One must be able to gain an understanding at short notice and close range
of the beauties of character, intellect, and spirit so as to be able to draw out the best qualities and make them show in the outer aspect of the sitter.
To do this one must not have a too pronounced notion of what constitutes
beauty in the external and, above all, must not worship it.
To worship beauty for its own sake is narrow, and one surely cannot derive
from it that esthetic pleasure which comes from finding beauty in the commonest things. –
Imogen Cunningham – Wilson’s Photographic Magazine in March, 1914.
“I feel that I have a greater appreciation now because of the digital revolution that has occurred. Manipulated images are far more readily accepted as a vialble form”