My inspiration comes mostly from the world around me. God created so many beautiful things, how could you help but produce a beautiful picture? From His hands comes the glorious sunset or the soaring eagle, from His breath comes the spirit of joy in a childs face. I just push the button.
The photographer's I admire - Eugene Smith, Margaret Bourke-White, and of course Ansel Adams. The photographer
Why? For the determination to succeed. Their work and lives have taught me that if I want to, I can succeed too.
Maybe I won't ever have famous images, or be famous myself, but success isn't limited to fame. If I can coax the images out of the camera as my eye and mind sees them, then I have fulfilled my vision. That is success.