I really felt it tonight
There is something about shooting portraits for me that transcends all things. I don't know if it's all the years as a photojournalist but I am always awed by the dramatic differences that people bring to a sitting. I watch in wonder through my lens as I see something like a fingerprint-- it's a fleeting spirit that is right there in front of me, invisible but so vivid too! I see it in each person I work with. A gesture, a glance, the tiniest movement that speaks their individuality and that's what I seek to capture, endlessly amazed by it. It's why I love photographing people more than anything else in the world. Nothing inspires me more.