Though you are a minute imitation of life. I drawn to your artistry. Enchanted. Submissive to the beauty you bring. Charmed. Captured,a willing prisoner to the delight you bring. Allured. Attracted. I am your willing prey sucked into your loveliness and you become my addiction.
I love photos
because the best thing about it
is that it never changes,
even when the people in it does.
After all, what would be “beautiful” if the contradiction had not first become conscious of itself, if the ugly had not first said to itself: “I am ugly
If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.
Now I know I’ve got a heart, because it’s breaking.
~ Jack Haley, The Wizard of Oz
Sometimes you love, and you learn, and you move on. And that’s okay.
People do not seem to realize that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character .
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
When we were children, we used to think that when we were grown-up we would no longer be vulnerable. But to grow up is to accept vulnerability. To be alive is to be vulnerable.
~ Madeleine L’Engle
I wish more people felt that photography was an adventure the same as life itself and felt that their individual feelings were worth expressing. To me, that makes photography more exciting.
~ Harry Callahan quotes
The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently.
Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured forever… it remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything.
~ Aaron Siskind
We live and learn, and we crash and burn, and we’re gone. we take what we know, and we learn as we go, and we run.
I may not be there yet, but I’m closer than I was yesterday.
When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence.
Photography deals exquisitely with appearances, but nothing is what it appears to be.
The thing I love most about photography is that it takes you to places you dreamt to be when you were a kid. It transports me to a world I long since forgotten, or the wishes I made that I long since dismissed…
I didn’t want to tell the tree or weed what it was. I wanted it to tell me something and through me express its meaning in nature.
Just because today is a terrible day doesn’t mean tomorrow might not be the best day of your entire life. You just have to wake up and get there.
~ Pete Wentz
I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow, but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing
~ Agatha Christie
The higher you raise your hopes, the further you have to fall
~Jodi Picoult, Second Glance
We’re taught early on to be a good person, to be kind, to follow the rules, to say our prayers and take our vitamins. But what if we do the right thing and then bad things happen? What then? Is it ever wrong to do the right thing?
~ Men In Trees