An unreliable memoir


You don’t take a photograph, you make it.  Ansel Adams

There are always two people in every picture: the photographer and the viewer.  Ansel Adams

There’s nothing worse than a sharp image of a fuzzy concept.  Ansel Adams

The sheer ease with which we can produce a superficial image often leads to creative disaster. Ansel Adams

Twelve significant photographs in any one year is a good crop. Ansel Adams

Landscape photography is the supreme test of the photographer, and often the supreme disappointment. Ansel Adams

Sometimes I do get to places just when God’s ready to have somebody click the shutter. Ansel Adams

Dodging and burning are steps to take care of mistakes God made in establishing tonal relationships. Ansel Adams

If your pictures aren’t good enough, you aren’t close enough. Robert Capa

Shoot what you love. Source unknown?

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