Thoughts on Photography

A few quotes to run through your mind when you’re out with your camera.

Above the Tree Tops (loblolly pine to be specific)

Tuesday¬†evening was the 1st snow (1″) of the season

Good thing I posted the Winter Photography Tips yesterday ūüėČ

To me, photography is an art of observation. It’s about finding something interesting in an ordinary place… I’ve found it has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see them.¬†~¬†Elliott Erwitt

Often while traveling with a camera we arrive just as the sun slips over the horizon of a moment, too late to expose film, only time enough to expose our hearts.  ~ Minor White

Dodging and burning are steps to take care of mistakes God made in establishing tonal relationships.  ~ Ansel Adams

You don’t make a photograph just with a camera. You bring to the act of photography all the pictures you have seen, the books you have read, the music you have heard, the people you have loved. ~ Ansel Adams

It is an illusion that photos are made with the camera; they are made with the eye, heart and head.¬†‚Äď Henri Cartier-Bresson

I think the best pictures are often on the edges of any situation, I don’t find photographing the situation nearly as interesting as photographing the edges.¬† ~ William Albert Allard

No photographer is as good as the simplest camera.  ~ Edward Steichen

All photos are accurate.  None of them is the truth.  ~ Richard Avedon

It pleases me to take amateur photographs of my garden, and it pleases my garden to make my photographs look professional.  ~ Robert Brault

Buying a camera¬†doesn’t make you a photographer.¬† It makes you a camera¬†owner.¬† ~ Author Unknown

Art comes from the heart and soul; crafts from the hand and mind. ~ Ed Knepley

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