[1852-1934] one of the most influential American photographers of the early 20th century
The key to artistic photography is to work out your own thoughts, by yourselves. Imitation leads to certain disaster.
Source: Popular Photography, May 2007
One of the most difficult things to learn in painting is what to leave out. How to keep things simple enough. The same applies to photography. The value of composition cannot be overestimated: upon it depends the harmony and the sentiment.
Popular Photography May 2009, p. 122