait, it’s not particularly meant to please you. It’s meant to talk to you; it’s meant to shame you. It’s meant to scream out at you, and it has a message.”
    Don McCullin
  • “I feel more and more, that it is about photographing this “magic space”, situated between the photographer and the subject he’s photographing and not about the “architecture” of faces.”
    Peter Lindbergh
  • “Photography deals exquisitely with appearances, but nothing is what it appears to be.”
    Duane Michals

Ansel Adams Photography Quotes

Ansel Adam was an American landscape photographer known for his black and white images of the American West. In 1980, he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom for his works as an environmentalist.

He is one of the most quoted landscape photographers ever. But why? One could argue that he didn’t become famous due to his incredible photographs, which some even see as “boring”, but rather because he set landscape photography systems for controlled methods that yield predictable results.

Ansel shared his knowledge and information with the world, that why this subsection is devoted to him, so we can give something back by devoting a full subsection of photography quotes to him.

  • “Twelve significant photographs in any one year is a good crop.”
    Ansel Adams
  • “You don’t take a photograph, you make it.”
    Ansel Adams
  • “A great photograph is one that fully expresses what one feels, in the deepest sense, about what is being photographed.”
    Ansel Adams
  • “When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence.”
    Ansel Adams
  • “A good photography is knowing where to stand.”
    Ansel Adams
  • “The single most important component of a camera is the twelve inches behind it.”
    Ansel Adams
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  • “A true photograph need not be explained, nor can it be contained in words.”
    Ansel Adams
  • “There’s a lot we can learn from Ansel’s landscape photography quotes. We just need to listen.”
    Ansel Adams
  • “Landscape photography is the supreme test of the photographer  and often the supreme disappointment.”
    Ansel Adams
  • “Not everybody trusts paintings, but people believe photographs.”
    Ansel Adams
  • “There are no rules for good photographs, there are only good photographs.”
    Ansel Adams
  • “Photography is more than a medium for factual communication of ideas. It is a creative art.”
    Ansel Adams

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  • “Photography, as we all know, is not real at all. It is an illusion of reality with which we create our own private world.”
    Arnold Newman
  • “It is an illusion that photos are made with the camera… they are made with the eye, heart and head.”
    Henri CartierBresson
  • “Beauty can be seen in all things, seeing and composing the beauty is what separates the snapshot from the photograph.”
    Matt Hardy
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  • “Visual ideas combined with technology combined with personal interpretation equals photography. Each must hold its own; if it doesn’t, the thing collapses.”
    Arnold Newman
  • “The camera doesn’t make a bit of difference. All of them can record what you are seeing. But, you have to SEE.”
    Ernst Haas
  • “The formula for doing a good job in photography is to think like a poet.”
    Imogen Cunningham
  • “The more pictures you see, the better you are as a photographer.”
    Robert Mapplethorpe
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  • “A camera is a tool for learning how to see without a camera.”
    Dorothea Lange
  • “I began to realize that the camera sees the world differently than the human eye and that sometimes those differences can make a photograph more powerful than what you actually observed.”
    Galen Rowell
  • “For most people to be happy, there has to be a person, place, or thing involved in their happiness. In true happiness, there are no things involved. It’s a natural state. You will abide in that state forever.”
    Robert Adams
  • “I am not interested in shooting new things  I am interested to see things new.”
    Ernst Haas
  • “There is a vast difference between taking a picture and making a photograph.”
    Robert Heinecken
  • “I don’t believe in originality. You take inspiration from whatever moves you and you find your voice in those things.”
    Tim Walker
  • “Only photograph what you love.”
    Tim Walker
  • “A career in photography is a journey without a destination.”
    Joe McNally
  • “There is only you and your camera. The limitations in your photography are in yourself, for what we see is what we are.”
    Ernst Haas
  • “If you’re not having fun, your pictures will reflect that.”
    Joe McNally
  • “The secret to peace of mind is to not identify with anything other than your true self.”
    Robert Adams
  • “If you are truly successful in capturing the pulse of life, then you can speak of a good photograph.”
    René Burri
  • “Once photography enters your bloodstream, it’s like a disease.”
  • “When I have a camera in my hand, I know no fear.”
    Alfred Eisenstaedt
  • “Skill in photography is acquired by practice, not by purchase.”

Funny Photography Quotes

  • “Photographers are violent people. First, they frame you, then they shoot you, then they hang you on the wall. “
  • “I’ve taken up photography because it’s the only hobby where you can shoot people and cut their heads off without going to jail.”
  • “Be kind to your photographer. They power of editing is in their hand.”
  • “Those who call themselves art photographers are pompous, arrogant egoists.”
    Arnold Newman
  • “Of course it’s all luck.”
    Henri CartierBresson
  • “Best wideangle lens? Two steps backward. Look for the ‘ahha’.”
    Ernst Haas
  • “I don’t talk about success. I don’t know what it is. Wait until I’m dead.”
    Imogen Cunningham
  • “The most important piece of equipment in your bag is your attitude.”
    Joe McNally
  • “I don’t care what you do with that negative, you can retouch it, you can spit on it, you can grind it underfoot. The only thing that matters is if it is honest. If [the picture] is honest, you and everybody can tell. If it is dishonest, you and everybody can tell.”
    Arnold Newman
  • “We cannot empty the mind by thinking. Only by observation.”
    Robert Adams
  • “If your pictures are not good enough then you’re not close enough.”
    Robert Capa
  • “People say photographers don’t lie, mine do.”
    David LaChapelle
  • “Oh, you added Instagram filters and cropped my photos before sharing them? Greet.”
  • “Back off, I’m a photographer. No wait, stay right here. Now turn a little left. Turn your face toward the sun. Tilt you chin down. A little more. A little more. Now up. Okay. Just hold that position. The light should be perfect. In just a couple of minutes.”
  • “How to irritate your photographer? Ask to see each shot immediately after it’s taken.”
  • “Your camera takes really nice pictures. Thanks, I taught it everything it knows.”

Fashion Photography Quotes

  • “I’ve never been in love with fashion, actually; trends and catwalks don’t interest me. I love clothes; I love them historically and currently. They represent a spirit of the times and the zeitgeist.”
    Tim Walker
  • “When you think of fashion photography, it’s a dream. It’s like we all want to be those women. We want to wear those dresses.”
    Stella McCartney
  • “I never considered myself a fashion photographer. I’ve never really been interested in fashion. The reason I did fashion was that I liked what was in the frocks.”
    David Bailey
  • “Fashion is about who you want to be, not who you are, it’s therefore artificial… it’s funny and it’s sad and it’s a little crazy. But I would want those elements to be in any photograph I took.”
    Richard Avedon
  • “Fashion is the opposite of the real, its worst enemy. Fashion photography is subversive; it makes you believe everything is true, whereas this could not be more false. It is the opposite of a mirror, a deformation.”
    Patrick Demarchelier
  • “I love beautiful women. I love to show their personality, their sexuality. There’s a fashion side to my erotic pictures: I love beautiful shoes and jewellery. But the erotic work I do is too daring and provocative for a fashion magazine. It’s more fun, and if you have the right girl who likes it, more exciting, too. It’s fashion photography, but with fewer clothes..”
    Ellen von Unwerth
  • “What I find interesting is working in a society with certain taboos and fashion photography is about that kind of society. To have taboos, then to get around them that is interesting.”
    Helmut Newton
  • “Fashion is about who you want to be, not who you are, it’s therefore artificial… it’s funny and it’s sad and it’s a little crazy. But I would want those elements to be in any photograph I took.”
    Richard Avedon
  • “I like to photograph anyone before they know what their best angles are.”
    Ellen von Unwerth
  • “I always like to meet the people I’m going to photograph. I need to have a conversation. I need to feel a vibe. I need to see what’s going on in the person. I’m not just interested in physical beauty. I really need a personality.”
    Mario Sorrenti
  • “I didn’t try and do fashion pictures. I tried to do portraits of girls wearing dresses.”
    David Bailey
  • “Never pose your subjects. Let them move about naturally… All great photographs today are snapshots.”
    Martin Muncaski
  • “I began trying to create an out-of-focus world – a heightened reality better than real, that suggests, rather than tells you.”
    Richard Avedon
  • “I have an instinct for finding the odd location, the dismissed face, the eerie atmosphere, the oppressed mood.”
    Deborah Lou Turbeville
  • “A photographer without a magazine behind him is like a farmer without fields.”
    Norman Parkinson
  • “At the end of the day, photography is ninety-nine percent business, connections, and politics and one percent creativity.”
  • “The average fashion photographer is like a wedding photographer to me – they just do the same old thing.”
    David Bailey
  • “A good editor, a good stylist, and a good model are what makes a good fashion photograph. That and having a good rapport with your subject. If they’re comfortable with you, they’ll be comfortable in front of your camera.”
    Arthur Elgort
  • “Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary.”
    Cecil Beaton

Candid Photography Quotes

  • “A photograph is a moment  when you press the button, it will never come back.”
    René Burri
  • “Taking an image, freezing a moment, reveals how rich reality truly is.”
  • “You don’t take pictures; the good ones happen to you.”
    Ernst Haas
  • “My photography is the result of being there at the right moment.”
    René Burri
  • “I often wished I could capture and share the sudden moments of beauty that I would see all around me.”
    Caroline Mueller
  • “Photographers deal in things which are continually vanishing and when they have vanished there is no contrivance on earth which can make them come back again.”
    Henri Cartier Bresson
  • “You just have to live and life will give you pictures.”
    Henri Cartier Bresson
  • “Above all, I craved to seize the whole essence, in the confines of one single photograph, of some situation that was in the process of unrolling itself before my eyes.”
    Henri Cartier Bresson
  • “I like capturing stuff that is disappearing that’s the point of photography. What I am photographing is an imaginary place that never existed, but is connected to something that has already been.”
    Tim Walker
  • “Thinking should be done before and after, not during photographing.”
    Henri Cartier Bresson
  • “Photography is pretty simple stuff. You just reach to what you see, and take many, many picture.”
    Elliott Erwitt

Family Photography Quotes

  • “If you don’t think photos are important, wait until they’re all you have left.”
    Missy Mwac
  • ” The best thing about a picture is that it never changes, even when the people in it do.”
    Andy Warhol
  • “If we want our pictures + stories to really mean something, to serve a real purpose, then we have to give them better attention, more often.”
    Marie Masse
  • “… because every picture tells a story.”
  • “No, you don’t have to all wear the same color shirts with khakis for your family pictures.”
  • “Every picture has a story to tell.”
  • “Family means no one gets left behind or forgotten.”
    George Bernard Shaw
  • “What I like about photographs is that they capture a moment’s that’s gone forver, impossible to reproduce.”
    Karl Iagerfeld
  • “First we had each other. Then we had you. Now we have everything.”

Kids Photography Quotes

  • “When people ask me what equipment I use – I tell them my eyes.”
  • “Please excuse the mess, the children are making memories.”
    Caroline Hogeveen
  • “You don’t know what unconditional love is. You may say you do, but if you don’t have a child, you don’t know what that is. But when you experience it, it is the most fulfilling ever.”
    Regina King
  • “To me there is no picture so beautiful as smiling, bright-eyed, happy children; no music so sweet as their clear and ringing laughter.”
    PT Barnum
  • “Cherish your children… for they are the footprints you will leave behind.”
    Taylor Evan Fulks
  • “You are worried about seeing him spend his early years in doing nothing. What! Is it nothing to be happy? Nothing to skip, play, and run around all day long? Never in his life will he be so busy again.”
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau
  • ” Children find everything in nothing; men find nothing in everything.”
    Giacomo Leopardi

Food Photography Quotes

  • “Humor keeps us alive. Humor and food. Don’t forget the food. You can go for a week without laughing.”
    Joss Whedon
  • “My wife and I tried to breakfast together, but we had to stop or our marriage would have been wrecked.”
    Winston S. Churchill
  • “All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.”
    Charles M. Schulz
  • ” The main facts in human life are five: birth, food, sleep, love, and death.”
    E. M. Forster
  • “When I give food to the poor, they call me a saint. When I ask why the poor have no food, they call me a communist.”
    Dom Helder Camara
  • “Cooking is at once child’s play and adult joy. And cooking done with care is an act of love.”
    Craig Claiborne
  • “Laughter is brightest when food is best.”
  • “I love photography, I love food, and I love travelling, and to put those three things together would jsut be the ultimate dream.”
    Jamie Chung
  • “I prefer natural makeup … in my everday life. The same goes for my food styling makeup.”
  • “I’m in relationship with food. Sorry!”
  • “Cooking is at once child’s play and adult joy. And cooking done with care is an act of love. “
    Craig Claiborne
  • “Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.”
    Michael Pollan
  • “No one who cooks cooks alone. Even at her most solitary, a cook in the kitchen is surrounded by generations of cooks past, the advice, and menus of cooks present, the wisdom of cookbook writers.”
    Laurie Colwin
  • “I am not a glutton – I am an explorer of food.”
    Erma Bombeck
  • “If this is coffee, please bring me some tea; but if this is tea, please bring me some coffee.”
    Abraham Lincoln
  • “The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for thirty years she served the family nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found.”
    Calvin Trillin
  • “Art isn’t a result, it’s a journey.”
    Seth Godin

Wedding Photography Quotes

  • “Just remember… The cake gets eaten, the flower will die, but the wedding photos wil last forever.”
  • ” The people who hire me as a wedding photographer hire me not just because of my photographic style, they hire me because of the style of my personality. My style and personality match, so they know they’re getting a genuine style.”
    Jared Platt
  • ” I believe photographers should shoot what they want, not shoot what they get.”
    Roberto Valenzuela
  • ” Wherever the center of the light source is, you want that to be a little bit above the center of the couple’s eyes – something magical happens when you do this.”
    Zach and Jody Gray
  • ” How do we start taking pictures of people, and stop taking pictures of poses?.”
    Justin and Mary Marantz
  • ” With creating, we are literally bringing something into existence that didn’t exist before.”
    Montana Dennis

Travel Photography Quotes

  • “No place is boring if you had a good night’s sleep and a pocket full of unexposed film.”
    Robert Adams
  • ” My life is shaped by the urgent need to wander and observe, and my camera is my passport.”
    Steve McCurry
  • “Photography is a form of time travel.”
    Neil DeGrasse Tyson
  • “Travel becomes a strategy for accumulating photographs.”
    Susan Sontag
  • ” Not all those who wander are lost.”
    J.R.R. Tolkien
  • ” The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.”
    Marcel Proust
  • ” Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.”
    Helen Keller
  • “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but having new eyes.”
    Marcel Proust
  • ” Take only memories, leave only footprints.”
    Chief Seattle
  • “Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.”
    Ibn Battuta
  • ” Travel makes one modest, you see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.”
    Gustave Flaubert
  • “Great things never came from comfort zones.”
  • “Travel is glamorous only in retrospect.”
    Paul Theroux
  • “Don’t listen to what they say, go see.”
    Chinese Proverb
  • “Never go on trips with anyone you do ntot love.”
  • “Collect moments. Not things.”
    April Peerless
  • “Like all great travellers, I have seen more than I remember and remember more than I have seen.”
    Benjamin Disraeli
  • “Climb the mountain so you can see the world, not so the world can see you.”
    David McCullough

More about best photography quotes

What is the best quote ever?

The best quote ever is by the brilliant Albert Einstein, “Look deep into nature and then you will understand everything better.” This simple yet powerful quote answers virtually every question.

What is the best inspirational quote of all time?

It depends on what motivates you, but for me, the best inspirational quote is, “Climb the mountain so you can see the world, not so the world can see you.”. It’s both humbling and honest at the same time.

What is the most motivational quote ever?

Motivational quotes should give you new energy to get back to work or whatever your goal is. Therefore, the most motivational quote ever might be, “Beauty can be seen in all things.” by Matt Hardy.

What is the most beautiful quote?

A quote by Robert Adams, “Do not look for signs. Do not look for experiences. Do not be so complicated. Become like a child. See everything with awe.” is one of the most beautiful quotes. It emphasises that we should sometimes observe the world through the eyes of a child.

Need more inspiration?

We can agree that inspiration quotes give you extra motivation to take photos, but they also make great captions. If you want to create your own beautiful quote graphics, I highly recommend Canva. It’s an awesome platform and super easy to use. Honestly, I used it to create quote images in this blog post.

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Matic Broz is a multifaceted creative professional, with experience as a photographer, graphic designer, and business owner. He has a decade of experience in helping other creatives improve their craft and start their own businesses. His writing and research have been featured in notable publications such as The Guardian, PetaPixel, and USA Today. Additionally, his scientific research has been recognized with a cover feature in the prestigious MDPI-owned journal. In his leisure time, he enjoys photography, hiking, and spending time with dogs. Read more

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