When I say I want to photograph someone, what it really means is that I'd like to know them. Anyone I know I photograph.
Sometimes I enjoy just photographing the surface because I think it can be as revealing as going to the heart of the matter.
A thing that you see in my pictures is that I was not afraid to fall in love with these people.
Private Pictures: photography from Arizona collections
If it makes you cry, it goes in the show.
It's interesting to me because she is empowered when she's dressed up
For me to be in a room with those soldiers standing over there -- it's almost like you're there with them, and I think that's unbelievably powerful.
Lennon was very helpful. What he taught me seems completely obvious: he expected people to treat each other well.
What I am interested in now is the landscape. Pictures without people. I wouldn't be surprised if eventually there are no people in my pictures. It is so emotional.
The work which is manipulated looks a little boring to me. I think life is pretty strange anyway. It is wooo, wooo, wooo!
You don't have to sort of enhance reality. There is nothing stranger than truth.
I wish that all of nature's magnificence, the emotion of the land, the living energy of place could be photographed.
Nature is so powerful, so strong. Capturing its essence is not easy - your work becomes a dance with light and the weather. It takes you to a place within yourself.
What I end up shooting is the situation. I shoot the composition and my subject is going to help the composition or not.
I shoot a little bit, maybe two rolls, medium format, which is 20 pictures, and if it's not working, I change the position.