Top 170 Lens Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Lens Quotes from famous people such as David Hewson, Pedro Almodovar, Greig Fraser, Petra Collins, Morgan Neville, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

Flash turns up the optical volume so that whatever lies

Flash turns up the optical volume so that whatever lies behind the lens – be it film or a digital sensor – is a little more receptive.
David Hewson
Whenever I arrive on a real location, I have to move around and work out what the best angles are going to be. When I was moving around with the lens, I discovered things that the naked eye would not have.
Pedro Almodovar
Looking through the camera lens reduces noise; as humans we see a million shapes, colours and textures. What the lens does, what art does in general, is get rid of all the noise. It hones in and isolates the qualities of a scene.
Greig Fraser
I’m very lucky that I’m not a photographer for hire – people hire me for me. I go into every commercial work with an art focus, with that lens; every brand I’ve worked for just lets me do whatever I want to do. I have full creative freedom.
Petra Collins
‘The Sound of Silk’ will serve as a lens for larger questions about cultural identity in a global society and the potential for individuals to act as catalysts for change.
Morgan Neville
A whopping 89 percent of buyers start their home search online. How your house looks online is the modern equivalent of ‘curb appeal.’ Rent a wide-angle lens and good lighting, get rid of your clutter and post at least eight great photos to win the beauty contest.
Barbara Corcoran
Just as theater has to be where people live, actors have to go out in the marketplace – not be cut off by a lens. Either an artist grows or he stagnates.
Ralph Waite
Disability in the Middle East is viewed through a different lens because you’re in wartime countries where it’s much more mainstream, so I was just never ‘other’d.
Maysoon Zayid
I can’t help but see things in life through a humorous lens, so anything that comes my way is gonna probably be, you know, bent in that direction.
Tig Notaro
I’ve been lucky to travel and work all over the world through the lens of the back of the house, and I love that monocle. I love that lens, because it’s real people.
Marcus Samuelsson
In Ethiopia, food is often looked at through a strong spiritual lens, stronger than anywhere else I know. It’s the focal point of weddings, births and funerals and is a daily ceremony from the preparation of the meal and the washing of hands to the sharing of meals.
Marcus Samuelsson
I feel that doing theater does give you a good grounding to work on camera. The audience is the lens.
Julian Ovenden
It was an idea we had when Al was in the Senate – to organize and moderate an annual conference that would look at government policy through the lens of the family to help identify ways that the family can be supported and strengthened.
Tipper Gore
We see the world through the lens of all our experiences; that is a fundamental part of the human condition.
Madeleine M. Kunin
It is good to be in front of the lens to appreciate more being behind the lens.
Carine Roitfeld
If you see everything through the lens, you are constantly composing pictures. I think in pictures; I don’t think in text.
Alison Jackson
We need to look through the lens of disparities whether it’s with health or housing or other issues for the LGBTQ community. It’s beyond just marriage, right? We need to get into that mindset in terms of where are these disparities and how do we address them.
Katie Hill
I always approach every role through a lens of comedy.
Laura Benanti
Having a range of perspectives allows you to tell stories through a different lens and approach things from fresh angles. If you’re straining everything through the same filter, you’re always going to wind up with the same product.
Nahnatchka Khan
In the winter of 2012, as my fiftieth birthday approached, I began to write what turned into my autobiography, a look at my own life through the lens of food.
Kate Christensen
I would like to tell stories through the lens of the gay person, but not just for gay people.
Andrew Rannells
My lens and my personality, it’s just fluid. The art isn’t just in one place.
Petra Collins
Our leaders do us no service when they fail to recognize that the threat the so-called Islamic State and its allied terrorists represent is a civilizational, not a geopolitical, conflict and can only be understood through that lens.
Ben Domenech
No lens is quick enough to track the movement of the human body. The molecules are always moving.
Roger Rees
I’m from the streets, so I look at investing through a very unique lens.
Troy Carter
We’ve seen the worst that human beings are capable of. We’ve seen what happens when leaders abandon common decency in favor of rage and hate. Through the lens of history, the Holocaust happened yesterday, the civil rights movement was this morning, so we are not as out of the woods as we might have thought.
Max Joseph
If I’m watching ‘The Real Housewives of Atlanta,’ there’s a part of that that’s just escapism. I’m not watching it with a political lens, but there is a part of me that certain things trigger and pull up, where I’m like, ‘Oh, that was really problematic.’
Janet Mock
You learn tricks to make action look more dynamic – having the fight come toward you or shooting on a longer lens to compress the speed.
David Leitch
The music industry is an interesting lens through which to look at change, because it has had such a difficult time adjusting to the digital age.
Jennifer Egan
When I do an editorial or when I do a campaign, I bring that lens to every space.
Petra Collins
Art is kind of the lens through which I think about God.
Dan Colen
I throw everything I have into whatever story I'm writi

I throw everything I have into whatever story I’m writing – and so there’s something immensely gratifying about finishing one piece and then starting fresh with a new setting, time period and cast of characters, getting to see the world through a completely different lens each time.
Molly Antopol
From the first moment I handled my lens with a tender ardour.
Julia Margaret Cameron
When I hung out with my Uncle Chris, things got real. He was fun, talkative, and loud. He was the life of the party and a magnet for mischief. Since he saw the world through a gangsta’s lens, he wanted me to become tough and aggressive.
Examine our every action through the lens of how we would feel if it were to become front page news.
John Mackey
My lab and academic work fill my day from about 9 am to 7 p.m. Then I zoom out the lens to work on my other writing.
David Eagleman
I think that any woman who had a conversation with me and had an opportunity to truly understand my life story wouldn’t view it through a critical lens. There are people, of course, in the world of politics, who look for things to be critical about. But those people are already against you.
Wendy Davis
Light-skinned privilege is largely through a white lens. It is exploited by oppressive forces… It was always a facade.
Kendrick Sampson
It does feel like we get to just carte blanche create a superhero origin story for 2021, for this day and age, that is told through a distinctly Asian American lens.
Simu Liu
The thing that’s interesting about science fiction is that it is always, when it is done well, a lens on our world. And yet it is a metaphor.
Simon Kinberg
Putting any situation through our comedy lens always goes on in our heads.
Sal Vulcano
Music is a lens through which to see who we are. Every phrase of every piece of music is trying to tell a story.
Charles Hazlewood
When people of color and their allies say today that Black Lives Matter, the nation must hear and see it through the lens of all that has come before and understand that they speak truth.
Eric Swalwell
I am not a scientist. I have never analyzed the far reaches of the solar system through the lens of a telescope nor scrutinized cancer cells under a microscope.
Gordon Gee
My belief is that the U.S. is looking at the world through a short-term lens of tariffs and elections, while China is looking at a 25-year plan of becoming the dominant global power.
John Layfield
Everything’s viewed with a political lens in Washington, and that’s just the nature of the beast, and it is what it is.
Jeb Bush
There was something about Marilyn. She couldn’t act her way out of a bag, but she became an icon because something happened between her and the lens, and no one knows what it is.
Richard Widmark
It is good to be in front of the lens to appreciate more being behind the lens.
Carine Roitfeld
Senator Blunt genuinely sees everything through the lens of partisan politics.
Jason Kander
When you’ve lived as long I’ve lived, you see things from a bigger lens, and you try to share that with the young guys coming up, including being patient.
Richard DeVos
Everything I do is gauged under the shadow of ‘Dil Chahta Hai.’ Even ‘Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara’ and ‘Rock On,’ which are very urban films. So I am always seen through that lens.
Farhan Akhtar
In snowboarding, I’ve always looked at really strong competitors through a lens of gratitude rather than envy in the sense that the better my competition is, the more it forces me to work hard, focus, and be better myself if I want to succeed, which I do.
Amy Purdy
I like to write stories that read like historical fiction about great, world-changing events through the lens of a flawed protagonist.
Carol Berg
Whatever my lens is, it’s always going to be trying my best to see something through what I believe is going to be God’s word, and not God’s word in the essence of dogma or in the essence of religion, or to be right and to make other people wrong.
Kirk Franklin
Public education must be viewed from the lens of providing each child with the learning environment that best meets his or her needs. If we can send a low-income child to a parochial school, knowing that his odds of attending college will increase as a result, then that should be our mission.
Jeb Bush
Feminism is a lens I see the world through and what I believe in. I don’t ever use it as a tool of promotion.
Petra Collins