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145 Photography Captions for When You are Ready to Shoot

Every great photographer need equally great captions for their art. So we have put together a list of all the best photography captions for Instagram for when you are ready to share your next photo. We have also included the best short photography quotes for Instagram for when someone else has said it best first.

Our Favorite Photography Captions

Low quality pic, but high quality people.

I’m not here for a long time, I’m here for a good time.

Blinded by the lights.

How have I forgotten about this?

I still can’t believe this happened!

You can keep your five star hotel, I’ve got a sky full of stars right here.

Bring on the great views and good vibes.

I keep having flashbacks.

I swapped stars for skylines.

Sunny rays, and camera days.

OK Mother Nature, I see you flexing.

Just me, my camera, and I.

Photographer with funny photography captions

I’m not one in a million, I’m one in 7 billion.

Memories are the colors of our lives.

Always take the scenic route.

No need for filters, the blur adds character.

Take only photos, leave only footprints.

I had absolutely no idea what was going on.

Hello, is it me you’re looking for?

Be the main character in your own movie.

I’m classic, just like black and white.

Oh snap, we’re having a good time.

Let’s wander where the wifi is weak.

My camera is my passport.

Sleepless nights in black and white.

Life may be blurry, but it’s never dull.

Sometimes, all you need is a change in scenery.

Blur is in the eye of the beholder

Fall in the city with blurry pic Instagram captions

The best part about memories is making them.

Let’s find a dark room, and see what develops.

In my defense, the world was spinning too fast!

Shutter up, this pic is amazing.

Weekend calories don’t count.

If it ain’t bokeh, don’t fix it.

Good times in black and white.

Think outside, no box required.

Today’s aesthetic: black and white.

Ah, how life moves fast.

If you’re feeling lost, don’t lose focus.

Falling in love with you was like a Polaroid: instant.

Sleepless nights and flashing lights.

The blurrier the picture, the clearer the memories.

Keep calm and reminisce.

If you need me, I’ll be exploring.

Blurred lines, but clear memories.

Wander often, wonder always.

Life looks better in black and white.

Catch me outside, how ‘bout dat?

I was made for this city.

Let’s take polaroids that will take us laugh until we cry.

Live your life by a compass, not a clock.

I have a major case of wanderlust.

Just another day in paradise.

When life gets hard, head for the hills.

Blurry but bold, just like my attitude.

Low quality pic, but high quality people.

I’ll be gone in a flash.

When your photography skills are on vacation.

Living for the details.

City with black and white captions

Wanderlust and city dust.

Life is about exploring the pasta-bilities.

Sleepless nights and city lights.

Something really clicked today.

See life through a new lens.

From small beginnings come great polaroids.

Life is a collection of moments like this.

I want to shoot you, frame you, and hang you on my wall.

Photographers are the only people who don’t get arrested for flashing in public.

If you don’t like where you’re at in life, adjust your settings.

The best view comes after the hardest climb.

You’re not seeing things; it’s just my blurry photography talent.

If you want to make a camera blush, you just need to show it a film strip.

Dreaming in black and white.

Good food, good mood

If you like these, you might also want to check out our other lists of Jewelry Captions, Happy Captions, Cheer Captions, No Filter Captions and Photo Dump Captions.

Funny Photographer Captions

Just doing this for the exposure.

Are you a camera? Because I smile every time I look at you.

A polaroid never changes, even when the people in it do.

Blur is just a sign of a good time

I’m addicted to photography, and I don’t want to be cured.

I’m not lost, I’m exploring.

Late nights and bright lights.

Adding a new dimension to a blurry photo.

Blur and memories, a perfect match.

This moment is a polaroid in the taking.

Could you lens me a hand?

Leave a little sparkle everywhere you go.

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Life without my camera? I shutter to think about it.

Once upon a time, in the city…

So glad we got pictures or else it didn’t happen.

In the end, it’s the polaroids that matter.

If you don’t know how your camera works, you really just need to look into it.

Roam far, and wander wide.

Not all shots have to be perfect to tell a story.

Memories made together, last forever.

This is me, in all my glory.

A photographic love affair.

Do more things that make you forget to check your phone.

Call me a Polaroid, because I can picture us together.

Want to go on a date? I’ll pick you up at f/8.

Life is like photography. You need the negatives to develop.

Call me a photographer, because I can picture us together.

Be the kind of person your dog thinks you are.

Never too old to play outside.

Things aren’t always black and white.

Not complaining about this view.

Putting on my black-and-white-tinted glasses.

I’m learning photography, so you could say I’m developing a new hobby.

Nature never goes out of style.

Not all who wander are lost.

We had no idea what we were doing.

Giving up wifi and grabbing my backpack.

Polaroids made together last a lifetime.

Life is better when you’re laughing.

Blurry moments, crystal-clear emotions.

Warning: Blurry content ahead.

Not every picture has to be sharp to be special.

Who would’ve thought we actually did this?

Mirror: you look amazing today. Camera: no, you don’t.

Unbothered in black and white.

Another day, another photo.

You’re classic, just like a Polaroid.

Adjust your focus when life gets blurry.

All that glitters in black and white.

Picture with short captions about polaroids

A photo a day keeps the worries away.

Embracing the blur, living life in full motion.

Confidence looks great even through the blur.

Current aesthetic: city streets.

Taking a picture of my coffee makes a great mug shot.

Get lost in nature, and you will find yourself.

From another point of view.

I just want someone to look at me the way I look at food.

Warning: I may snap at any time.

A picture is worth a thousand laughs, even if it’s blurry

Short Captions About Photography

Can’t dull my sparkle.

New camera, who dis?

Pretty as a postcard.

But first, food.

Livin’ in a daydream.

Chasing the sun.

Never stop exploring.

Mentally, I’m here.

Go wild for a while.

Out here, I feel alive.

Breathe in the wild air.

The camera eats first.

Views? I am the view.

Shoot your shot.

Photographer with short funny captions about photography

Left me speechless.

First, we eat.

Wining and dining.

Say cheese.

Escaping reality.

All roads lead here.

Once upon a time…

Me doing me.

Normal is boring.

Sending this postcard.

How you doin’?

Born to shine.

Same me, different year.


I woke up like this.

Today’s office.

Picture this.

Feeling golden.

Thrive on chaos.

Today’s mood.

Guess where I am?

Okay Mother Nature, go off.

Wonder, wander, repeat.

I could get used to this view.

Why so serious?

Blur is just a way of life.

Another day, another Polaroid.

Nature is my therapy.

I came, I saw, I captured.

The blur is part of the story.

No sleep and city streets.

I’m officially never leaving.

So, this happened today.

I guess I call the shots.

In the mood for food.

Life is better in Polaroid.

Yes, we cam-era.

Forever chasing good light.

You put a spell on me.

In my black and white era.

Adventure awaits.

Living my best life.

Let’s get lost here.

Miss me?

Click with love.

Head in the clouds.

In my Polaroid element.

Oh, hey there.

Mood: black and white.

Escape the ordinary.

Do it for the ‘gram.

Oh, shoot.

BRB – exploring.

Today’s aesthetic.

Short Photography Quotes for Instagram

“There are no bad pictures; that’s just how your face looks sometimes” – Abraham Lincoln

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

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

“Shake it like a Polaroid picture.” — Outkast

“I don’t trust words. I trust pictures.” – Gilles Peress

Photographer with short funny photography quotes for Instagram by Peress

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

“A picture is a poem without words.” – Horace

“People say photographs don’t lie, mine do” – David LaChapelle

“Taking pictures is like tiptoeing into the kitchen late at night and stealing Oreo cookies.” – Diane Arbus

“Photography is pretty simple stuff. You just react to what you see, and take many, many pictures “ – Elliott Erwitt

“Memories are like salt: the right amount brings out the flavor in food, too much ruins it.” – Paulo Coelho

“Taking an image, freezing a moment, reveals how rich reality truly is.” – Photography Journals

“And I’m stuck in this intense relationship with Polaroid.” – Jonathan Lethem

“Candle wax and Polaroids on the hardwood floor.” — Taylor Swift, “New Year’s Day”

“Cheap photography isn’t good, my dear, and good photography isn’t cheap” – Someecards

“Photography helps people to see.” – Berenice Abbott

“Sometimes I arrive just when God’s ready to have someone click the shutter” – Ansel Adams

“I live for the nights that I can’t remember with the people that I won’t forget.” — Drake

“Essentially what photography is is life lit up.” – Sam Abell

“Don’t cry because it’s over; smile because it happened.” – Dr. Seuss

So that is it for our list of quotes and captions. Hopefully you found the perfect one for you.

Now go share your picture!

Woman holding up a clear chunk of ice on the beach

About the Author

Laynni Locke

I am Laynni Locke, a Canadian writer, reader and traveller with a passion for sharing life’s moments on social media. Keeping friends and family in the loop of our lives though photos and videos has become an essential activity for most.

And it doesn’t matter if you are travelling, celebrating a special occasion or just appreciating day-to-day life, when you take that perfect photo you are going to need the perfect caption or quote before you share it. Which is why we started Routinely Shares, providing comprehensive lists of quotes and captions to cover every occasion, adventure or loved one.

With extensive experience as a travel writer, social media specialist and grant writer, I have made it my mission to curate the best and easiest to use lists for your next post.

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