Quotes by Ansel Adams

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Yosemite Valley, to me, is always a sunrise, a glitter of green and golden wonder in a vast edifice of stone and space.
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When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence.
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The negative is the equivalent of the composer's score, and the print the performance.
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A photograph is usually looked at, seldom looked into.
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There are always two people in every picture: the photographer and the viewer.
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You don't take a photograph, you make it.
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A great photograph is a full expression of what one feels about what is being photographed in the deepest sense, and is, thereby, a true expression of what one feels about life in its entirety.
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There are no rules for good photographs, there are only good photographs.
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Sometimes I do get to places just when God's ready to have somebody click the shutter.
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Dodging and burning are steps to take care of mistakes God made in establishing tonal relationships.
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