Ansel Adams Quotes

You don’t take a photograph, you make it.

There are always two people in every picture: the photographer and the viewer.

Twelve photographs that matter in a year is a good crop for any photographer.

In my mind’s eye, I visualize how a particular… sight and feeling will appear on a print. If it excites me, there is a good chance it will make a good photograph. It is an intuitive sense, an ability that comes from a lot of practice.

Not everybody trusts paintings but people believe photographs.

Millions of men have lived to fight, build palaces and boundaries, shape destinies and societies; but the compelling force of all times has been the force of originality and creation profoundly affecting the roots of human spirit.