A Portrait is . . .

After yesterday's verbosity, I'm returning to basics today - a portrait of mine from 1984 and two quotes from one of my earliest and strongest influences. 


A Camera is a tool for learning how to see . . . 
Dorothea Lange, ca. 1956

Cherokee Stickball Player at the First Cherokee Tribal Reunion since the Trail of Tears, Red Clay, GA 1984

                A Portrait is a lesson on how one human being should approach another.
 - Dorothea Lange, 1965