"We look for it but do not see it; we name it subtle. We listen for it but do not hear it; we name it rare. We grope for it but do not grasp it; we name it serene. These three cannot be fathomed, therefore, they are bound together to make unity."
Tao Te Ching
WHAT INSPIRES ME
I am fascinated by the natural forces that affect the quality of light. The way it changes in a short span of time. The way humidity and temperature interact to shape what we see. I love how if you keep returning to the same place, you see that every day is a different color. I feel a keen awareness of how sunlight fuels all of the spectacular goings-on around and within us.
I like that the camera's job is to emulate nature but also participate with it. Lao Tzu said, "Be empty. Be still. Just watch everything come and go. This is the way of Nature." And it's true. But also nature advances, sculpts, displaces, adds, subtracts. There's always a dance happening. And we are always a part of the dance. I try to document that.