I've never made any picture, good or bad, without paying for it in emotional turmoil.
...and each time I pressed the shutter release it was a shouted condemnation hurled with the hope that the picture might survive through the years, with the hope that they might echo through the minds of men in the future - causing them caution and remembrance and realization.
Available light is any damn light that is available!
What use having a great depth of field, if there is not an adequate depth of feeling?
The journalistic photographer can have no other than a personal approach; and it is impossible for him to be completely objective. Honest—yes. Objective—no.
I think photojournalism is documentary photography with a purpose.
Passion is in all great searches and is necessary to all creative endeavors.
The world just does not fit conveniently into the format of a 35mm camera.
Photography is a small voice, at best, but sometimes one photograph, or a group of them, can lure our sense of awareness.
Never have I found the limits of the photographic potential. Every horizon, upon being reached, reveals another beckoning in the distance. Always, I am on the threshold.
Last Update: 30 November 2022
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