"In the end we will conserve only what we love; we will love

only what we understand; and we will understand only

what we are taught." (Baba Dioum, 1968.)

June 10, 2018

Whittier, Alaska

A steady rain came in so we decided to take shelter and think for a while .. We’ve been out & about this summer but this feels like our first return back to nature since winter’s 
breakup.  

This past winter too much of my time was spent indoors, in buildings, in houses, gyms, 
universities, offices. All that I felt gained was a clouded mind and overwhelming anxiety.  The time was all well spent but it seems to have just flown past me. Almost as if time 
unraveled quicker than before. Perhaps my time spent indoors, in buildings, made me lose the ability to live in the moment. The demand to constantly prepar...

March 20, 2018

It's an art. In the end, it's no different from any other art. A painter uses his brush, a chef uses his kitchen, just as a photographer uses his camera. Perhaps there are very mild advantages to having nicer equipment but it's important to not let that persuade you in doing what you do. If you're having trouble understanding this, here is a comparison from famous photographer, Sam Haskins;  A photographer went to a socialite party in New York. As he entered the front door, the host said 'I love your pictures - they're wonderful; you must have a fantastic camera.' He said nothing until dinner was finished, then: 'That was a wo...

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