“Sometimes I do get to places just when God’s ready to have somebody click the shutter.” – Ansel Adams
“Photography, as a powerful medium of expression and communications, offers an infinite variety of perception, interpretation and execution.” – Ansel Adams
“Our lives at times seem a study in contrast… love & hate, birth & death, right & wrong… everything seen in absolutes of black & white.
Too often we are not aware that it is the ” Shades of Grey ” that add depth & meaning to the starkness of those extremes.” – Ansel Adams
Ansel Easton Adams ( 1902 – 1984 ) become the most celebrated landscape photographer of his generation, a passionate environmentalist who’s black and white landscapes of the American West are still believed to be amongst the finest ever created.
Photography is a ” Click of Life ” of one Moment only . – ram H singhal
It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop. – Andy Warhol
People need to be made more aware of the need to work at learning how to live ,
because life is so quick and sometimes it goes away too quickly. – Andy Warhol
The best thing about a picture is that it never changes, even when the people in it do.– Andy Warhol
Sometimes people let the same problem make them miserable for years when they could just say, ‘So what’.
That’s one of my favorite things to say. ‘So what.’ – Andy Warhol
Andy Warhol was one of the most prolific and popular artists of his time, using both avant-garde and highly commercial sensibilities.
Andy Warhol was a successful magazine and ad illustrator who became a leading artist of the 1960s Pop art movements. He ventured into a wide variety of art forms, including performance art, filmmaking, video installations and writing, and controversially blurred the lines between fine art and mainstream aesthetics. Warhol died on February 22, 1987, in New York City. Compiled By : ram H singhal
Quotes are essence of everyone’s life and fragrance on Tracks of Time .
“For me photography is to place head and heart and eye along the same line of sight. It’s a way of life.” ― Henri Cartier–Bresson
“There is no closed figure in nature. Every shape participates with another. No one thing is independent of another, and one thing rhymes with another, and light gives them shape.” ― Henri Cartier-Bresson
“Of all the means of expression, photography is the only one that fixes forever the precise and transitory instant.
We photographers deal in things that are continually vanishing, and when they have vanished, there is no contrivance on earth that can make them come back again. We cannot develop and print a memory.
The writer has time to reflect. He can accept and reject, accept again; and before committing his thoughts to paper he is able to tie the several relevant elements together.
There is also a period when his brain “forgets,” and his subconscious works on classifying his thoughts.
But for photographers, what has gone is gone forever.” ― Henri Cartier-Bresson,
“For me the camera is a sketch book, an instrument of intuition and spontaneity, the master of the instant which, in visual terms, questions and decides simultaneously.
In order to “give a meaning” to the world, one has to feel oneself involved in what one frames through the viewfinder.
This attitude requires concentration, a discipline of the mind, sensitivity, and a sense of geometry.” ― Henri Cartier-Bresson,
“If there is one point, it’s humanity, it’s life, the richness of life. The thing is simply to be sensitive.” ― Henri Cartier-Bresson
“— How do you make your pictures? — I don’t know, it’s not important.”