Photography Quotes

I found these at Better Photo as I was looking for links to post to Bewitching Vagabond tonight. I started looking for tips for beginners using scanners.

“We look at a painting to know the painter; it’s his company we are after, not his skill.” – James McNeill Whistler

“A photograph is a most important document, and there is nothing more damning to go down to posterity than a silly, foolish smile caught and fixed forever.” – Mark Twain

“You don’t take a photograph. You ask, quietly, to borrow it.” – Pentax advertisement

“Life is like a good black and white photograph, there’s black, there’s white, and lots of shades in between.” – Karl Heiner

“A good photograph is knowing where to stand.” – Ansel Adams

Practice random acts of kindness and senseless acts of beauty. – Anonymous

Senseless photographers practice random acts of beauty; intelligent photographers practice consistent acts of selflessness.

“A photograph is always invisible, it is not it that we see.” – Roland Barthes

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