Posted by Glyn Wade

The first in a series of quotes about photography. I do have others ‘in the bag’ so to speak but please feel free to submit any others you know of and/or particularly like.

‘You don’t take a photograph, you make it’ – Ansel Adams

‘If I saw something in my viewfinder that looked familiar to me, I would do something to shake it up’ – Garry Winogrand

‘Your first 10,000 photos are the worst’ –Henri Cartier-Bresson

‘Seeing and composing the beauty is what separates the snapshot from the photograph’ – Matt Hardy

‘It is more important to click with people than click the shutter’ – Alfred Eisenstadt

‘Which of my photographs is my favourite? The one I’m going to take tomorrow’ – Imogen Cunningham

‘Skill in photography is achieved by practice and not by purchase’ – Percy W Harris

‘I am not interested in rules or conventions. Photography is not a sport’ – Bill Brandt

‘What I like about photographs is they capture a moment that’s gone forever, impossible to reproduce’ – Karl Lagerfield

‘A lot of photographers think that if they buy a better camera they’ll be able to take better photographs. A better camera won’t do a thing for you if you don’t have anything in your head or in your heart’ – Arnold Newman

‘The best images are the ones that retain their strength and impact over the years, regardless of the number of times they are viewed’ – Anne Geddes