Quotation Explorer - 'Photograph'

He wanted to live life in such a way that if a photograph were taken at random it would be a cool photograph. Things should look right. Fun; there should be a lot of fun and no more sadness than absolutely necessary. - David Nicholls
A photograph captures a moment for eternity. - Debasish Mridha
A great photograph is one that fully expresses what one feels, in the deepest sense, about what is being photographed. - Ansel Adams
We photograph things in order to drive them out of our minds. My stories are a way of shutting my eyes. - Franz Kafka
You don't take a photograph, you make it. - Ansel Adams
I don't have a photograph, but you can have my footprints. They're upstairs in my socks. - Groucho Marx
One thing that struck me early is that you don’t put into a photograph what’s going to come out. Or, vice versa, what comes out is not what you put in. - Diane Arbus
A photograph of a woman crying tells me nothing about grief. Or a photograph of a woman ecstatic tells me nothing about ecstasy. What is the nature of these emotions? The problem with photography is that it only deals with appearances. - Duane Michals
A great photograph is a full expression of what one feels about what is being photographed in the deepest sense and is thereby a true expression of what one feels about life in its entirety. - Ansel Adams
While there is perhaps a province in which the photograph can tell us nothing more than what we see with our own eyes, there is another in which it proves to us how little our eyes permit us to see. - Dorothea Lange
Amber starts off as sap from a tree," Joseph said in the dark. "And sometimes insects get caught in it, and over millions of years the amber turns into a gemstone, but it traps the insect inside.""Oh.""A photograph is sort of like that, don't you think? - Brian Selznick
A photograph is usually looked at- seldom looked into. - Ansel Adams
They used to photograph Shirley Temple through gauze. They should photograph me through linoleum. - Tallulah Bankhead
A warm dead photograph is much livelier than a living cold reality! - Mehmet Murat ildan
A photograph is the pause button on life. - Various
Nature is beautiful in all its chaos. However, a nature photograph is beautiful only in the absence of chaos. - Mike MacDonald
Science gives an exact photograph of the world, but it lacks an essential dimension of reality. - Alija Izetbegović
All photographs are memento mori. To take a photograph is to participate in another person’s (or thing’s) mortality, vulnerability, mutability. Precisely by slicing out this moment and freezing it, all photographs testify to time’s relentless melt. - Susan Sontag
Our senses and emotions are the great source of inspiration for creating compelling and interesting art pieces (books included). Each art piece, be it a book, a song, a painting, a photograph or a product should touch our senses and evoke emotions. Emotionless art lacks purpose and interest. - Serafima
Photograph speaks every language; wisdom speaks every language; goodness speaks every language; love speaks every language! Always try to do the things that speak every language so that all will understand you! - Mehmet Murat ildan
What can the England of 1940 have in common with the England of 1840? But then, what have you in common with the child of five whose photograph your mother keeps on the mantelpiece? Nothing, except that you happen to be the same person. - George Orwell
PHOTOGRAPH, n. A picture painted by the sun without instruction in art. It is a little better than the work of an Apache, but not quite so good as that of a Cheyenne. - Ambrose Bierce
Don't become a random photograph in the eyes of friends, and even your enemies, for each glance at your face will cause a declination of value and reputation. Create value, through scarcity. - Michael Bassey Johnson
There is something particularly fascinating about seeing places you know in a piece of art - be that in a film, or a photograph, or a painting. - Sara Sheridan
A photograph is the best split-second decision one can make! - Annie O'Reilly
A photograph is a secret about a secret. The more it tells you the less you know. - Diane Arbus
A photograph captures a magical moment for the future to ponder. - Debasish Mridha
A portrait is not a likeness. The moment an emotion or fact is transformed into a photograph it is no longer a fact but an opinion. There is no such thing as inaccuracy in a photograph. All photographs are accurate. None of them is the truth. - Richard Avedon
You don't make a photograph just with a camera. You bring to the act of photography all the pictures you have seen, the books you have read, the music you have heard, the people you have loved. - Ansel Adams
There was a photograph of Trout. He was an old man with a full black beard. He looked like a frightened, aging Jesus, whose sentence to crucifixion had been commuted to imprisonment for life. - Kurt Vonnegut
I don’t have a photograph, but you can have my footprints. They’re upstairs in my socks. - Groucho Marx
A short story is a love affair, a novel is a marriage. A short story is a photograph; a novel is a film. - Lorrie Moore
But one needs to bear in mind that things are not always what they seem and, contrary to the dead stillness of a photograph, reality is in a state of perpetual flux. - Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir
I kiss her ghost, and sleep with the dust on her photograph, next to my bedside. - Anthony Liccione
Whenever I see a photograph of some sportsman grinning over his kill, I am always impressed by the striking moral and esthetic superiority of the dead animal to the live one. - Edward Abbey
When you approach something to photograph it, first be still with yourself until the object of your attention affirms your presence. Then don't leave until you have captured its essence. - Minor White
Like a forgotten old photograph, this dream will stay pressed, between the pages of a book you don’t feel like reading anymore. - Khadija Rupa
Both the grand and the intimate aspects of nature can be revealed in the expressive photograph. Both can stir enduring affirmations and discoveries, and can surely help the spectator in his search for identification with the vast world of natural beauty and wonder surrounding him. - Ansel Adams
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