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January 12


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Some great photography "one-liners" taken from:…

  • Don’t shoot for fame or recognition.
  • Photo-competitions are not for everybody.
  • Your best picture may not win you anything, be prepared.
  • Post-Processing is an art!
  • A good photographer is the one who hides his mediocre works.
  • If you want to make a better photograph get closer.
  • There is no such thing called your style.
  • Shoot anything and everything.
  • Invest on lenses.
  • Whenever you feel the urge to buy a new gear just check what you have conquered with your current one.
  • If you want to be an artist, money comes last.
  • For portraits don’t ask them to pose instead talk and see it happen.
  • Greater shutter count doesnt simply mean you are a better photographer.
  • Carry less shoot more.
  • Practice and passion are the key for your survival.
  • Always shoot in RAW against JPEG dont ask why.
  • Speak to your camera, it performs better.
  • If you are a serious photographer you wouldn’t be shooting b’day parties.
  • Processing cannot save a poor picture.
  • The day you stopped debating about Canon or Nikon is the best in your photography life.
  • Wedding Photography is not for everybody so don’t quit your existing job.
  • Encourage your piers and friends, the world already has enough critics.
  • Histogram may sound complex but it’s not, so learn it now.
  • Shooting in extreme weather conditions will give you wonderful results.
  • Be open to criticism if you have expectations.
  • Do not recreate someone else’s photograph in the name of inspiration.
  • Try not to crop your pictures and see you excel as a photographer.
  • Have an insight about the final picture before you open photoshop.
  • Low light photography doesn’t mean you should bump your ISO.
  • Blur and DOF are two different phenomenons.
  • Make sure your copyright symbol doesn’t spoil the picture’s beauty.
  • Street Photography is not about shooting the poor and homeless.
  • When in broad daylight shoot indoors or take a nap.
  • See something beautiful but regret not having your camera, often happens to us so cherish you saw something.
  • Art is greater than you and your ego.
  • This world looks more beautiful twice a day, do not miss the sunrise and sunset.
  • Street Photography doesn’t sell, don’t try to make money out of it.
My favourites: 
  • Facebook likes doesn’t mean you have a good photograph.
  • Project 365 will make you quit photography before the year end.
  • Composition can’t be learned, it has to be practiced.
  • There are no mistakes in photography only lessons.
  • Learn the rules first to break them effectively.
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LUCILALEYLA Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Great lines thank you for sharing :hug:
SteveCaissie-stock Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2014  Professional Photographer
If I can add one more to the list of proverbs:

Photography is about moderating two things: light and client expectations.
georgewjohnson Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Brilliant! Ha ha!
Carthaginian Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
These are great! Thank you :nod:
Pinedrop Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2014
Excellent!  Looks like I'll have to start conversing with my camera.  And finally learn how to use a histogram...
Delahkel Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2014  Student Photographer
Thanks for sharing!
SkankinMike Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2014
I talk to my camera!
georgewjohnson Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
I swear at mine sometimes, does that still count? :lol:
tanikel Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2014   Photographer
Totally does.  :nod:
I'm surprised mine still cooperates with me after all of the names and threats I've made towards it. 
georgewjohnson Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
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