33 Most Inspirational Photography Quotes in 2022

A collection of 33 most inspirational photography quotes in 2022.


  • Your first 10,000 photographs are your worst.
    Henri Cartier-Bresson

  • Your photography is a record of your living, for anyone who really sees.
    - Paul Strand

  • If you can shoot on the street you can shoot anything.
    -Mary Ellen Mark

  • Photography to me is catching a moment which is passing, and which is true.
    - Jacques-Henri Lartigue

  • There are always two people in every photo: the photographer and the viewer.
    Ansel Adams

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

  • Black and white are the colours of photography.
    - Robert Frank

  • Most photographers are shy. It’s a way out.
    - Elliott Erwitt

  • You just have to live and life will give you pictures.
    - Henri Cartier-Bresson

  • A photograph is a secret about a secret. The more it tells you the less you know.
    Diane Arbus





  • There is one thing the photograph must contain, the humanity of the moment.
    - Robert Frank

  • Photograph: a picture painted by the sun without instruction in art.
    Ambrose Bierce
  • The camera is an instrument that teaches people how to see without a camera.
    Dorothea Lange

  • If I could tell the story in words, I wouldn’t need to lug around a camera.
    - Lewis Hine

  • What I like about photographs is that they capture a moment that’s gone forever, impossible to reproduce.
    - Karl Lagerfeld

  • Pick a theme and work it to exhaustion...the subject must be something you truly love or truly hate.
    - Dorothea Lange

  • If the photographer is interested in the people in front of his lens, and if he is compassionate, it’s already a lot. The instrument is not the camera but the photographer.
    - Eve Arnold

  • If you can’t feel what you’re looking at, then you’re never going to get others to feel anything when they look at your pictures.
    - Don McCullin

  • My passport was my camera.
    - Eve Arnold

  • Be yourself. Don't copy anybody.
    - Harry Gruyaert