Saturday, May 28, 2011

photography captures a moment

I babysat Ross' classmate, Mary Katherine, all week.  She lives on some beautiful property full of horses, dogs, chickens, creeks, tall grass, and sunshine.  It will come to no surprise to you that I brought my camera along for the fun.

Every closed eye is not sleeping, and every open eye is not seeing. - Bill Crosby
 My eyes are an ocean in which my dreams are reflected. - Unknown

The camera makes you forget you're there. It's not like you are hiding but you forget, you are just looking so much. - Annie Leibovitz

"You can fly, but the cocoon has to go."

As I have practiced it, photography produces pleasure by simplicity. I see something special and show it to the camera. A picture is produced. The moment is held until someone sees it. Then it is theirs. 
~Sam Abell

The camera can photograph thought.
~Dirk Bogarde

There is only you and your camera. The limitations in your photography are in yourself, for what we see is what we are. 
~Ernst Haas

Never look down to test the ground before taking your next step; only he who keeps his eye fixed on the far horizon will find the right road. 
~Dag Hammarskjold

"The simplest things are often the truest."

When I'm ready to make a photograph, I think I quite obviously see in my minds eye something that is not literally there in the true meaning of the word. I'm interested in something which is built up from within, rather than just extracted from without. 
~Ansel Adams

1 comment:

Casey said...

I love the first picture. It's just so. . . perfect.