Capturing A Moment Photography Quotes

Capturing A Moment Photography Quotes by Paul Caponigro, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Karl Lagerfeld, Aaron Siskind, Linda McCartney, Diane Arbus and many others.

It's one thing to make a picture of what a person looks

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
To photograph is to hold one’s breath, when all faculties converge to capture fleeting reality. It’s at that precise moment that mastering an image becomes a great physical and intellectual joy.
Henri Cartier-Bresson
What i like about photographs is that they capture a moment that’s gone forever, impossible to reproduce.
Karl Lagerfeld
Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving.
Aaron Siskind
If you see something that moves you, and then snap it, you keep a moment.
Linda McCartney
A photograph is a secret about a secret. The more it tells you the less you know.
Diane Arbus
The world just does not fit conveniently into the format of a 35mm camera.
W. Eugene Smith
The creative act lasts but a brief moment, a lightning instant of give-and-take, just long enough for you to level the camera and to trap the fleeting prey in your little box.
Henri Cartier-Bresson
As I have practiced it, photography produces pleasure by simplicity. I see something special and show it to the camera. A picture is produced. The moment is held until someone sees it. Then it is theirs.
Sam Abell
My portraits are more about me than they are about the people I photograph.
Richard Avedon
Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured forever… it remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything.
Aaron Siskind
All photographs are there to remind us of what we forget. In this – as in other ways – they are the opposite of paintings. Paintings record what the painter remembers. Because each one of us forgets different things, a photo more than a painting may change its meaning according to who is looking at it.
John Berger
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
I hate cameras. They are so much more sure than I am about everything.
John Steinbeck
I want pictures like these. The kind that can capture a moment, make it real, make it last. I need pictures that do more than reflect. I need pictures that are truth.
Lisa Mangum
Photograph: a picture painted by the sun without instruction in art.
Ambrose Bierce
In America, the photographer is not simply the person who records the past, but the one who invents it.
Susan Sontag