You practiced that picture-perfect pose many times before your photographer finally asked you to smile, say cheese and captured you with his camera. But have you ever thought that a serious photographer who is deeply engrossed in his work has a funny side too? Let’s have a look at some of the famous funny photography quotes that prove that your photographer has a great sense of humor too.
Funny Photography Quotes
People say photographs don’t lie, mine do.
When females take group photos. Gravity suddenly gets a lot stronger.
The rarest thing in the world is a woman who is pleased with a photograph of herself.
If you saw a man drowning and you could either save him or photograph the event…what kind of film would you use?
A definition of a professional photographer: A pro never shows anybody the mistakes.
How many photographers does it take to change a light bulb? 50. One to change the bulb, and forty-nine to say, I could have done that!
If an old man asks a young girl for a date…
That’s his business.
If the young girl accepts…
That’s her business.
If the old man and the girl decide to marry…
That’s their business.
However, if they want great wedding photographs…
THAT’S MY BUSINESS!!!
Minolta makes the best bodies, Nikon makes the best lenses, Canon makes the best compromise.
Everyone has a photographic memory. Some don't have film.
- Stephen Wright
A definition of a professional photographer: A "pro" NEVER shows anybody the mistakes. - Anonymous
The Quickest way to make money at photography is to sell your camera.
“You can find pictures anywhere. It’s simply a matter of noticing things and organizing them. You just have to care about what’s around you and have a concern with humanity and the human comedy.”
Some Other Photography Quotes:
When you photograph people in color, you photograph their clothes. But when you photograph
people in Black and white, you photograph their souls!
I’ve been forty years discovering that the queen of all colors is black.
“You don’t make a photograph just with a camera. You bring to the act of photography all the pictures you have seen, the books you have read, the music you have heard, the people you have loved.”
Color is everything, black and white are more.
Perhaps I am old-fashioned, but black and white films still hold an affectionate place in my heart; they have an incomparable mystique and mood.
“Photography for me is not looking, it’s feeling. If you can’t feel what you’re looking at, then you’re never going to get others to feel anything when they look at your pictures.
Black and white are the colors of photography. To me, they symbolize the alternatives of hope and despair to which mankind is forever subjected.
“In photography, you’ve got to be quick, quick, quick, quick. Like an animal and prey.
There’s something strange and powerful about black-and-white imagery.
To see in color is a delight for the eye but to see in black and white is a delight for the soul.
“Look and think before opening the shutter. The heart and mind are the true lens of the camera”
I think it’s because it was an emotional story, and emotions come through much stronger in black and white. Colour is distracting in a way, it pleases the eye but it doesn’t necessarily reach the heart.
One very important difference between color and monochromatic photography is this: in black and white you suggest; in color you state. Much can be implied by suggestion, but the statement demands certainty… absolute certainty.
“A photographer must possess and retain the receptive faculties of a child who watches the world for the first time.”
I work in color sometimes, but I guess the images I most connect to, historically speaking, are in black and white. I see more in black and white – I like the abstraction of it.
Mary Ellen Mark
Which is probably the reason why I work exclusively in black and white… to highlight that contrast.
“Don’t pack up your camera until you’ve left the location.”
Hope you loved reading these funny photography quotes. So say cheese, it’s time for a quick click!