Five Photography Quotes to Live by in 2016

What it says. All images included here are copyright the relevant photographer.

“My job as a portrait photographer is to seduce, amuse and entertain.”

– Helmut Newton

Helmut Newton Yves Saint Laurent

Girl in Yves Saint Laurent Suit by Helmut Newton

“There is no formula for success, but there is formula for failure and that is trying to please everybody.”

– Man Ray


Glass Tears (variant) by Man Ray

“At what age does one unwittingly replace passion with know-how?”

– Jeanloup Sieff

Cafe de Flore

Cafe de Flore by Jeanloup Sieff

“Twelve significant photographs in any one year is a good crop.”

– Ansel Adams


Evening, McDonald Lake, Glacier National Park (1942) by Ansel Adams

“The pictures are there, and you just take them.”

– Robert Capa

Robert Capa

American troops landing at Omaha Beach on D-Day, June 6, 1944 by Robert Capa

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