What are the TOP 10 photograph quotes by Ansel Adams?


  1. Sometimes I do get to places just when God's ready to have somebody click the shutter.


  2. You don't take a photograph, you make it.


  3. A true photograph need not be explained, nor can it be contained in words.


  4. A good photograph is knowing where to stand.




  5. A great photograph is one that fully expresses what one feels, in the deepest sense, about what is being photographed.


  6. When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence.


  7. There are no rules for good photographs, there are only good photographs.


  8. A photograph is usually looked at - seldom looked into.


  9. In my mind's eye, I visualize how a particular... sight and feeling will appear on a print. If it excites me, there is a good chance it will make a good photograph. It is an intuitive sense, an ability that comes from a lot of practice.


  10. To photograph truthfully and effectively is to see beneath the surfaces and record the qualities of nature and humanity which live or are latent in all things.



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