quote by Galen Rowell

You only get one sunrise and one sunset a day, and you only get so many days on the planet. A good photographer does the math and doesn't waste either.

— Galen Rowell

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Good photography quote The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch the

The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch them without doing anything.

If I knew how to take a good photograph, I'd do it every time.

If it makes you laugh, if it makes you cry, if it rips out your heart, that's a good picture.

Good photography quote Just do what works for you, because there will always be someone who thinks diff

Just do what works for you, because there will always be someone who thinks differently.

I hate good taste. It's the worst thing that can happen to a creative person.

It's more important for a photographer to have very good shoes, than to have a very good camera

It takes a lot of imagination to be a good photographer.

You need less imagination to be a painter because you can invent things. But in photography everything is so ordinary; it takes a lot of looking before you learn to see the extraordinary.

Good photography quote Persist to overcome. He that can't endure the bad, will not live to see the good

Persist to overcome. He that can't endure the bad, will not live to see the good.

Nowadays, with digital printing, it's so easy to make everything perfect, which is not always a good idea. Sometimes the mistakes are really what make a piece.

There is 3 key things for good photography: the camera,lighting and... Photoshop

A good photograph is like a good hound dog, dumb, but eloquent.

Good photography quote Never regret a day in your life: good days give happiness, bad days give experie

Never regret a day in your life: good days give happiness, bad days give experience, worst days give lessons, and best days give memories.

There are two dirty words in photography, one is art, the other is good taste

Never stop looking, no matter where you are, everywhere there are good photographs

There is one thing the photograph must contain, the humanity of the moment.

This kind of photography is realism. But realism is not enough - there has to be vision, and the two together can make a good photograph.

Good photography quote Whatever is good for you soul, do that.

Whatever is good for you soul, do that.

Science strives for answers, but art is happy with a good question.

What i like about photographs is that they capture a moment that’s gone forever, impossible to reproduce.

We think of photography as pictures. And it is. But I think of photography as ideas. And do the pictures sustain your ideas or are they just good pictures? I want to have an experience in the world that is a deepening experience, that makes me feel alive and awake and conscious.

Good photography quote There is a battle of two wolves inside us all. One is evil. It is anger, jealous

There is a battle of two wolves inside us all. One is evil. It is anger, jealousy, greed, resentment, lies, inferiority and ego. The other is good. It is joy, peace, love, hope, humility, kindness, empathy and truth. The wolf that wins? The one you feed.

A good photograph is one that communicates a fact, touches the heart and leaves the viewer a changed person for having seen it. It is, in a word, effective.

It began when I was so ill that there was a good chance of dying.

I promised myself that if I survived I would never again pander to a magazine's requests or follow the ideas of art directors. I would only make images which were personal, which arose out of my own life.

I like taking photographs, because I like life.

And I like photographing people best of all, because most of all I love humanity.

Good photography quote Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no critici

Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.

Photography is like making cheese. It takes a hell of a lot of milk to make a small amount of cheese just like it takes a hell of a lot of photos to get a good one.

Photographers mistake the emotion they feel while taking the photo as a judgment that the photograph is good

Once the amateur's naive approach and humble willingness to learn fades away, the creative spirit of good photography dies with it. Every professional should remain always in his heart an amateur.

Good photography quote Try no to resist the changes that come in your way. Instead, let life live throu

Try no to resist the changes that come in your way. Instead, let life live through you. And do not worry that your life is turning upside down. How do you know that the side you are used to is better than the one to come? How Rumi Can Change Your Life?

I wasn't very ambitious. I think that's the solution. I just took things as they came. I wouldn't say I didn't have any problem, but I didn't care. I didn't think I was going to save the world by doing photography as some of these people do. I was just having a good time doing it, and so I still had a good time no matter what I had to photograph.

When I say that a good picture has surprise quality or shock appeal, I do not mean that it is a loud or vulgar picture but, instead, that it stimulates my thinking and intrigues me.

If the audience gets everything, if they see the photography and notice that it is good, then the story goes out the window, but if you become involved with the lives of the actors and forget that you are seeing mechanical devices on a huge screen - forget the make-believe - this is the job of the director to involve the audience with the actors.

Good photography quote No man chooses evil because it is evil; he only mistakes it for happiness, the g

No man chooses evil because it is evil; he only mistakes it for happiness, the good he seeks.

What is a portrait good for, unless it shows just how the subject was seen by the painter? In the old days before photography came in a sitter had a perfect right to say to the artist: "Paint me just as I am." Now if he wishes absolute fidelity he can go to the photographer and get it.

Good photography is unpretentious.

Art films aren't necessarily photography.

It's feeling. If we can capture a feeling of a people, of a way of life, then we made a good picture.

Good photography quote If you want to be good at something, you must first be willing to be bad at it.

If you want to be good at something, you must first be willing to be bad at it.

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I'm not a social person. Not that I'm not at ease. I'm pretty good, but it bores me. Not the people, but the whole thing. What for? It's not very productive. I only want to do what I have to do: fashion, photography, books. And that's all.

What I believe is really good in the so-called documentary approach to photography is the addition of lyricism.[this quality] is usually produced unconsciously and even unintentionally and accidentally by the cameraman.

What is of value is that a particular photographer sees the subject differently than I do. A good picture must be a completely individual expression which intrigues the viewer and forces him to think.

Good photography quote Every may not be good, but there's something good in every day.

Every may not be good, but there's something good in every day.

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Photography, when used as a representational art, is not a mere copy of nature.

This is proved by the rarity of the 'good' photograph.

I've heard many times that with all good artists it's ultimately a self-portrait even if it's an abstraction. I feel my work is very much who I am. I didn't try to make it that way; it just is. It reflects who I am and also my interests.

I don't care so much anymore about 'good photography'; I am gathering evidence for history.

Bad weather makes for good photography.

Good photography is not about Zone Printing or any other Ansel Adams nonsense.

It's just about seeing. You either see or you don't see. The rest is academic. Photography is simply a function of noticing things. Nothing more.

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