The charm of nature lies in her mystery and poetry, but no doubt she is never mysterious to a donkey. It is not the apparatus that does the work, but the man who wields it.
When a critic has nothing to tell you save that your pictures are not sharp, be certain he is not very sharp and knows nothing at all about it.
Art is not to be found by touring to Egypt, China, or Peru; if you cannot find it at your own door, you will never find it.
Many photographers think they are photographing nature when they are only caricaturing her.