Are you a nature photographer who is looking to post wonderful nature images on social media sites. If yes, you will be definitely looking for some eye-catchy nature photography quotes to accompany these images. I will share the best nature photography quotes from famous personalities that will help you grab the viewer’s attention. You can use these nature photography quotes on Instagram, Facebook, or any social media sites with your beautiful nature photos.

Let these quotes inspire and motivate you as you embark on your own journey of capturing the wonders of nature through your lens.

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101 Top Nature Photography Quotes 🏞 

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1. “I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day’s work.” – Frank Lloyd Wright

2. “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.” – Marcel Proust

3. “In every walk with nature, one receives far more than he seeks.” – John Muir

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

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

6. “The painter tries to master color, but color is constantly changing in nature, and the camera captures it in the blink of an eye.” – Irving Penn

7. “Nature always wears the colors of the spirit.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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9. “A photograph is usually looked at – seldom looked into” – Ansel Adams

10. “The camera sees more than the eye, so why not make use of it?” – Edward Weston

11. “The Earth does not belong to us: we belong to the Earth.” – Marlee Matlin

12. “Chasing angels or fleeing demons, go to the mountains.” – Jeffrey Rasley

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

14. “Landscape photography is the supreme test of the photographer – and often the supreme disappointment.” – Ansel Adams

15. “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

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

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17. “Photography is an austere and blazing poetry of the real.” – Ansel Adams

18. “To photograph truthfully and effectively is to see beneath the surfaces and record the qualities of nature and humanity which live or are latent in all things.” – Ansel Adams

19. “A good photograph is one that communicates a fact, touches the heart, and leaves the viewer a changed person for having seen it.” – Irving Penn

20. “Nature is painting for us, day after day, pictures of infinite beauty if only we have the eyes to see them.” – John Ruskin

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

22. “The typical nature photograph shows a butterfly on a pretty flower. The conservation photograph shows the same thing, but with a bulldozer coming at it in the background” – Joel Sartore

23. “Photography, as a powerful medium of expression and communications, offers an infinite variety of perception, interpretation, and execution.” – Ansel Adams

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

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25. “A good snapshot keeps a moment from running away.” – Eudora Welty

26. “Every leaf speaks bliss to me, fluttering from the autumn tree.” – Emily Brontë

27. “Photography is the only language that can be understood anywhere in the world.” – Bruno Barbey

28. “Anything that is worth pursuing is going to require us to suffer, just a little bit” – Chris Burckard

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29. “The poetry of the earth is never dead.” – John Keats

30. “The camera is much more than a recording apparatus; it is a medium via which messages reach us from another world.” – Orson Welles

31. “The camera is an extension of yourself. It can see what you see. But, the important thing is, how does it see?” – Ernst Haas

32. “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

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33. “A camera is a SAVE button for the mind’s eye.” – Roger Kingston

34. “In photography, the smallest thing can be a great subject. The little, human detail can become a Leitmotiv.” – Henri Cartier-Bresson

35. “A photograph is a moral decision taken in one eighth of a second.” – Salman Rushdie

36. “Anything that is worth pursuing is going to require us to suffer, just a little bit” – Chris Burckard

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

38. “To photograph: it is to put on the same line of sight the head, the eye, and the heart.” – Henri Cartier-Bresson

39. “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

40. “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

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41. “Photography is a love affair with life.” – Burk Uzzle

42. “You don’t make a photograph just with a camera. You bring to the act of photography all the pictures you have seen, the books you have read, the music you have heard, the people you have loved.” – Ansel Adams

43. “The best camera is the one that’s with you.” Chase Jarvis

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

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45. “I want to interpret the natural world and our links to it” Frans Lanting

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

47. “Photography is about capturing souls, not smiles.” – Dragan Tapshanov

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

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49. “Photography is a reality so subtle that it becomes more real than reality.” – Alfred Stieglitz

50. “The camera is my tool. Through it, I give a reason to everything around me.” – André Kertész

51. “Photography is an immediate reaction, drawing is a meditation.” Henri Cartier-Bresson

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

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

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

55. “I look closely for moments like a fleeting tender touch or expression that is character-revealing” – Alison Langevad

56. “Often my pictures will have two dates: the date that I made the negative and the date that I finally made the print “ – Thomas Joshua Cooper

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57 .“Never stop looking, no matter where you are, everywhere there are good photographs.” – Art Wolfe

58. “It’s great that we’ve been able to infect an entire community with this idea about – it’s not just about making pretty pictures, it’s about making pictures of value.“– Robert Glenn Ketchum

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 .“Photographs allow for connections to be made and for time to pause to appreciate all the world has to offer.” – Dustin Thibideau

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61. “Normally, the best photos are arrived at not by coincidence” – Paul Goldstein

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

63. “Actually, it’s nature itself that creates the most beautiful pictures, I’m only choosing the perspective.” – Katja Michael

64.“Nature is pure spirit, it is the biggest artist. If you want to document its art, you have to see Art in nature.” – Orsolya Haarberg

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65. “Many photographers think they are photographing nature when they are only caricaturing her.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

66. “God creates the beauty. My camera and I are witness.” – Mark Denman

67. “Much is missed if we only have eyes for the bright colours. Nature should be viewed without distinction.” – Eliot Porter

68. “When the magic hour arrives, my thoughts centre on light rather than on the landscape.” – Galen Rowell 

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69. “The earth is art, the photographer is only a witness.” – Yann Arthus Bertrand

70. “Images can help us understand the urgency many photographers feel to protect wild places.” – Cristina Mittermeier

 71. “I have not tried to reproduce nature: I have represented it.” – Paul Cezanne

 72. “You only get one sunrise and one sunset a day, and you only get so many days on the planet. A good photographer does the math and doesn’t waste either.” – Galen Rowell

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73. “Photography is inspired by beauty, captured with passion.” – Destin Sparks

 74. “Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.” – Frank Lloyd Wright

 75. “Art speaks only to the mind, while nature speaks to all the faculties.” – George Sand

 76. “Colours are the smiles of nature.“ – Leigh Hunt

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77. “By discovering nature, you discover yourself.” – Maxime Lagace

 78. “Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” – Albert Einstein

 79. “Keep your love of nature, for that is the true way to understand art more and more.” –  Vincent Van Gogh

 80. “Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.” – Lao Tzu

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81. “If you can see it, you can shoot it.”  -Ted Grant

82. “One touch of nature makes the whole world kin.” – William Shakespeare

83. “The richness I achieve comes from Nature, the source of my inspiration.” – Claude Monet

84. “Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy.” – Isaac Newton

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85. “You just have to live and life will give you pictures.” – Henri Cartier-Bresson

86. “A landscape image cuts across all political and natural boundaries, it transcends the constraints of language and culture.” – Charlie Waite

87. “A good photograph is knowing where to stand.” – Ansel Adams

88. “Adopt the pace of Nature; her secret is patience.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson 

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89. “The beauty of the natural world lies in the details.” – Natalie Angier

90. “It is folly to think that we can destroy one species and ecosystem after another and not affect humanity. When we save species, we’re actually saving ourselves” – Joel Sartore

91. “When you spend your life in a creative mode all the time, mindless leaf blowing can be a welcome break” – Art Wolfe 

92. “My emotions, instincts, and interests are all with nature” – Eliot Porter

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

94. “Nature is not only what is visible to the eye – it also shows the inner images of the soul – the images on the backside of the eyes.” – Edvard Munch

95. “If one really loves nature, one can find beauty everywhere.” – Vincent Van Gogh

96. “Truly, art is embedded in nature; he who can extract it, has it.” – Albrecht Durer

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97. “The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness.” – John Muir

98. “The most interesting part of the natural world are the edges, places where ocean meets land, meadow meets forest, timberline touches the heights.” – Galen Rowell

99. “The earth has music for those who listen.” – William Shakespeare

100. “The mountains are calling and I must go.” – John Muir

101. “Choose only one master- Nature.” – Rembrandt

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