transforming the world into what I see

The single most important component of a camera is the twelve inches behind it.
Ansel Adams
Stacks Image 23

… and from the photographer’s point of view…


Yes, the gear can be a fascinating (and expensive!) way to play with photography, and in some cases it can certainly help. Ansel Adams said the single most important component is the photographer - he didn’t say the photographer is the only component of photography. The real challenge of photography is finding a way to express a vision onto paper (or into a digital file). Part of that process is the choice of the right equipment, but the ability to see (and to see what is being seen!) must be a foundation for any selection of equipment or choice of camera settings.

Along with the many images on this site, thousands of Bill’s photographs can be seen on his
flickr pages,

Made in RapidWeaver