Photo Quotes Archive

Quotes by Ruth Bernhard (10 quotes)

(1905 - 2006)
An American photographer who was born in Berlin.
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"There is no such thing as taking too much time, because your soul is in that picture."
Photography > General
Quote #317
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"I never question what to do, it tells me what to do. The photographs make themselves with my help."
Photography > Photographer
Quote #318
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"If you can't make the image bigger or more important than what you see, then don't push the button"
Photography > Technique
Quote #319
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"Never ever say the word shoot when you are taking a picture with a camera because a camera is not a violent weapon."
Photography > Equipment
Quote #320
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"The ground we walk on, the plants and creatures, the clouds above constantly dissolving into new formations - each gift of nature possessing its own radiant energy, bound together by cosmic harmony."
Uncategorized > Uncategorized
Quote #321
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"Woman has been the target of much that is sordid and cheap, especially in photography. To raise, to elevate, to endorse with timeless reverence the image of woman, has been my mission."
Photography > Photographer
Quote #322
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"If you are not passionately devoted to an idea, you can make very pleasant pictures but they won't make you cry."
Photography > General
Quote #376
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"My quest, through the magic of light and shadow, is to isolate, to simplify and to give emphasis to form with the greatest clarity. To indicate the ideal proportion, to reveal sculptural mass and the dominating spirit is my goal."
Photography > Photographer
Quote #525
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"Everything is one and I am one with it."
Uncategorized > Uncategorized
Quote #526
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"Light is my inspiration, my paint and brush. It is as vital as the model herself. Profoundly significant, it caresses the essential superlative curves and lines. Light I acknowledge as the energy upon which all life on this planet depends."
Photography > Photographer
Quote #527
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