Photograph Related Quotes



A woman can be very beautiful and an ideal model and she will photograph incredibly well, but she'll appear in film and it won't work. What works is some fusion of physical beauty with some mental field or whatever you call it. I don't know.

Oliver Stone

#Fusion #Photograph


A photograph acquires something of the dignity which it ordinarily lacks when it ceases to be a reproduction of reality and shows us things that no longer exist.

Marcel Proust

#Acquires #Dignity #Photograph #Reproduction


When we find a fossil, we mark it. Today, we've got great technology: we have GPS. We mark it with a GPS fix, and we also take a digital photograph of the specimen, so we could essentially put it back on the surface, exactly where we found it.

Louise Leakey

#Fossil #Photograph


“A true photograph need not be explained, nor can it be contained in words.”

Ansel Adams

#Nor #Photograph #Words


I like to capture moments. It's like a photograph. Ten years from now you look at the photograph and you don't remember it but rather the whole week or month around the photo.

Keren Ann

#Capture #Photo #Photograph


In almost every photograph I have ever made, there is something I would do to complete it. I take that to be the spirit hole or the deliberate mistake that's in a Navajo rug to not be godlike, but to be human.

Sam Abell

#Deliberate #Hole #Photograph #Rug


Great claims are being made for the photograph as truth. We are showing you things, we show you the war. I say you can't actually. The camera can't.

David Hockney

#Camera #Great Things #Photograph


When I paint from a photograph, conscious thinking is eliminated. I don't know what I am doing. My work is far closer to the Informel than to any kind of 'realism'. The photograph has an abstraction of its own, which is not easy to see through.

Gerhard Richter

#Eliminated #Photograph


The thing about photography is, some people surround themselves with extremely strong subject matter. And unless you're a moron, you're going to get a really strong photograph.

Andy Summers

#Photograph #Surround


I don't care how you photograph - use the kitchen mop if you must, but if the product is not true to the laws of photography... you have produced something that is dead. (1923)

Paul Strand

#Photograph #Produced