Motivation is a photography blog that discusses the creative aspects of photography. The posts will include thoughts about images and their interpretation, photographers and their work, technique, workflow, my ongoing projects, and perhaps even the occasional off topic rant.

Quick Quotes: Paul Strand

“The artist's world is limitless. It can be found anywhere, far from where he lives or a few feet away. It is always on his doorstep. “

- Paul Strand

I’ve always enjoyed and embraced the idea that the role of the artist is to make the mundane beautiful and that to create art one need not journey to far away places (though those journeys can and do inspire). Still, it is much easier to make the exotic beautiful than it is to add beauty and mystery to the mundane.