Quotes on Color Photography

Photography could have been invented in color. Colors existed. Jean-Luc Godard
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In my photography, color and composition are inseparable. I see in color. William Albert Allard
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Isn't it amazing how photography has advanced without improving. Charles Sheeler
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I just directed another picture called 'American Dream' with Nick Stahl. Just finished shooting principal photography right before I started ['Lincoln']. Janusz Kaminski
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Color was the palette of commercial photography and snapshot photography. Martin Parr
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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
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I see all of them. All the colors. Lois Lowry
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I like vibrant colors. Laura Esquivel
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On my darkest days, I wear my brightest colors. Cyndi Lauper
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There is only you and your camera. The limitations in your photography are in yourself, for what we see is what we are. Ernst Haas
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When you photograph people in color you photograph their clothes. When you photograph people in black and white, you photograph their soul! Ted Grant
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Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. Aaron Siskind
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Only in black and white can I see the design and textures. I don't consider color photography art. Black and white is an interpretation. Color is a duplication. Clyde Butcher
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In black and white there are more colors than color photography, because you are not blocked by any colors so you can use your experiences, your knowledge, and your fantasy, to put colors into black and white. Anders Petersen
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The first thing I do is take Polaroids of the sitter - 10 or 12 color Polaroids and eight or 10 black-and whites. Chuck Close
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Photography is a small voice, at best, but sometimes one photograph, or a group of them, can lure our sense of awareness. W Eugene Smith
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Black and white are the colors of photography. To me they symbolize the alternatives of hope and despair to which mankind is forever subjected. Robert Frank
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To me, photography is an art of observation. It's about finding something interesting in an ordinary place... I've found it has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see them. Elliott Erwitt
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Photography takes an instant out of time, altering life by holding it still. Dorothea Lange
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Photography records the gamut of feelings written on the human face. Edward Steichen
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...one sees differently with color photography than black-and-white... in short, visualization must be modified by the specific nature of the equipment and materials being used. Ansel Adams
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I do read many of the photography magazines from the U.K. and abroad. Martin Parr
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I've been working with photography for many years. Leonard Nimoy
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I've been into photography for years and I do it as often as possible. I'm just trying to develop myself. C. J. Wilson
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When I was younger I used to be really into photography, and I still am, I just don't really get to do it besides taking my own artists photos and stuff like that. Melanie Martinez
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Photography and painting, all of that fed into my directing eventually. Dennis Hopper
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I'm a big believer in practical and location photography. Jonathan Nolan
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I love to write and do photography, as a cathartic experience. Dan Payne
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Apart from the traditional paintings I also dabble with a little photography. St. Lucia
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Photography is a major force in explaining man to man. Edward Steichen
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Prose is a photography, poetry is a painting in oil-colors. Austin O'Malley
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Beware of color theories. Theories in color photography are dangerous. The plain fact that there are so many of them proves my point. Ernst Haas
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White is the color of decomposition. White is also no color. White is nothing. In photography, the paper is white, next comes the light, which is also white, then the shadow is created, the apparition. Dieter Appelt
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Twelve significant photographs in any one year is a good crop. Ansel Adams
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A photograph is a secret about a secret. The more it tells you the less you know. Diane Arbus
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So many humans. So many colors. Markus Zusak
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You make different colors by combining those colors that already exist. Herbie Hancock
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I love the color pink. It makes a bold statement. Samuel Larsen
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Black is not a color. Edouard Manet
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Everybody's the same color with the lights off. Cee Lo Green
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Slavery was never abolished, it was only extended to include all the colors. Charles Bukowski
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I seek to widen, narrow narratives of women of color. Michaela Angela Davis
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I am definitely a person of color. Vin Diesel
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One very important difference between color and monochromatic photography is this: in black and white you suggest; in color you state. Much can be implied by suggestion, but statement demands certainty... absolute certainty. Paul Outerbridge
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Color tends to corrupt photography and absolute color corrupts it absolutely. Consider the way color film usually renders blue sky, green foliage, lipstick red, and the kiddies' playsuit. These are four simple words which must be whispered: color photography is vulgar. Walker Evans
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A great photograph is one that fully expresses what one feels, in the deepest sense, about what is being photographed. Ansel Adams
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It takes a lot of imagination to be a good photographer. You need less imagination to be a painter because you can invent things. But in photography everything is so ordinary; it takes a lot of looking before you learn to see the extraordinary. David Bailey
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Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured forever... it remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything. Aaron Siskind
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There are no rules for good photographs, there are only good photographs. Ansel Adams
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A true photograph need not be explained, nor can it be contained in words. Ansel Adams
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I like the color red because it's a fire. And I see myself as always being on fire. Arnold Schwarzenegger
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Having a favorite color is like having a favorite lung. Sara Genn
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It's wrong to discriminate based on skin color when there are so many other reasons not to like someone. Dennis Miller
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Photography can only represent the present. Once photographed, the subject becomes part of the past. Berenice Abbott
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Editorial photography has to be energetic and visually competitive. Sam Abell
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And even being in the middle of it, at the LVMH group with Dior, there are certain parts of it that I'm just not really in, because it's not in me or my nature. The whole scene around it, the events, the photography ... It's never really been my thing. But I don't take a critical position on people who are very much about that either. Raf Simons
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I've never taken a script to the stage or to principal photography and said, "This is perfect. This is as good as it can possibly be." It's not Shakespeare, you know; you know it can probably be better. Harold Ramis
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I had no real photography experience, thankfully. I consciously took a lot of crowd shots. I was influenced by Seattle photographer Charles Peterson, who always seemed to incorporate fans in his live band shots. Bruce Pavitt
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I do not think there is any question of photography being an art form! Ansel Adams
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I think photography is being recognized and collected. Its values have certainly gone up and continue to go up. Ansel Adams
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After the war, photography came alive, in part because everybody started to use the 35mm camera, and worked on the street instead of in a studio, and that made an enormous difference in not only how photographs looked, but what they were about. Robert Benton
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I started thinking of digital imaging, not photography, in 1994 as it seemed the most appropriate way to deal with ideas of biotechnology and advertising. My practice is conceptual. Patricia Piccinini
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I use whatever media I think will best express my ideas and therefore I don't have a lot invested in the idea of photography specifically. I am more interested in Art. Patricia Piccinini
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I'm going to put every aspect of myself out into the world and try to convey it through photography. Ryan Mcginley
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The question of the social uses of photography opens out into the very largest issues of the self, of the relationship to community, to reality. Susan Sontag
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There are always two people in every picture: the photographer and the viewer. Ansel Adams
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If your pictures aren't good enough, you aren't close enough. Robert Capa
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Sometimes I do get to places just when God's ready to have somebody click the shutter. Ansel Adams
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Landscape photography is the supreme test of the photographer - and often the supreme disappointment. Ansel Adams
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A photograph is usually looked at - seldom looked into. Ansel Adams
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Dodging and burning are steps to take care of mistakes God made in establishing tonal relationships. Ansel Adams
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Light makes photography. Embrace light. Admire it. Love it. But above all, know light. Know it for all you are worth, and you will know the key to photography. George Eastman
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Never boss people around. It's more important to click with people than to click the shutter. Alfred Eisenstaedt
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The difficulty with color is to go beyond the fact that it's color ? to have it be not just a colorful picture but really be a picture about something. It's difficult. So often color gets caught up in color, and it becomes merly decorative. Some photographers use it brilliantly to make visual statements combining color and content; otherwise it is empty. Mary Ellen Mark
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Light is the photographic medium par excellence; it is to the photographer what words are to the writer; color and paint to the painter; wood, metal, stone, or clay to the sculptor. Andreas Feininger
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I have been using the art of photography to research the ways in which the pictorial strategies of the Nineteenth Century color the way in which the American landscape is apprehended by today's viewers. John Pfahl
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I regard photography and film simply as new technical means which painters must absolutely make use of, just as from time out of mind they have made use of brush, charcoal and color. It is certain, however, that photography and film must become as evocative for the sensibility as pencil, charcoal and brush. (1927) Kazimir Malevich
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I believe that the essence of photography is black and white. Color is but a deviance. Sarah Moon
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Photography has always been associated with death. Reality is colorful, yet early photography always took the color out of reality and made it black-and-white. Color is life; black-and-white is death. There was a ghost hidden in the invention of photography. Nobuyoshi Araki
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Photography records the gamut of feelings written on the human face, the beauty of the earth and skies that man has inherited, and the wealth and confusion man has created. It is a major force in explaining man to man. Edward Steichen
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