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7 Photography Quotes: What Is Hidden In Photographs?

Do photographs convey a reality, a depiction of reality or a secret? Perhaps this is the most beautiful and intriguing paradox about photography. Here is a collection of my favorite photography quotes on the subject…

“A photograph is a secret about a secret. The more it tells you the less you know.”

Diane Arbus

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“Photography through the camera is an instrument of detection. We photograph not only what we know, but also what we don’t know”
 – Lisette Model
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“I like photographs which leave something to the imagination.”
– Fay Godwin
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“If you are out there shooting, things will happen for you. If you’re not out there, you’ll only hear about it.”  
– Jay Maisel
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“Life is like a good black and white photograph, there’s black, there’s white, and lots of shades in between.” 
– Karl Heiner
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“Photography deals exquisitely with appearances, but nothing is what it appears to be.”
– Duane Michals
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“In photography there is a reality so subtle that it becomes more real than reality.”
 – Alfred Stieglitz  
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Images Copyrights ©2012 Gyaneshwari Dave

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