chad harris photography

Photography and so much more.

Favorite quotes

“Life is a journey, not a destination.”  -Ralph Waldo Emerson

“I wish more people felt that photography was an adventure the same as life itself and felt that their individual feelings were worth expressing. To me, that makes photography more exciting.” -Harry Callahan

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

“Photography deals exquisitely with appearances, but nothing is what it appears to be.” -Duane Michals

“Photography helps people to see.” -Berenice Abbott

“There are no rules for good photographs, there are only good photographs.” -Ansel Adams

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

“I do the very best I know how, the very best I can, and I mean to keep on doing so until the end.” -Abraham Lincoln

“A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.” -Bruce Lee

“Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.” -Dr. Seuss

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” -Mark Twain

“I used to think the worst thing in life was to end up all alone. It’s not. The worst thing in life is to end up with people who make you feel all alone.” -Robin Williams

“Just like in life, all of my successes depend on me.”  -Kenny Powers of “Eastbound and Down”

“Skill in photography is acquired by practice, not purchase.” -Unknown

“The most important gear is your eye, not your camera.”  -Unknown

“A camera didn’t make a great picture anymore than a typewriter wrote a great novel.” -Peter Adams

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

“Envy is ignorance, Imitation is Suicide.”  -Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

“To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch, a redeemed social condition; to know that even one life has breathed easier because you have lived – that is to have succeeded.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“You have to do what others won’t. To achieve what others don’t.” – Wolfgang Riebe

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