Canon 1DS Mk III, 1/40 sec, f/18, ISO 200, Zeiss 2.8 21mm ZE
Blocks of ice provide shapes, lines, forms, and reflections of light that kept me entranced for what seemed like hours. Minutes later, the rising tide lifted the chunks of ice and carried them away. After a very cold start, I felt energized and inspired to receive the warmth of early morning light that always makes me remember why I struggle to do what I do.
Simple moments create lasting emotions that are so important for creativity and personal expression. It’s an essential part of my everyday life, and though I’m not always out trying to capture these moments with my camera, I try to never let them go unnoticed. Always looking, whether with your eyes or mind, is in my opinion the most important thing a photographer must do to find a personal vision. This goal is not a destination, but a process that continues through life, one that I feel I’m just beginning to understand.