Inspirational Photography Quotes – Perception

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  1. “It takes a lot of imagination to be a good photographer. You need less imagination to be a painter because you can invent things. But in photography everything is so ordinary; it takes a lot of looking before you learn to see the extraordinary.” – David Bailey
  2. “Photography is a way of putting distance between myself and the work which sometimes helps me to see more clearly what it is that I have made.” – Andy Goldsworthy
  3. “The difference in “seeing” between the eye and the lens should make it obvious that a photographer who merely points his camera at an appealing subject and expects to get an appealing picture in return, may be headed for a disappointment.” – Andreas Feininger
  4. “One of the biggest mistakes a photographer can make is to look at the real world and cling to the vain hope that next time his film will somehow bear a closer resemblance to it… If we limit our vision to the real world, we will forever be fighting on the minus side of things, working only to make our photographs equal to what we see out there, but no better.” – Galen Rowell
  5. “Not everybody trusts paintings but people believe photographs.” – Ansel Adams
  6. “It’s amazing how you can create your own little world in the camera.” – Trevor Dayley
  7. “Photography is a small voice, at best, but sometimes one photograph, or a group of them, can lure our sense of awareness.” – W. Eugene Smith
  8. “Vision is the true creative rhythm.” – Robert Delaunay
  9. “Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.” – Edgar Degas
  10. “If the vision is strong enough, and your goals are steady, and you believe, pretty soon you bring other people with you.” – Mike Rounds

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