I’m eternally grateful that I have eyeballs. Wired to my brain. Ducted through my heart.

I’m endlessly fascinated by how light follows this path and produces an emotional tug on how people and things look. It’s never neutral. Capturing light as it exists, reproducing it from memory, or creating it from scratch is the challenge I relish in eliciting an immediate response from the viewer. It is how I approach making an image. It’s my way in; once I envision the light, the rest falls into place. I know how the picture will look.

Light is all the camera sees, but it never sees it the way I do in my mind. So ...

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