+ Any man can be a father but it takes someone
special to be a dad.
+ I have a deep respect and love for these tiny
humans, and I hope to convey in my images a measure
of the beauty that exists in all children.
+ The trouble with flowers is that invariably,
when I'm ready to photograph them, they are not
+ I photograph from the heart. I adore little
babies and I think that shows. My images are really
very positive, very simple, and from the heart.
Babies speak a universal language.
+ Babies are my inspiration and my joy. In them,
I see innocence and the precious possibilities
of each life unfolding. In my images, I hope to
convey a measure of the beauty that exists in
+ I think the best images are the ones that retain
their strength and impact over the years, regardless
of the number of times they are viewed.
+ I think that emotional content is an image's
most important element, regardless of the photographic
technique. Much of the work I see these days lacks
the emotional impact to draw a reaction from viewers,
or remain in their hearts.
+ I have a deep love and respect for children
and I cannot imagine photographic life without
them playing a major part. I hope that through
my work as a photographer, I have been able to
pass on my appreciation of their beauty and charm.
+ I can't think of any flower that wouldn't be
suitable to merge with an image of a newborn,
and as I was planning for the book, Miracle, I
was drawn to blossoms that appealed to me artistically.
+ My idea of a perfect image is where I have created
a beautiful environment, and the baby has given
something of its personality. That extra spark
in the image is always supplied by the baby. When
you look at one of my images, your eye is always
drawn to the baby's face, regardless of how complicated
the setting is. The babies are always the most
important aspect of the image, and so they should
+ The hardest thing in photography is to create
a simple image.