There are no rules for good photographs, there are only good photographs.
“Sometimes I do get to places just when God’s ready to have somebody click the shutter.”
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.
There are always two people in every picture: the photographer and the viewer.
Sometimes I do get to places just when God's ready to have somebody click the shutter.
I tried to keep both arts alive, but the camera won. I found that while the camera does not express the soul, perhaps a photograph can!
“Dodging and burning are steps to take care of mistakes God made in establishing tonal relationships.”
Photography is more than a medium for factual communication of ideas. It is a creative art.
Landscape photography is the supreme test of the photographer and often the supreme disappointment.
Not everybody trusts paintings but people believe photographs.
It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment.
I can look at a fine art photograph and sometimes I can hear music.
In wisdom gathered over time I have found that every experience is a form of exploration.
Myths and creeds are heroic struggles to comprehend the truth in the world.
Twelve significant photographs in any one year is a good crop.
The negative is the equivalent of the composer's score, and the print the performance.
A true photograph need not be explained, nor can it be contained in words.
“The single most important component of a camera is the twelve inches behind it!”
“Every experience is a form of exploration.”
“There is nothing worse than a sharp image of a fuzzy concept.”
“To photograph truthfully and effectively is to see beneath the surfaces.”