"Press the shutter when you are sure of success." —Kim Jong il

“Taking pictures is savoring life intensely, every hundredth of a second.” ― Marc Riboud

"I never have taken a picture I've intended. They're always better or worse." — Diane Arbus

“A photographer is like a cod, which produces a million eggs in order that one may reach maturity.” ― George Bernard Shaw

“For me, the camera is a sketch book, an instrument of intuition and spontaneity.”
― Henri Cartier-Bresson

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

“There are no bad pictures; that's just how your face looks sometimes.”
― Abraham Lincoln

“The camera is an instrument that teaches people how to see without a camera.”
― Dorothea Lange

“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

“To the complaint, 'There are no people in these photographs,' I respond, There are always two people: the photographer and the viewer.”
― Ansel Adams

“Light makes photography. Embrace light. Admire it. Love it. But above all, know light. Know it for all you are worth, and you will know the key to photography.”
—George Eastman

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

"I never have taken a picture I've intended. They're always better or worse."
- Diane Arbus