I’m a guy who loves to make images. Russell would know; he’s one of the first people who got me into photography, and who has encouraged me to keep learning and growing.
Besides just liking it, I think photography is important. Photography helps us remember, and remembering is part of what makes us human. Every moment of our lives is unique, but only a select few moments remain alive in our memories. Photographs help us anchor those moments, and keep them steady as the high and low tides of life swell and shrink around them.
Ultimately though, pretty pictures are just so pretty; let’s make some.