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Every once in a while, I find it helpful to turn to the wisdom of others to find that little extra bit of inspiration and motivation to make better photos. Here’s a few favorite quotes about photography:

“Photography is the story I fail to put into words.” — Destin Sparks

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

“Which of my photographs is my favorite? The one I’m going to take tomorrow.” — Imogen Cunningham

“Don’t shoot what it looks like. Shoot what it feels like.” – David Alan Harvey

“If your pictures aren’t good enough, you aren’t close enough.” –Robert Capa

“Photography is a language more universal than words.” –Minor White

“A good photographer records; a great photographer reveals.” –Skyler Reid

“If you are out there shooting, things will happen for you. If you’re not out there, you’ll only hear about it.” –Jay Maisel

“The sheer ease with which we can produce a superficial image often leads to creative disaster.” – Ansel Adams

“The eye should learn to listen before it looks.” ― Robert Frank

“You just have to live and life will give you pictures.” – Henri Cartier-Bresson

What are your favorite photography quotes?