Photography, as we all know, is not real at all. It is an illusion of reality with which we create our own private world.   Arnold Newman

Photography, as we all know, is not real at all. It is an illusion of reality with which we create our own private world. — Arnold Newman

A great photograph is a full expression of what one feels about what is being photographed in the deepest sense and is, thereby, a true expression of what one feels about life in its entirety.   --- Ansel Adams

A great photograph is a full expression of what one feels about what is being photographed in the deepest sense and is, thereby, a true expression of what one feels about life in its entirety. — Ansel Adams

I began to realize that the camera sees the world differently than the human eye and that sometimes those differences can make a photograph more powerful than what you actually observed.  ---Galen Rowell

I began to realize that the camera sees the world differently than the human eye and that sometimes those differences can make a photograph more powerful than what you actually observed. — Galen Rowell

Whether he is an artist or not, the photographer is a joyous sensualist, for the simple reason that the eye traffics in feelings, not in thoughts.  Walker Evans

Whether he is an artist or not, the photographer is a joyous sensualist, for the simple reason that the eye traffics in feelings, not in thoughts. — Walker Evans

The two most engaging powers of a photograph are to make new things familiar and familiar things new. William Thackeray

The two most engaging powers of a photograph are to make new things familiar and familiar things new. — William Thackeray

A photograph is a secret about a secret. The more it tells you the less you know. Diane Arbus

A photograph is a secret about a secret. The more it tells you the less you know. — Diane Arbus

Photography is the recording of strangeness and beauty with beguiling precision.  Sebastian Smee

Photography is the recording of strangeness and beauty with beguiling precision. — Sebastian Smee

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