My favourite photography quotes

In photography there is a reality so subtle that it becomes more real than reality.” – Alfred Stieglitz

Most things in life are moments of pleasure and a lifetime of embarrassment; photography is a moment of embarrassment and a lifetime of pleasure.” – Tony Benn

“You can look at a picture for a week and never think of it again. You can also look at a picture for a second and think of it all your life.” – Joan Miro

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

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

If you don’t think photos are important, wait until they’re all you have left.” – Missy Mwac

What makes photography a strange invention is that its primary raw materials are the light and time.” – John Berger

Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured foreve. It remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything.” – Aaron Siskind

We take photos as a return ticket to a moment otherwise gone.” – Katie Thurmes

One day, all your children will have are the pictures of you. Make sure you’re in them, no matter what your hair looks like, your make up, your body… They won’t care about any of that, they’ll just want to see you.” – Unknown