A few of my favourite quotes… Some are inspirational, some are insightful and others just plain fun!


“The master has failed more times than the beginner has even tried.”

~ Stephen McCranie ~

“Never let it be said that the camera does not lie. It lies like a pig in mud. It captures the projections of whoever happens to be using it, never the truth.”

~ Robyn Davidson ~

“There is nothing worse than a sharp image of a fuzzy concept.”

~ Ansel Adams ~

“It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.”

~ Henry David Thoreau ~

“It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.”

~ Herman Melville ~

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

~ Ansel Adams ~

“Anything more than 500 yards from the car just isn’t photogenic.”

~ Edward Weston ~

“If a problem is fixable, if a situation is such that you can do something about it, then there is no need to worry. If it’s not fixable, then there is no help in worrying. There is no benefit in worrying whatsoever.”

~ Dalai Lama ~

“I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.”

~ Confucius ~

“The whole point of taking pictures is so that you don’t have to explain things with words.”

~ Elliott Erwitt ~

“Which of my photographs is my favorite? The one I’m going to take tomorrow.”

~ Imogen Cunningham ~

“Don’t measure your success with someone else’s ruler.”

~ Unknown ~

“Focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it.”

~ Greg Anderson ~