Ansel Adams Quotes

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When words become unclear I shall focus with photographs when images become inadequate I shall be content with silence -Ansel Adams
Sometimes I do get to places just when God's ready to have somebody click the shutter. -Ansel Adams
Photography is more than a medium for factual communication of ideas. It is a creative art. -Ansel Adams
You don't take a photograph, you make it. -Ansel Adams
Not everybody trusts paintings but people believe photographs. -Ansel Adams
There is nothing worse than a sharp image of a fuzzy concept. -Ansel Adams
It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment. -Ansel Adams
In wisdom gathered over time I have found that every experience is a form of exploration. -Ansel Adams
A good photograph is knowing where to stand. -Ansel Adams
A great photograph is one that fully expresses what one feels, in the deepest sense, about what is being photographed. -Ansel Adams
Yosemite Valley, to me, is always a sunrise, a glitter of green and golden wonder in a vast edifice of stone and space. -Ansel Adams
Myths and creeds are heroic struggles to comprehend the truth in the world. -Ansel Adams
The negative is comparable to the composer's score and the print to its performance. Each performance differs in subtle ways. -Ansel Adams
Landscape photography is the supreme test of the photographer - and often the supreme disappointment. -Ansel Adams
Photography, as a powerful medium of expression and communications, offers an infinite variety of perception, interpretation and execution. -Ansel Adams
I know that I am one with beauty and that my comrades are one. Let our souls be mountains, Let our spirits be stars, Let our hearts be worlds. -Ansel Adams
How high your awareness level is determines how much meaning you get from your world. Photography can teach you to improve your awareness level. -Ansel Adams
Ask yourself, 'Why am I seeing and feeling this? How am I growing? What am I learning?' Remember: Every coincidence is potentially meaningful. -Ansel Adams
We who are gathered here may represent a particular delete, not of money and power, but of concern for the earth for the earth's sake. -Ansel Adams
Life is your art. An open, aware heart is your camera. A oneness with your world is your film. Your bright eyes and easy smile is your museum. -Ansel Adams
I tried to keep both arts alive, but the camera won. I found that while the camera does not express the soul, perhaps a photograph can! -Ansel Adams
One of the most important pieces of equipment, for the photographer who really wants to improve, is a great big wastepaper basket. -Ansel Adams
When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence. -Ansel Adams
To the complaint, 'There are no people in these photographs, ' I respond, There are always two people: the photographer and the viewer. -Ansel Adams
Sometimes I arrive just when God's ready to have somone click the shutter. -Ansel Adams
A photograph is usually looked at- seldom looked into. -Ansel Adams
The single most important component of a camera is the twelve inches behind it! -Ansel Adams
With all art expression, when something is seen, it is a vivid experience, sudden, compelling, and inevitable. -Ansel Adams
I have often had a retrospective vision where everything in my past life seems to fall with significance into logical sequence. -Ansel Adams
The only things in my life that compatibly exist with this grand universe are the creative works of the human spirit. -Ansel Adams
Twelve significant photographs in any one year is a good crop. -Ansel Adams
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