Photography is not Art. Photography is a drawing medium and, as such, may be used to make Art.

Photographs, by nature, are abstract. They are a graphic incision into reality, leaving behind depth, movement, sound, scent and the tactile. What is presented is visual illusion.

It now seems as if there are more photographs in this world than there are things to photograph and many significant pictures are being drowned in this digital tsunami.

There are two people in every photograph: the photographer and the viewer
—Ansel Adams

The single most important component of a camera is the twelve inches behind it!
—Ansel Adams

All photos are accurate, none of them tell the truth.
—Richard Avedon

A good photograph is like a good joke. If you have to explain it, it’s not that good.