Photography, as a powerful medium of expression and communications, offers an infinite variety of perception, interpretation and execution.
There is nothing worse than a brilliant image of a fuzzy concept.
There are worlds of experience beyond the world of the aggressive man, beyond history, and beyond science. The moods and qualities of nature and the revelations of great art are equally difficult to define; we can grasp them only in the depths of our perceptive spirit.
Landscape photography is the supreme test of the photographer - and often the supreme disappointment.
Yosemite Valley, to me, is always a sunrise, a glitter of green and golden wonder in a vast edifice of stone and space.
The negative is comparable to the composer's score and the print to its performance. Each performance differs in subtle ways.
It is my intention to present - through the medium of photography - intuitive observations of the natural world which may have meaning to the spectators.
There is nothing worse than a sharp image of a fuzzy concept.
There are always two people in every picture: the photographer and the viewer.
These people live again in print as intensely as when their images were captured on old dry plates of sixty years ago... I am walking in their alleys, standing in their rooms and sheds and workshops, looking in and out of their windows. Any they in turn seem to be aware of me.