Pictures Quotes

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

Aleksandar Hemon
“When I look at my old pictures, all I can see is what I used to be but am no longer. I think: What I can see is what I am not.”
Aleksandar Hemon, The Lazarus Project

Jhumpa Lahiri
“He owned an expensive camera that required thought before you pressed the shutter, and I quickly became his favorite subject, round-faced, missing teeth, my thick bangs in need of a trim. They are still the pictures of myself I like best, for they convey that confidence of youth I no longer possess, especially in front of a camera.”
Jhumpa Lahiri, Unaccustomed Earth

Héloïse d'Argenteuil
“If the portraits of our absent friends are pleasant to us, which renew our memory of them and relieve our regret for their absence by a false and empty consolation, how much more pleasant are letters which bring us the written characters of the absent friend.”
Héloïse d'Argenteuil, The Letters of Abélard and Héloïse

Amit Kalantri
“A photograph shouldn't be just a picture, it should be a philosophy.”
Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

Orson Welles
“I dont believe in learning from other peoples pictures. I think you should learn from your own interior vision of things and discover, as I say, Innocently, as though there had never been anybody.”
Orson Welles

Salvador Dalí
“The reason some portraits don't look true to life is that some people make no effort to resemble their pictures.”
Salvador Dalí

Dan Wells
“Hello, Bradley,' said Mom. She'd regained her composure after my outburst, and now raised her camera. 'Stand close.'
'No, Mom,' I said. 'No pictures.'
'But you're friend's here now,' she said, waving us together. 'Smile!'
'I don't need a picture with-' the flash snapped '-another guy. That's great, Mom, thank you. Send that one to Dad and tell him we're going steady.”
Dan Wells, I Don't Want to Kill You

Tatjana Soli
“Pictures could not be accessories to the story -- evidence -- they had to contain the story within the frame; the best picture contained a whole war within one frame.”
Tatjana Soli, The Lotus Eaters

Mehmet Murat ildan
“If tomorrow will be the end of the world, I will spend my today by looking at the pictures of my past!”
Mehmet Murat ildan

Brian Selznick
“Time can play all sorts of tricks on you. In the blink of an eye, babies appear in carriages, coffins disappear into the ground, wars are won and lost, and children transform, like butterflies, into adults. That's what happened to me. Once upon a time, I was a boy named Hugo Cabret, and I desperately believed that a broken automaton would save my life. Now that my cocoon has fallen away and I have emerged as a magician named Professor Alcofrisbas, I can look back and see that I was right. The automaton my father discovered did save me. But now I have built a new automaton. I spent countless hours designing it. I made every gear myself, carefully cut every brass disk, and fashioned every bt of machinery with my own hands. When you wind it up, it can do something I'm sure no other automaton in the world can do. It can tel you the incredible story of Georges Melies, his wife, their goddaughter, and a beloved clock maker whose son grew up to be a magician. The complicated machinery inside my automaton can produce one-hundred and fifty-eight different pictures, and it can wrote, letter, by letter, an entire book, twenty-six thousand one hundred and fifty-nine words. These words.

Brian Selznick, The Invention of Hugo Cabret

Erica Goros
“Just give me a thousand words and you may make your own pictures.”
Erica Goros

Shannon L. Alder
“Art is nothing more than creating an emotion in your own form.”
Shannon L. Alder

Nicholas Boyd Crutchley
“If a picture paints a thousand words, then a let a picture inspire a thousand words.”
Nicholas Boyd Crutchley

“Though a new picture gives you a picture of how old you are, when you see the old pictures, you remember the young you!”
Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

Ana Claudia Antunes
“Our body is a sacred temple
A place to connect with people.
As we aren't staying any younger
We might as well keep it stronger.”
Ana Claudia Antunes, The Tao of Physical and Spiritual

Shannon L. Alder
“It is the subtle things in life that you have to look for because the deepest love speaks at a whisper that only two people can hear.”
Shannon L. Alder

Trevor Paglen
“Our pictures are fleeting and elusive. In the far future, bits of hard drives may be fossilized in limestone, and discarded iPhones may find themselves encased in amber, hardened like nail polish, but the bits of humanity that these exquisitely crafted machines hold will be lost to time.”
Trevor Paglen, The Last Pictures

“It's true that a picture is worth a thousand words, but it's also true that a word is worth a thousand pictures.”
Marty Johncox

“When man is finished we shall be able to read in books, and view pictures of what the world used to look like.”
Anthony T. Hincks

“One of the most magical things about photography happens when you place one picture next to another picture to create new meanings.”
Todd Hido, Todd Hido on Landscapes, Interiors, and the Nude: The Photography Workshop Series

Sylvain Tesson
“La variété des manifestations de la vie suffit à l'éblouissement. Il n’y a qu'à jeter l’oeil, comme on lance un filet, pour pêcher des images.”
Sylvain Tesson, Petit traité sur l'immensité du monde

“What Kate wore, whether on the street or the red carpet was much cooler to them than what she modelled. Her paparazzi photos were becoming indistinguishable from her editorials.”
Maureen Callahan, Champagne Supernovas: Kate Moss, Marc Jacobs, Alexander McQueen, and the '90s Renegades Who Remade Fashion

“If a picture is worth a thousand words, what is reality worth?”
Marty Rubin

Siri Hustvedt
“You really believe that there are subjects that shouldn't be photographed?' George said. He spoke evenly and softly.
'Maybe I do,' I said, thinking aloud.
'You believe in censorship then,' said Stephen.
I looked up at Stephen. His face was tight, combative. 'Not censorship,' I said slowly. 'That's external. I mean control from the inside. After all, pictures can lie, too, can convey falseness rather than truth.”
Siri Hustvedt, The Blindfold

“Sharing pictures of yourself in front of houses you don’t own, standing by cars you don’t drive, and holding money that isn’t yours as you lie that it is, only sets you up for questions you can’t answer and a completely false foundation.”
Loren T Weisman

Ana Claudia Antunes
“We may not stay quick,
If we are weak or sage,
but a lot can squeak
As we start to age.”
Ana Claudia Antunes, The Tao of Physical and Spiritual

“I could have been killed, and their response is to film me?...In that moment, the myth that every time your picture is taken, a part of your soul is stolen strikes me as a certain truth, because I feel my spirit being sucked out of me, into hundreds of all-seeing lenses that simply want to capture my fear, my anger, my performance.”
Jeanne Ryan, Nerve

“Tattoos give us the inspiration to be ourselves.”
Anthony T.Hincks

“I wonder if we relabeled 'Facebook' as 'Ego', whether we would get the same number of selfies uploaded?”
Anthony T. Hincks

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