Quotes From Famous Photographers Alex Webb

Here you find a collection of quotes from famous photographers from different genres


Jeff Wall, Alex Webb or Garry Winogrand: Have a look at what the great masters said about photography.



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Inspiration from the words of great camera masters and quotes from famous photographers


Jeff Wall


Get inspired by some of the best photography quotes from Jeff Wall
Jeff Wall


“I like to start by not photographing.” Jeff Wall


“Photography has traditionally claimed to represent something actual and many people have questioned if it ever shows us the truth.” Jeff Wall


Alex Webb


Draw some inspiration from the words and quotes of Alex Webb
Alex Webb


“On of the first photographic series that inspired me, was a set of photographs by Ray K. Metzker called “My camera and I in the loop”. The visual tension between its deep shadows cast by the muscular downtown architecture of this city of the big shoulder. And those brilliant shafts of light illuminating details of life in the loop like series of cinematic close-ups.”Alex Webb


Wim Wenders


Wim Wenders is a successful filmmaker and photographer
Wim Wenders


“To take pictures (rather: to have the incredible privilege of taking pictures) is “too good to be true”. But just as well it is too true to be good.” Wim Wenders


Garry Winogrand


Garry Winogrand is a famous street photographer
Garry Winogrand


“In the end, maybe the correct language would be how the fact of putting four edges around a collection of information or facts transforms it. A photograph is not what was photographed, it’s something else.” Garry Winogrand


“I photograph to see what the world looks like in photographs.” Garry Winogrand


“There is nothing as mysterious as a fact clearly described I like to think of photographing as a two-way act of respect. Respect for the medium, by letting it do what it does best, describe. And respect for the subject, by describing it as it is. A photograph must be responsible to both.”Garry Winogrand


Emile Zola


“In my view you cannot claim to have seen something until you have photographed it.” Emile Zola