The negative is comparable to the composer's score and the print to its performance. Each performance differs in subtle ways.
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!
A true photograph need not be explained, nor can it be contained in words.
In wisdom gathered over time I have found that every experience is a form of exploration.
Millions of men have lived to fight, build palaces and boundaries, shape destinies and societies; but the compelling force of all times has been the force of originality and creation profoundly affecting the roots of human spirit.
Sometimes I do get to places just when God's ready to have somebody click the shutter.
There are always two people in every picture: the photographer and the viewer.
When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence.
Yosemite Valley, to me, is always a sunrise, a glitter of green and golden wonder in a vast edifice of stone and space.
It is my intention to present through the medium of photography intuitive observations of the natural world which may have meaning to the spectators.