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10 Quotes to Inspire your Photography

By Chris Corradino on July 07, 2016


The New York Institute of Photography is one of the world’s largest photography schools and because we are, we often publish fun and useful photography tips on our photography blog. Please enjoy!

10 Quotes to Inspire your Photography

1. “The most important lens you have is your legs.” – Ernst Haas

2. "Photography is a way of living. To me, my camera is an extension of my eye. I keep it all the time with me." - Henri Cartier-Bresson

3. "I didn’t write the rules. Why would I follow them?" - W. Eugene Smith

4. "Creative courage means not being content to let your Gift rot while pursuing a path that others have prescribed for you, creeping along in the safety of a status quo life." - James Victor

5. "You’re an artist when you say you are. And you’re a good artist when you make somebody else experience or feel something deep or unexpected." - Amanda Palmer

6. "When you work regularly, inspiration strikes regularly." - Gretchen Rubin

7. "One eye sees, the other feels." Paul Klee

8. "Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage."- Anais Nin

9. "Photograph the world as it is. Nothing's more interesting than reality." - Mary Ellen Mark

10. “Even if you fall on your face, you're still moving forward.”- Victor Kiam

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