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Our Favorite Photography Inspiration Blogs

2013-08-13 19:32:00 GMT

As a photographer you often find yourself looking for ways to expand your portfolio or looking for a new style of photography to experiment with. Sometimes you might just be looking for new ways of posing, or subject matter, or perspective. Well, look no further! We have searched the internet and found five of our favorite photography inspiration blogs. Check them out and we guarantee you’ll find something to be inspired by.

Photography Blogger is a creative, inspirational photo blog featuring a variety of photography subjects, inspirations, and photographers.

The Photo Argus is a resource for photographers novice to advanced. Here you’ll find inspiration, photographer showcases and more.

Pinterest is an inspiration hotspot! There are probably millions of photography inspiration boards for your finding. Feel free to check out ours!

Photodonuts Photography Inspiration is your daily dose of photography inspiration. All the different styles of photography are featured.

The Inspiration Grid brings you the best creative stories from around the globe. Be sure to check out their photography inspiration page for some unique photo ideas.


25 + Inspirational Quotes from Famous Photographers

2013-07-25 16:24:00 GMT

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

“There is one thing the photography must contain, the humanity of the moment. This kind of photography is realism. But realism is not enough - there has to be vision, and the two together can make a good photograph.” – Robert Frank

“Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured forever… It remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything.” – Aaron Siskind

“The picture that you took with your camera is the imagination you want to create with reality.” – Scott Lorenzo

“The only photographer you should compare yourself to is the one you used to be.” – Unknown

“I don’t trust words. I trust pictures.” – Gilles Peress

“Photography is an itch that won’t go away. No matter how much you scratch it.” – Dara McGrath

“Photography is more than a medium for factual communication of ideas. It is a creative art.” – Ansel Adams

“The camera has always been a guide, and it’s allowed me to see things and focus on things that maybe an average person wouldn’t even notice.” – Don Chadwick

“Life is like a camera. Just focus on what’s important and capture the good times, develop from the negatives and if things don’t work out, just take another shot.” – Unknown

“You don’t take a photograph. You ask quietly to borrow it.” – Unknown

“Taking pictures is savoring life intensely every hundredth of a second.” – Mark Riboud

“Don’t shoot what it looks like. Shoot what it feels like.” – David Alan Harvey

“A photograph is a click away. A good photograph is a thousand clicks away and a better one, a million clicks away.” – Kowtham Kumar K

“The best thing about a picture is that it never changes, even when the people in it do.” – Andy Warhol

“Which of my photographs is my favorite? The one I am going to take tomorrow.” – Imogen Cunningham

“When I have a camera in my hand, I know no fear.” – Alfred Eisenstaedt

“When you photograph people in color you photograph their clothes. When you photograph people in black and white, you photograph their soul!” – Ted Grant

“When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence.” – Ansel Adams

“One doesn’t stop seeing. One doesn’t stop framing. It doesn’t turn off and on. It’s on all the time.” – Annie Leibovitz

“Photography can only represent the present. Once photographed, the subject becomes part of the past.” – Berenice Abott

“Photography, as a powerful medium of expression and communication, offers an infinite variety of perception, interpretation, and execution.” – Ansel Adams

“You may not be the perfect photographer for everyone. But for someone you are the perfect photographer.” – Unknown

“The first 10,000 photographs are your worst” – Henry Cartier-Bresson

“A good snapshot stops a moment from running away.” – Eudora Welty

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

“Photography helps people to see.” – Berenice Abbott

For some more fun, inspirational quotes check out our Pinterest board.


Pinterest - A Photographers Inspiration Hot Spot

2013-06-13 16:14:00 GMT

We all have those moments where we surf the internet and procrastinate. How about using this time to find a little photography inspiration!

Here’s our list of the Pinterest boards we find most inspiring!

Ccil G. A France based photographer that uses Pinterest to showcase her own work. But not only that, she also showcases work by famous photographers and other images she finds intriguing.

Klaus Herrmann, uniquely compiles his photography boards by color. Feeling blue? Check out his “Photos I Love - Blue” board for some beautiful blue inspiration.

Ton Roque. His Pinterest account features some of the greatest photos ever taken. You won’t find a shortage of stunning and inspiring photography here that’s for sure.

Trey Ratcliff. Self described as a warm-hearted, old-school gentleman explorer with really cool toys. His Pinterest boards are categorized by country and there are a lot!

And while you’re engrossed in Pinterest, check out our ACDSee boards. You’ll find all kinds of golden treasures there.