To love with the spirit is to pity, and he who pities most loves most.
Science is a cemetery of dead ideas.
Your neighbor’s vision is as true for him as your own vision is true for you.
Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.
It was amazing to watch him in the darkroom at an advanced age, still get excited when the results were pleasing. He still struggled like we all do in the darkroom and he struggled behind the camera, and when he had a success he was beaming.
I took a workshop from him a few months after that. That experience changed my whole approach to photography. At that workshop in Yosemite in 1973 I decided I wanted to try and see if I could pursue this for myself, and I’m still trying.
The reason I do workshops is so I can learn, and I am fortunate that I’ve probably gained more from the whole experience of teaching than any one participant has. It is all about asking.
A lot of good arguments are spoiled by some fool who knows what he is talking about.
Having photographed the landscape for a number of years and specifically working with trees and in the forest I found, without consciously thinking about it, that it was a great learning experience for me in terms of organizing elements.
I support any procedure that allows photographers to express themselves, whether that involves color, black and white, platinum, palladium and digital technology.