70 Fascinating Photographs That Haters Gonna Say Are Photoshopped

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How often does it happen on the internet when you look at the photograph, and it’s not photoshopped? Rarely, I guess. And because of this obsessive use of Photoshop, even some of the fascinating pictures have got trapped into authenticity issues.

The results? Well, it is chaos to be precise. Today, it’s hard to identify which picture is what. And mostly, that’s how photographers who are not dependent on editing came with a catch-phrase ‘haters gonna say it’s photoshopped.’

After all, what’s the value of art if it needs virtual touchups to make it look beautiful. So, we at The Popple have compiled a list of fascinating photographs along with some classic quotes about photography to soothe your soul.

A car full of refreshing flowers

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

Skittles

“A lot of photographers think that if they buy a better camera, they’ll be able to take better photographs. A better camera won’t do a thing for you if you don’t have anything in your head or your heart.” – Arnold Newman

Cloud holder

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

Squirrel playing the guitar tunes

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

Pine Ridge Indian Reservation

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

Flowers’ reflection in water droplets

“If your pictures aren’t good enough, you aren’t close enough” – Robert Capa

Yunnan, China

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

We guess the water has a question about its existence

Nothing happens when you sit at home. I always make it a point to carry a camera with me at all times…I shoot at what interests me at that moment.” – Elliott Erwitt

The monk path

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

When forests meet the mountain

“I am not interested in rules or conventions. Photography is not a sport.” – Bill Brandt

Yunnan, China

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

We guess the water has a question about its existence

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“Nothing happens when you sit at home. I always make it a point to carry a camera with me at all times…I shoot at what interests me at that moment.” – Elliott Erwitt

The monk path

fascinating photographs

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

When forests meet the mountain

fascinating photographs

“I am not interested in rules or conventions. Photography is not a sport.” – Bill Brandt

Volcanic eruption

“The best images are the ones that retain their strength and impact over the years, regardless of the number of times they are viewed.” – Anne Geddes

Neither photoshop nor a painting, look closely it’s a makeup

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

That’s not dirt, it is actually wood dust

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

Quarters in Hong Kong, China

“I don’t want anyone to appreciate the light or the palette of tones. I want my pictures to inform, to provoke discussion – and to raise money.” – Sebastiao Salgado

A mirror like reflection

“If I have any ‘message’ worth giving to a beginner it is that there are no short cuts in photography.” – Edward Weston

Look at that happiness on dog’s face

“Of course it’s all luck.” – Henri Cartier-Bresson

Feather of a Delta: The Colorado River delta in Mexico no longer connects to the Sea of Cortez

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

Have you seen a sunflower with rose-like petals before?

To me, photography is an art of observation. It’s about finding something interesting 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

A whiteout road

“The photograph itself doesn’t interest me. I want only to capture a minute part of reality.” – Henri Cartier Bresson

The floating girl

“The world just does not fit conveniently into the format of a 35mm camera.” – W. Eugene Smith

A naturally formed labyrinth of fallen leaves

“Photography is not about the thing photographed. It is about how that thing looks photographed.” – Garry Winogrand

Bird eye view of trains

“There is only you and your camera. The limitations in your photography are in yourself, for what we see is what we are.” – Ernst Haas

2 parts of the same statue, but haters gonna say it’s photoshopped

“Look, I’m not an intellectual – I just take pictures.” – Helmut Newton

I guess horizon is out on a vacation

“Photography can only represent the present. Once photographed, the subject becomes part of the past.” – Berenice Abbott

Ice blocks

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

A thunderstorm

“It’s more important for a photographer to have very good shoe than to have a very good camera” – Sebastiao Salgado

A good angle can work miracles for a picture

“I always thought good photos were like good jokes. If you have to explain it, it just isn’t that good.” – Anonymous

A snail acting like a puppy

“Buying a Nikon doesn’t make you a photographer. It makes you a Nikon owner.” – Anonymous

A 2D building

“Most of my photos are grounded in people; I look for the unguarded moment, the essential soul peeking out, experience etched on a persons face.” – Steve McCurry

This isn’t a picture collage

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

Don’t you feel as if this forest seems like it is coming directly from a fantasy movies?

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

Have you ever seen a flying boat? Nope, this one is not flying as well

“A photograph has picked up a fact of life, and that fact will live forever.” – Raghu Rai

Just a few random colorful walls

“Results are uncertain even among the more experienced photographers.” – Matthew Brady

Caught in a web

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

A crystal clear ice chunk found in Alaska

“The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.” – Oscar Wilde

These stones look like dragon skin, no?

“I see something special and show it to the camera. The moment it gets held until someone sees it. Then it is theirs.” – Sam Abell

Thank these little wooden pieces for the shadow

“I went into photography because it seemed like the perfect vehicle for commenting on the madness of today’s existence.” – Robert Mapplethorpe

Entire brick wall smoothed out by the ocean

“The two most engaging powers of a photograph are to make new things familiar and familiar things new.”– William Thackeray

The water is so clear that you could see every stone

“I guess I’ve shot about 40,000 negatives and I have about 800 pictures I like.” – Harry Callahan

The fog eating up the city

“Ultimately photography is about who you are. It’s the truth in relation to yourself. And seeking truth becomes a habit.” – Leonard Freed

This is what theatre looks like from the backstage

“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

The starting of a rainbow

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

Undoubtedly, nature is the best painter

“Every other artist begins with a blank canvas, a piece of paper… the photographer begins with the finished product.” – Edward Steichen

A hole on the ground with a lake inside, Italy

“I want the viewers to be moved into the lives of the people that they are looking at, the visual experience is incredibly emotional.” – Paul Fusco

White river on a volcanic ground

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

Sutro Tower in San Francisco that gives a perspecitve as if a floating ship is passing by

“I really don’t have any idea about photography, but I take pictures.” – Alex Majoli

Photo by Frans Lanting shows hundreds of Monarch butterflies gathered during winter

“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

Getu Arch, China

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

Ocean of clouds

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

A cloud in love

“There is a creative fraction of a second when you are taking a picture. Your eye must see a composition or an expression that life itself offers you, and you must know with intuition when to click the camera. That is the moment the photographer is creative. Oop! The Moment! Once you miss it, it is gone forever.” – Henri Cartier-Bresson

It’s not a rocket, just another ordinary firework

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

This picture of explosion is an illusion of your mind, see it again

“You can give everything to photography but photography will give you only 1 thing – happiness.” – Anonymous

Sometimes even the most mundane work could give you a masterpiece

“Pick a theme and work it to exhaustion, the subject must be something you truly love or truly hate.” – Dorothea Lange

A perfect ray of light

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

Have you ever seen a parachute above the clouds?

“I didn’t choose photography. Photography chose me.” – Gerardo Suter

It’s not a piece of art, it’s an art of makeup

“Be still with yourself until the object of your attention affirms your presence.” – Minor White

The sunlight penetrating the forests

“I threw myself into this artform because photography had given me a new sense of mission and identity.” – Bob Anderson

These houses are not photoshopped, they’re naturally bright

“Emotion or feeling is the only thing about pictures I find interesting. Beyond that is is just a trick.” – Christopher Anderson

The frost on the fences in the morning

“The subject matter is so much more important than the photographer.” – Gordon Parks

A view from the window that nobody would want to see in their life

“There is a vast difference between taking a picture and making a photograph.” – Robert Heinecken

We never really know what could be hiding deep inside the ocean

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

Richmond in London, UK

“Photography is the art of frozen time… the ability to store emotion and feelings within a frame.” – Meshack Otieno

Fireworkers with fireworks

“Looking and seeing are two different things. What matters is the relationship with the subject.” – Christophe Agou

Stockholm metro station, Sweden (Photo by George Steinmetz)

“If you are out there shooting, things will happen to you. If you’re not out there, you’ll only hear about it.” – Jay Maisel

Aerial view of salmon farm near Ålesund, Norway (Photo by George Steinmetz)

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

Fins looking like sails

“Keep scrolling for more awesomeness.” – Dekho Family

The results? Well, it is chaos to be precise. Today, it’s hard to identify which picture is what. And mostly, that’s how photographers who are not dependent on editing came with a catch-phrase ‘haters gonna say it’s photoshopped.’

After all, what’s the value of art if it needs virtual touchups to make it look beautiful. So, we have compiled a list of fascinating photographs along with some classic quotes about photography to soothe your soul.