Nobody sees a flower — really — it is so small it takes time — we haven’t time — and to see takes time, like to have a friend takes time.
– Georgia O’Keeffe
There is no such thing as inaccuracy in a photograph. All photographs are accurate. None of them is the truth.
– Richard Avedon
If you want to photograph a man spinning, give some thought to why he spins. Understanding for a photographer is as important as the equipment he uses.
– Margaret Bourke-White
A few years ago I would not have understood these quotes on the same level I do now. Now I appreciate and marvel at the unique vision of each person who looks through the lens. The choice of a focal point, the composition, and the angle convey a different story.
While up north we often passed our camera to our niece, Krystyn. She has a way of looking and seeing. Many of her photos capture sweet moments of solitude within a larger environment. I love them: