125 Capturing Moments Quotes To Inspire Photography

Looking for quotes about capturing moments and memories? We have rounded up the best collection of capturing moments quotes, sayings, captions for Instagram, status messages, (with images and pictures) to inspire photographers who love photography.

Photography is all about freezing heartfelt moments into memories forever. There are some special moments in life which you always want to cherish and relive. A picture with a loved one makes you relive your old memories.

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Be it your wedding, time with your friends, your family, your children, each moment is special a nd capturing them beautifully will help you preserve history which you can revisit whenever you want.

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These amazing photography quotes about capturing moments will inspire you to take pictures of special moments in life and preserve and cherish them all your life. A simple smile of your loved one in a photo can be really nostalgic at times and bring all good memories in a flash back.

We have divided these beautiful capture the moments quotes in the following sections to motivate you;

  • Capturing Moments Quotes
  • Quotes About Capturing Memories

Capturing Moments Quotes

  1. “Collect moments not things.”

  2. “Life is short. Capture every moment.”                                                                                       

    Capturing Moments Quotes
    Capturing Moments Quotes

  3. “A photograph is the pause button of life.”                                                                             

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    capture every moment quotes

  4. “Look for the moment between moments.”


  5. “Photography is truth.” Jean-Luc Godard


  6. “Only photograph what you love.” – Tim Walker


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


  8. “I don’t trust words. I trust pictures.” – Gilles Peress


  9. “The little things? The little moments? They aren’t little.”


  10. “Essentially what photography is is life lit up.” – Sam Abell


  11. “You don’t take a photograph. You ask quietly to borrow it.”


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


  13. “Photography has nothing to do with cameras.” – Lucas Gentry


  14. “Once photography enters your bloodstream, it is like a disease.”


  15. “Today everything exists to end in a photograph.” – Susan Sontag


  16. “When people ask me what equipment I use – I tell them my eyes.”


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


  18. “Character, like a photograph, develops in darkness.” – Yousuf Karsh


  19. “Taking an image, freezing a moment, reveals how rich reality truly is.”


  20. “Capturing the moments of today that will wow your hearts tomorrow.”                             

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    quotes about capturing memories

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


  22. “If I could tell the story in words, I wouldn’t need to lug around a camera.”


  23. “I think good dreaming is what leads to good photographs.” – Wayne Miller


  24. “All photographs are accurate. None of them is the truth.” – Richard Avedon


  25. “Great photography is about depth of feeling, not depth of field.” – Peter Adams


  26. “A portrait is not made in the camera but on either side of it.” – Edward Steichen


  27. “In photography there are no shadows that cannot be illuminated.” – August Sander


  28. “Photograph: a picture painted by the sun without instruction in art.” – Ambrose Bierce


  29. “Taking pictures is savoring life intensely, every hundredth of a second.” – Marc Riboud


  30. “It is more important to click with people than to click the shutter.” – Alfred Eisenstaedt


  31. “When I photograph, what I’m really doing is seeking answers to things.” – Wynn Bullock


  32. “I never have taken a picture I’ve intended. They’re always better or worse.” – Diane Arbus


  33. “We are making photographs to understand what our lives mean to us.” – Ralph Hattersley


  34. “Photography takes an instant out of time, altering life by holding it still.” – Dorothea Lange


  35. “I really believe there are things nobody would see if I didn’t photograph them.” – Diane Arbus


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


  37. “I like to photograph anyone before they know what their best angles are.” – Ellen Von Unwerth


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


  39. “There is one thing the photograph must contain, the humanity of the moment.” – Robert Frank


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


  41. “If you see something that moves you, and then snap it, you keep a moment.” – Linda McCartney


  42. “The camera is an instrument that teaches people how to see without a camera.” – Dorothea Lange


  43. “No place is boring, if you’ve had a sleep and have a pocket full of unexposed film.” – Robert Adams


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


  45. “If you want to be a better photographer, stand in front of more interesting stuff.” – Jim Richardson


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


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


  48. “Taking pictures is like tiptoeing into the kitchen late at night and stealing Oreo cookies.” – Diane Arbus


  49. “The whole point of taking pictures is so that you don’t have to explain things with words.” – Elliott Erwitt


  50. “Captured moments stuck in between reality and could-have-beens consuming a part of you and a part of me.”


  51. “A thing that you see in my pictures is that I was not afraid to fall in love with these people.” – Annie Leibovitz


  52. “My life is shaped by the urgent need to wander and observe, and my camera is my passport.” – Steve McCurry


  53. “Once you learn to care, you can record images with your mind or on film. There is no difference between the two.”


  54. “Look and think before opening the shutter. The heart and mind are the true lens of the camera.” – Yousuf Karsh


  55. “A tear contains an ocean. A photographer is aware of the tiny moments in a persons life that reveal greater truths.”


  56. “What makes photography a strange invention is that its primary raw materials are light and time.” – John Berger


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


  58. “One doesn’t stop seeing. One doesn’t stop framing. It doesn’t turn off and turn on. It’s on all the time.” – Annie Leibovitz


  59. “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.” – Paul Caponigro


  60. “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


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


  62. “When I say I want to photograph someone, what it really means is that I’d like to know them. Anyone I know I photograph.” – Annie Leibovitz


  63. “I wish that all of nature’s magnificence, the emotion of the land, the living energy of place could be photographed.” – Annie Leibovitz


  64. “You look at a picture for a week and never think of it again. You can also look at a picture for a second and think of it all your life.” – Joan Miro


  65. “When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence.” – Ansel Adams


  66. “At certain moments of intense personal grief, capturing images was for me the only way to comprehend later what was happening.” – Pedro Meyer


  67. “The camera is an excuse to be someplace you otherwise don’t belong. It gives me both a point of connection and a point of separation.” – Susan Meiselas


  68. “Life is like a camera. Just focus on what’s important and capture the good times, develop from the negatives and if things don’t work out, just take another shot.”


  69. “Most things in life are moments of pleasure and a lifetime of embarrassment; photography is a moment of embarrassment and a lifetime of pleasure.” – Tony Benn


  70. “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.” – Irving Penn


  71. “I love the people I photograph. I mean, they’re my friends. I’ve never met most of them or I don’t know them at all, yet through my images I live with them.” – Bruce Gilden


  72. “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.” – Eve Arnold


  73. “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.” – Don McCullin


  74. 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


  75. “To me, photography is an art of observation. It’s about finding something interesting in an ordinary place… I’ve found it has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see them.” – Elliott Erwitt

Quotes About Capturing Memories

  1. “Capture every moment as if its your last.”                                                                                     

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    perfect moment captured quotes

  2. “Capture the moment that take your breath away.”                                                                   

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    capture beautiful moments quotes

  3. “Capture the sacred moment.” – Lailah Gifty Akita


  4. “A picture has the magic to make a moment last forever.”                                                   

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    thank you for capturing this moment quotes

  5. “Photography is the beauty of life captured.” – Tara Chisholm


  6. “Happiness is… capturing special moments with your camera.”                                 

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    Capturing Moments Quotes Images

  7. “Capturing moments in eyes, is better than, capturing in camera.”


  8. “When you take a picture you are stopping the moment you want to save.”                     

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    Capturing moments with friends quotes

  9. “Some captured moments are worth a thousand memories, only if you can see it!”                                                                                                                                                     

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    quotes about photography capture moment

  10. “If you don’t capture the moments, they will be gone forever.” – Lailah Gifty Akita


  11. “Like most photographers, I try to capture a moment in my work.” – Julian Lennon


  12. “Capturing the moments is good, living those moments is the best.” – Nitish Shukla


  13. “The Instagram generation now experiences the present as an anticipated memory.”


  14. “Any moment which is not captured is loss in the events of time.” – Lailah Gifty Akita


  15. “Cherish all your happy moments; they make a fine cushion for old age.” – Booth Tarkington


  16. “Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.” – Dr. Seuss


  17. “Capturing a beautiful moment in a photo is something I’m very passionate about.” – Nigel Barker


  18. “Film can capture a moment of spontaneous life that will never be captured again.” – Greta Gerwig


  19. “In the world of photography, you get to share a captured moment with other people.” – James Wilson


  20. “Photography to me is catching a moment that is passing, and which is true.” – Jacques-Henri Lartigue


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


  22. “I am happiest sitting against a tree, with my notebook or sketchpad on my knee, capturing the moment.” – Fennel Hudson


  23. “Photography was a way for me to freeze time and to capture the moments that were happy and healthy.” – Rachel Morrison


  24. “People talk about perfect timing, but I think everything is perfect in its moment; you just want to capture that.” – Eddie Huang


  25. “People are so wonderful that a photographer has only to wait for that breathless moment to capture what he wants on film.” – Weegee


  26. “When a moment in front of me appears to be particularly special, whether it be by beauty or experience, I capture it.” – Connor Franta


  27. “When trying to take a picture of a friend’s young, active daughter using my DSLR, it was impossible to capture the fleeting moments.” – Ren Ng


  28. “My main objective with every album is to capture a moment in time, which usually makes the whole process very relaxing.” – Alanis Morissette


  29. “I don’t tend to do a whole Instagram theme. I like to capture the moment in front of me and make it look as good as possible!” – Connor Franta


  30. “Most of us focus so much on “capturing” the moment that we don’t realize we keep losing it for the next, which we will lose next.” – Prashant Chopra


  31. “After all, it’s not like I’ll suddenly arrive at the perfect photo and decide I can’t go any further. I’d hate to capture that moment.” – William Beem


  32. “So, I’m always trying to stay awake to be in the moment, and capture the moments when they come, because they come and go all the time.” – Mike Singletary


  33. “Photography is for me, a spontaneous impulse that comes from an ever-attentive eye, which captures the moment and its eternity.” – Henri Cartier Bresson


  34. “I want pictures like these. The kind that can capture a moment, make it real. I need pictures that do more than reflect. I need pictures that are true.” – Lisa Mangum


  35. “A photographer who made a picture from a splendid moment, an accidental pose of someone or beautiful scenery, is the finder of a treasure.” – Robert Doisneau


  36. “My interest in photography is not to capture an image I see or have in my mind, but to explore the potential of moments I can only begin to imagine.” – Lois Greenfield


  37. “Photography is like a moment, an instant. You need a half-second to get the photo. So, it’s good to capture people when they are themselves.” – Patrick Demarchelier


  38. “Human gesture and expression are the essences of photography. It’s not about lights or fast lenses and fast film. It’s the ability to capture a moment in time.” – John Shearer


  39. “It’s weird that photographers spend years or even a whole lifetime, trying to capture moments that added together, don’t even amount to a couple of hours.” – James Lalropui Keivom


  40. “I used to like taking pictures. I wanted to capture precious moments and make them mine. I wanted to hang on to everything that might someday become a fond memory.” – Fumio Sasaki

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Photography is a wonderful hobby and profession where you have the power to capture all happy moments. Now-a-days all mobile phones have cameras, and everyone usually captures every moment which is meaningful and important to you.

There are moments when your loved ones leave you when they are gone forever because of distance, death, or a breakup. Those are the times when photos bring them back to you all the special moments and the time spent with your loved ones.

Sometimes old pics and albums can make us go back in time and make us nostalgic, emotional and get our precious childhood or old friendship days back to us.

There are so many things we are holding and will hold close to our hearts and these throwback unforgettable memories captions and quotes will have you taking a walk down memory lane.

We hope these Unforgettable Memory Picture Quotes helped you to remember and refresh some special old memories of your own!

Share your feelings with your far away old family, friends, BFF’s today with these heart-melting spending time with friends quotes and messages.

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