As for nature, I am in love with the elemental forces, with fire and water, with gravity and evaporation and the properties of light, and there’s as much of that in the city. It’s the way the cream curls down into ice coffee and cigarette smoke coils up and the ice cubes in the drink are melting.
– Rebecca Solnit
A word of forewarning: if experiencing a photograph can not be done with some of the abandon of children wading in gutters after the rain there is no reason to experience photographs. Postpone judgement!
…Come at a picture with an open mind, give it an even break, let it speak for itself.
– Minor White