As photography is considered the most fascinating kind of art, August 19 is observed as World Photography Day. This year we will not be able to celebrate this photography day outside due to the ongoing pandemic. So, here is a list of quotes, wishes, statuses, and greetings that you can send to your friends on World Photography Day 2021.

What is Photography?

Photography word literally means “drawing with light”. Supposedly the word was first coined in 1839 by the British scientist Sir John Herschel from the Greek words phos (genetive: photos) means “light” and graphe means “drawing or writing.

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World Photography Day Quotes

Have a look at the best inspirational quotes on photography by renowned photographers. Here are some eye-catching pictures, and quotes by great photographers.

“In photography, there is a reality so subtle that it becomes more real than reality.”- Alfred Stieglitz

“The camera makes you forget you’re there. It’s not like you are hiding but you forget, you are just looking so much.”- Annie Leibovitz

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

There are no rules for good photographs, there are only good photographs—Ansel Adams

Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving—Aaron Siskind

“Photography helps people to see.”- Berenice Abbott

 A photograph is a secret about a secret. The more it tells you the less you know.”- Diane Arbus

 “A camera is a tool for learning how to see without a camera.”- Dorothea Lange

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 “Your first 10,000 photographs are your worst.”-Henri Cartier-Bresson

“Which of my photographs is my favourite? The one I’m going to take tomorrow.”- Imogen Cunningham

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

 “The eye should learn to listen before it looks.”- Robert Frank

 “Photographs open doors into the past, but they also allow a look into the future.”- Sally Mann

 “Photography is the power of observation, and not the application of technology”- Prerna Sharma

“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

“The picture that you took with your camera is the imagination you want to create with reality.” – Scott Lorenzo

“Don’t shoot what it looks like. Shoot what it feels like.”- David Alan Harvey

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 “The best thing about a picture is that it never changes, even when the people in it do.”- Andy Warhol

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

“What I like about photographs is that they capture a moment that’s gone forever, impossible to reproduce.” – Karl Lagerfeld

“Every other artist begins with a blank canvas, a piece of paper… the photographer begins with the finished product.”- Edward Steichen

“Beauty can be seen in all things, seeing and composing the beauty is what separates the snapshot from the photograph.”– Matt Hardy

I love photography. And I just eat it up. I feel like I’m an encyclopedia, you know, inside.– Annie Leibovitz

People criticized me for my photography. They said it’s not art.– David Hockney

All painters are interested in photography to a certain extent.– David Hockney

I’ve always been super into photography and the visuals that support my music.– Melanie Martinez

Music is the doorway that has led me to draw, photography, and writing.– Layne Staley

– I love photography and first editions. I have that in my genes. My father was an archivist.– Winona Ryder

I have no fear of photography as long as it cannot be used in heaven and in hell.– Edvard Munch

I take a lot of pride in my photography.– Cole Sprouse

“I take the same picture twice. First, with my heart, then camera.”– Biju Karakkonam

“Photography is the story I fail to put into words.”– Destin Sparks

Happy World Photography Day

The important thing is not the camera but the eye—Alfred Eisenstaedt

“My job as a portrait photographer is to seduce, amuse, and entertain.”– Helmut Newton

“Photography is an itch that won’t go away. No matter how much you scratch it.”– Dara McGrath

“Sharpness is a bourgeois concept.”– Henri Cartier-Bresson

Look and think before opening the shutter. The heart and mind are the true lens of the camera—Yousuf Karsh

Share some beautiful images on your social media account to pay a tribute on this day.

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World Photography Day Wishes & Messages

 A picture captures a thousand emotions locked in the frame as photography is a form of art that immortalizes the moment forever. Is it is rightly said “a picture is worth a thousand words” because a moment locked in the frame of a camera is capable of delivering a thousand emotions that words may be short to describe?

When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence Happy World Photography Day

“Indulging in Photography is like having a love affair with life.”

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“A photograph is a secret about a secret. The more it tells you, the less you know” 

“Beauty can be seen in all things, seeing and composing the beauty is what separates the snapshot from the photograph. Happy World Photography Day”

“There is one component the photo needs to contain, the humanity of the moment.” 

“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 Happy World Photography Day”

“In images, there is a truth so delicate that it turns into greater reality than reality.” 

“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 Happy World Photography Day”

“Photography is the story I fail to put into words.” 

“It is a moment which can be captured on just one click…. Wishing a very Happy World Photography Day to you.”

“Some people like to click photographs but some people like to be in the photograph…. Wishing everyone a very Happy World Photography Day.”

“Photographers have the power to make the ordinary people look so extra-ordinary just by using their lens… Warm wishes on World Photography Day.”

“In photography there is a reality so subtle that it becomes more real than reality.”

“A portrait is now not made in the digicam however on both aspects of it.” 

“If the photographer is interested in the people in front of his lens, and if he is compassionate it’s already a lot. The instrument is not the camera but the photographer Happy World Photography Day”

“The fine component about an image is that it in no way changes, even when the humans in it do.”

“A good photograph is one that communicates a fact touches the heart and leaves the viewer a changed person for having seen it It is, in a word, effective Happy World Photography Day”

“Taking pics is like tiptoeing into the kitchen late at night time and stealing Oreo cookies.” 

“Wishing you a very Happy World Photography Day…. Click to capture the moments, click to save it as a memory of your life.”

“You have to click thousands of bad pictures to finally click a good one…. Happy World Photography Day to you my dear.”

It’s one thing to make a picture of what a person looks like it’s another thing to make a portrait of who they are Happy World Photography Day”

“The photo that you took with your digital camera is the creativeness you desire to create with reality.”

Happy World Photography Day Quotes

Listed below are some best quotes on “World Photography Day” that encourages the youth to take active participation in this hobby, and the day also signifies the major contribution of the skilled pioneers who inspire the world.

“Photography takes an instant from a time frame and alters life by holding it still.”

“A photograph is the pause button of life.”

“Photography is a pretty simple skill, just reacting to what you see and click a lot of pictures.”

“If it makes you laugh, if it makes you cry and rips out your heart, then that is a great picture.”

“I didn’t choose the photography life; the Photography life chose me.”

“Life is like photographs; you need the negatives to develop.”

“Character, like a negative of a photograph, develops in darkness.”

“When I have a camera in my hand, I know no fear.”

“You don’t take a photograph, you make it.”

“Walk. Look. See. Stop. Photograph.”

“The best way to express our feelings is with a photograph. Happy World Photography Day!”

A good photograph is one that communicates a fact
touches the heart and leaves the viewer a changed person for having seen it
It is, in a word, effective
Happy World Photography Day

World Photography Day Quotes in Hindi

Life तो एक Photography है
उसे अच्छी तरह से Edit करो
फिर देखना ये दुनिया उसे कितना Like करती है
हैप्पी वर्ल्ड फोटोग्राफी डे

जिस से ये तबीअत बड़ी मुश्किल से लगी थी
देखा तो वो तस्वीर हर इक दिल से लगी थी
हैप्पी वर्ल्ड फोटोग्राफी डे

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
Happy World Photography Day

Taglines for World Photography Day

Photographs are beautiful memories.

Capture your moments in photographs.

Photographs always bring joys.

Don’t let digital pictures ruin the pleasure of photographs.

Photographs are something that we always cherish.

Never miss an opportunity to click the one you love.

Relive your past with the photographs.

You don’t always need a good camera to click a good photo

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