Laugh While You Click: Famous Funny Photography Quotes

They love to shoot you while you are smiling, these funny photography quotes prove this.

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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.

David LaChapelle

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.

Elizabeth Metcalf

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…



Minolta makes the best bodies, Nikon makes the best lenses, Canon makes the best compromise.

- Anonymous

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.”


Elliott Erwitt

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!

Ted Grant

I’ve been forty years discovering that the queen of all colors is black.

Henri Mattise

“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.”

Ansel Adams

Color is everything, black and white are more.

Dominic Rouse

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.

Ginger Rogers

“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.

Don McCullin

Black and white are the colors of photography. To me, they symbolize the alternatives of hope and despair to which mankind is forever subjected.

Robert Frank

“In photography, you’ve got to be quick, quick, quick, quick. Like an animal and prey.

Henri Cartier-Bresson

There’s something strange and powerful about black-and-white imagery.

Stefan Kanfer

To see in color is a delight for the eye but to see in black and white is a delight for the soul.


Andri Cauldwell

“Look and think before opening the shutter. The heart and mind are the true lens of the camera”

Yousuf Karsh

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.

Kim Hunter

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.

Paul Outerbridge

“A photographer must possess and retain the receptive faculties of a child who watches the world for the first time.”

Bill Brandt

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.

Leonard Nimoy

“Don’t pack up your camera until you’ve left the location.”

Joe McNally

Hope you loved reading these funny photography quotes. So say cheese, it’s time for a quick click!

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