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There are always two people in every picture: the photographer and the viewer.

There are always two people in every picture: the photographer and the viewer.

by Ansel Adams Found in: Photography Quotes,
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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.

by Ansel Adams Found in: Exploration Quotes,
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In my mind's eye, I visualize how a particular . . . sight and feeling will appear on a print. read more

In my mind's eye, I visualize how a particular . . . sight and feeling will appear on a print. If it excites me, there is a good chance it will make a good photograph. It is an intuitive sense, an ability that comes from a lot of practice.

by Ansel Adams Found in: Photography Quotes,
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There are always two people in every picture: the photographer and the viewer .

There are always two people in every picture: the photographer and the viewer .

by Ansel Adams Found in: Art Quotes,
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Myths and creeds are heroic struggles to comprehend the truth in the world.

Myths and creeds are heroic struggles to comprehend the truth in the world.

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Yosemite Valley, to me, is always a sunrise, a glitter of green and golden wonder in a vast edifice of read more

Yosemite Valley, to me, is always a sunrise, a glitter of green and golden wonder in a vast edifice of stone and space.

by Ansel Adams Found in: Nature Quotes,
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If photography were difficult in the true sense . . . that the creation of a simple photograph would entail read more

If photography were difficult in the true sense . . . that the creation of a simple photograph would entail as much time and effort as the production of a good watercolor or etching -- there would be a vast improvement in total output.

by Ansel Adams Found in: Photography Quotes,
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It is my intention to present - through the medium of photography - intuitive observations of the natural world which read more

It is my intention to present - through the medium of photography - intuitive observations of the natural world which may have meaning to the spectators.

by Ansel Adams Found in: Miscellaneous Quotes,
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I have often thought that if photography were difficult in the true sense of the term -- meaning that the read more

I have often thought that if photography were difficult in the true sense of the term -- meaning that the creation of a simple photograph would entail as much time and effort as the production of a good watercolor or etching -- there would be a vast improvement in total output. The sheer ease with which we can produce a superficial image often leads to creative disaster.

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Landscape photography is the supreme test of the photographer - and often the supreme disappointment.

Landscape photography is the supreme test of the photographer - and often the supreme disappointment.

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