When I was around 20 years old I began to take pictures. It changed my world. The sky was no longer just blue or red, rather an infinite spectrum of colours. Things which I had never noticed began to obtain form and life. Travelling, even just the short distance to school, became an experience. Sparrows which sat flocked together on telephone lines were like notes on paper, forming a song which I saw and wished to give others the opportunity to hear and see - a picture.

in the introduction to his book

Panorama - Iceland by Páll Stefánsson