Ansel Adams Quotes

Ansel Adams Quotes

In wisdom gathered over time I have found that every experience is a form of exploration..
In wisdom gathered over time I have found that every experience is a form of exploration.

Sometimes I arrive just when God's ready to have somone click the shutter.

Both the grand and the intimate aspects of nature can be revealed in the expressive photograph. Both can stir enduring affirmations and discoveries, and can surely help the spectator in his search for identification with the vast world of natural beauty and wonder surrounding him.

When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence.

You don't make a photograph just with a camera. You bring to the act of photography all the pictures you have seen, the books you have read, the music you have heard, the people you have loved.

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

No man has the right to dictate what other men should perceive, create or produce, but all should be encouraged to reveal themselves, their perceptions and emotions, and to build confidence in the creative spirit.

A great photograph is one that fully expresses what one feels, in the deepest sense, about what is being photographed.

A great photograph is a full expression of what one feels about what is being photographed in the deepest sense and is thereby a true expression of what one feels about life in its entirety.

A photograph is usually looked at- seldom looked into.

With all art expression, when something is seen, it is a vivid experience, sudden, compelling, and inevitable.

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