quote by 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

Craziest Photo Shoot quotations

Which of my photographs is my favorite? The one I'm going to take tomorrow.

Photo shoot quote Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.

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

For me, the camera is a sketch book, an instrument of intuition and spontaneity.

Taking pictures is savoring life intensely, every hundredth of a second.

When you photograph people in color you photograph their clothes.

When you photograph people in black and white, you photograph their soul!

Motherhood has most definitely changed me and my life.

Its so crazy how drastic even the small details change - in such an amazing way. Even silly things, like the fact that all of my pictures on my cell phone used to be of me at photo shoots - conceited, I know! - but now every single picture on my phone is of Mason.

The eye should learn to listen before it looks.

If you want something to look interesting, don’t light all of it.

Now, to consult the rules of composition before making a picture is a little like consulting the law of gravity before going for a walk.

There are no bad pictures; that's just how your face looks sometimes.

The moment an emotion or fact is transformed into a photograph it is no longer a fact but an opinion.

A portrait is not made in the camera but on either side of it.

My favorite thing about doing photo shoots is just being able to have fun, meeting new people, getting dressed up, and I just love doing it. So, I have a lot of fun.

I'm self-conscious in photo shoots. I much prefer to do interviews and talk about the work.

When people look at my pictures I want them to feel the way they do when they want to read a line of a poem twice.

Don’t pack up your camera until you’ve left the location.

My hair was so much a part of my personality and all my photo shoots.

I hid behind my hair. And then, I just decided I was okay with myself. To have short hair and really show my face is even more revealing than anything. It's a statement - not to everyone else, more to myself. I'm just ready to get out from behind my hair and be myself.

A photographer is like a cod, which produces a million eggs in order that one may reach maturity.

Every photo shoot, I'm always asking the makeup artist what they're using on me, and I'll go out and get it.

You don't make a photograph just with a camera

Gratitude isn't just a feeling, it's an action.

Expressing gratitude by writing in a journal, taking a photo, or shooting a video creates a lasting impression that can bring more gratitude into the world-for children and adults.

I actually go to the gym much more now than I did when I was on Buffy.

I like to stay fit, because that's when I feel really healthy. But I never worked out for any kind of image. People have said to me, 'Do you starve yourself before photo shoots?' And I always say, 'No way.! That's what airbrushing is for. I had french fries last night.'

There is always a bit of seduction to it when one person is clothed and the other is naked, which can be a little weird. Everybody should be naked. In that case, it would be easier. Let's do a huge naked photo shoot!

I find the whole concept of being 'sexy' embarrassing and confusing.

If I do a photo-shoot, people desperately want to change me - dye my hair blonder, pluck my eyebrows, give me a fringe. Then there's the choice of clothes. I know everyone wants a picture of me in a mini-skirt. But that's not me.

I always steal a pair of socks on every photo shoot I do. It's my thing.

I've always been intimidated by the technicalities of taking photos, especially with a film camera - not just a point and shoot.

I didn't want to chase movies. It's too hard. You've got to work at it - opening nights, photo shoots, publicity people, managers. I never wanted to do that. I'm too lazy.

The only thing I hate are photo shoots. I just hate them. I don't know why I cannot stand them.

Photo shoots for underage girls are like letting an ant walk around with honey.

My first calendar was a combination of photos taken from different shoots including golf and casual.

Whenever you have a photo shoot or something like that, it’s like-you just feel dumb. It’s just so stupid.

Currently I am working on another three books, doing a lot of magazine work, am shooting for fifteen stock agencies, plus my own photo library - all this keeps me quite busy!

I wouldn't wear tiny amounts of clothing in my real life so I don't think it's necessary to wear that stuff in photo-shoots.

I was at a photo shoot, and I was wearing a cross necklace that my mom bought me, and somebody made a joke like, 'Why are you wearing a cross? Like you would be religious.' And then they took it away. I was really affected by that. The whole thing made me realize that I do want a cross with me at all times.