You don't take a photograph, you make it.
Sometimes I do get to places just when God's ready to have somebody click the shutter.
A true photograph need not be explained, nor can it be contained in words.
Yosemite Valley, to me, is always a sunrise, a glitter of green and golden wonder in a vast edifice of stone and space.
Photography is more than a medium for factual communication of ideas. It is a creative art.
No man has the right to dictate what other men should perceive, create or produce, but all should be encouraged to reveal themselves, their perceptions and emotions, and to build confidence in the creative spirit.
When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence.
Photography, as a powerful medium of expression and communications, offers an infinite variety of perception, interpretation and execution.
There are always two people in every picture: the photographer and the viewer.
A photograph is usually looked at - seldom looked into.
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