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There's no question that photographs communicate more
by Galen Rowell

There's no question that photographs communicate more
instantly and powerfully than words do,
but if you want to communicate a complex concept clearly,
you need words, too.
- Galen Rowell

I find it some of the hardest photography and the most
challenging photography I've ever done.
It's a real challenge to work with the natural features and the natural light.
- Galen Rowell

I began taking pictures in the natural world to be
able to show people what I was experiencing when I
climbed and explored in Yosemite in the High Sierra.
- Galen Rowell

The combination of pictures and words together can be really effective,
and I began to realise in my career that unless I wrote my own words,
then my message was diluted.
- Galen Rowell

 

The landscape is like being there with a powerful personality
and I'm searching for just the right angles to make
that portrait come across as meaningfully as possible.
- Galen Rowell

A lot of people think that when you have grand scenery,
such as you have in Yosemite, that photography must be easy.
- Galen Rowell

When we tune in to an especially human way of viewing
the landscape powerfully,
it resonates with an audience.
- Galen Rowell

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And most of my early pictures failed but about one
in a 100 somehow looked better than what I saw.
- Galen Rowell

These days, most nature photographers are deeply committed
to the environmental message.
- Galen Rowell

My mountaineering skills are not important to my best photographs,
but they do add a component to my work that is definitely
a bit different than that of most photographers.
- Galen Rowell

I think landscape photography in general is somewhat undervalued.
- Galen Rowell

The reason that I keep writing is that all my most
powerful messages about the fates of wild places that
I care about need to have words as well as images.
- Galen Rowell

If we limit our vision to the real world,
we will forever be fighting on the minus side of things,
working only too make our photographs equal to what we see out there,
but no better.
- Galen Rowell

My first thought is always of light.
- Galen Rowell

One of the biggest mistakes a photographer can make
is to look at the real world and cling to the vain
hope that next time his film will somehow bear a closer resemblance to it.
- Galen Rowell

I like to feel that all my best photographs had strong
personal visions and that a photograph that doesn't
have a personal vision or doesn't communicate emotion fails.
- Galen Rowell

Today, I'm very careful not to mention very specific
locations when I write or give captions.
- Galen Rowell

I began to realise that film sees the world differently than the human eye,
and that sometimes those differences can make a photograph
more powerful than what you actually observed.
- Galen Rowell

There is no question that photography has played a
major role in the environmental movement.
- Galen Rowell

Wanting to take a light camera with me when I climb
or do mountain runs has kept me using exclusively 35 mm.
- Galen Rowell

Luckily, many other people tell me how they have had
a particular landscape photograph of mine in their
office or bedroom for 15 years and it always speaks
to them strongly whenever they see it.
- Galen Rowell

I'm exchanging molecules every 30 days with the natural
world and in a spiritual sense I know I am a part of
it and take my photographs from that emotional feeling within me,
rather than from an emotional distance as a spectator.
- Galen Rowell

Ever since the 1860s when photographers travelled the
American West and brought photographs of scenic wonders
back to the people on the East Coast of America we
have had a North American tradition of landscape photography
used for the environment.
- Galen Rowell

I think that cognitive scientists would support the
view that our visual system does not directly represent
what is out there in the world and that our brain constructs
a lot of the imagery that we believe we are seeing.
- Galen Rowell

What I mean by photographing as a participant rather
than observer is that I'm not only involved directly
with some of the activities that I photograph,
such as mountain climbing, but even when I'm not I
have the philosophy that my mind and body are part of the natural world.
- Galen Rowell

I remember when an editor at the National Geographic
promised to run about a dozen of my landscape pictures
from a story on the John Muir trail as an essay,
but when the group of editors got together,
someone said that my pictures looked like postcards.
- Galen Rowell

I almost never set out to photograph a landscape,
nor do I think of my camera as a means of recording
a mountain or an animal unless I absolutely need a 'record shot'.
My first thought is always of light.
- Galen Rowell

There are no facts, only interpretations.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it,
or who said it, no matter if I have said it,
unless it agrees with your own reason
and your own common sense.
- The Buddha

A good traveler has no fixed plans,
and is not intent on arriving.
- Lao Tzu

Clouds come floating into my life,
no longer to carry rain or usher storm,
but to add color to my sunset sky.
- Rabindranath Tagore

He who can no longer pause to wonder
and stand rapt in awe,
is as good as dead;
his eyes are closed.
- Albert Einstein

Say NO to the demands of the world.
Say YES to the longings of your own heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If we have no peace,
it is because we have forgotten
that we belong to each other.
- Mother Teresa

Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences.
No one can eliminate prejudices -
just recognize them.
- Edward R. Murrow

See no evil, Hear no evil, Speak no evil.
- Japanese pictorial maxim (the Three Wise Monkeys)

I leave no trace of wings in the air,
but I am glad I have had my flight.
- Rabindranath Tagore

I say NO to the demands of the world.
I say YES to the longings of my own heart.
There is nothing I ever need to have.
There is nothing I ever need to do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Live with intention.
Walk to the edge.
Listen hard.
Practice wellness.
Play with abandon.
Laugh.
Choose with no regret.
Appreciate your friends.
Continue to learn.
Do what you love.
Live as if this is all there is.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The River of Life has no meaning,
no good, no bad, no better, no worse,
no love, no hate, no fear, no anger, no joy.
The River of Life has no judgment, no expectation.
The River of Life just IS.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is a terrible thing to see and have no vision.
- Helen Keller

Through humor, you can soften some
of the worst blows that life delivers.
And once you find laughter,
no matter how painful your situation might be,
you can survive it.
- Bill Cosby

Do not follow where the path may lead.
Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

Do not blame the thistle that you see no beauty.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Remember, no matter where you go, there you are.
- Confucius

Without change, there would be no butterflies.
- Anonymous

Do not let Sunday be taken from you.
If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
- Albert Schweitzer

Sing like no one's listening,
love like you've never been hurt,
dance like nobody's watching,
and live like its heaven on earth.
- Mark Twain

Choose with no regret.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Do or do not, there is no try.
- Jedi Master Yoda in Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

Where there is shouting, there is no true knowledge.
- Leonardo da Vinci

If anyone has material possessions and sees his brother in need
but has no pity on him, how can the love of God be in him?
- 1 John 3:17

There are no small acts of kindness.
Every compassionate act makes large the world.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Where there is no accusation of "fault,"
there can be no anger.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Travelers, there is no path.
Paths are made by walking.
- Antonio Machado

No one was ever named "Hero" for following the crowd.
Heroes set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When people get caught up with that which is right
and they are willing to sacrifice for it,
there is no stopping point short of victory.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

No good comes from hurrying.
- Yiddish Proverb

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant.
If we did not sometimes taste of adversity,
prosperity would not be so welcome.
- Anne Bradstreet

There is no passion to be found playing small -
in settling for a life that is less
than the one you are capable of living.
- Nelson Mandela

Take your life in your own hands, and what happens?
A terrible thing: no one to blame.
- Erica Jong

No wind favors he who has no destined port.
- Montaigne

There are no menial jobs, only menial attitudes.
- William John Bennett

Lend your voices only to sounds of freedom,
no longer lend your strength to that
which you wish to be free from.
Fill your life with love and bravery,
and you shall live a life uncommon.
- Jewel

No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
- James Allen

Love is the total absence of fear.
Love asks no questions.
Its natural state is one of extension and expansion,
not comparison and measurement.
- Gerald Jampolsky

If you have no confidence in self,
you are twice defeated in the race of life.
With confidence, you have won even before you have started.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

A "No" uttered from deepest conviction
is better and greater than a "Yes" merely uttered to please,
or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi


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