TOP10 quotes for photography lovers from Colorland

by Julia, 21 Feb 2019
Open book with three drawn cameras and the "I <3 photo" writing on its pages; cameras, lenses and films around the book lying on a mint mat on a white desk

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Colorland is not only the perfect portal to create your own, fully personalised photo products but also a place where you can find DIY inspirations and photography tips. As you probably know, our Customers are both amateur photographers and professionals and this is why we've prepared for you a post with TOP10 photography quotes. Let yourselves be inspired!

Black and white photograph showing a man in the woods throwing a camera up

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1. "Photography is the story I fail to put into words." Destin Sparks

2. "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

3. "The best thing about a picture is that it never changes, even when the people in it do." Andy Warhol

4. "Photography is an art of observation. It has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see them." Elliott Erwitt

5. "Photography is the only language that can be understood anywhere in the world." Bruno Barbey

6. "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

7. "It's one thing to make a picture of what a person looks like, it's another thing to make a portrait of who they are." Paul Caponigro

8. "When you photograph people in color, you photograph their clothes. But when you photograph people in Black and white, you photograph their souls!" Ted Grant

9. "Photographs open doors into the past, but they also allow a look into the future." Sally Mann

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

A black camera on the granite background, a photo of a building and blue sky on its screen – a photo taken from above

Now grab your camera and let’s go get it! Remember that in photography you don’t have to wait for the perfect moment – you have to make it perfect. And this is what we’re wishing you with all our hearts! Photograph things that surround you and, most of all, the people you love!

And if you need some tips on how to take winter photos like a pro, we encourage you to read two parts of our dedicated article which you can find here and here.