We photographers say that we take a picture, and in a certain sense, that is true. We take something from people's lives, but in doing so we tell their story.
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A picture can express a universal humanism, or simply reveal a delicate and poignant truth by exposing a slice of life that might otherwise pass unnoticed.
Most of my photos are grounded in people, I look for the unguarded moment, the essential soul peeking out, experience etched on a persons face.
If you want to be a photographer, first leave home
My life is shaped by the urgent need to wander and observe, and my camera is my passport.
The definition of a great picture is one that stays with you, one that you can't forget. It doesn't have to be technically good at all.
Some of the great pictures happen along the journey and not necessarily at your destination.
I strive for individual pictures that will burn in people's memories.
What matters most is that each picture stands on its own with its own place and feeling.
I think life is too short not to be doing something which you really believe in.
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