"Whether it was film for my camera, or markers and paints, or video tapes, if I had a creative whim, they made sure I had the means to make it. Between the two places I found a creative voices, and the drive to keep at it."
"People should know about film photography and how important it was and still is. Kids should know what a negative is. Photography can be utilized in so many different ways and that there are layers to it that can tell stories and be expressive in many ways."
“I felt like I had tricked them and was getting away with robbery or something. It was probably the best feeling I could ever imagine as I sat in the plane waiting to take off, I thought about everyone and everything I had encountered and it finally made me laugh for the first time in a week.”
"While a motion picture can be an incredibly powerful medium in the complex way that stories can be told, photography has a starkness and mystery that motion picture lacks. A still image can have a powerful and unwavering presence that stimulates curiosity and emotion."
"It is fun to listen to music alone, concentrate and create something out of nothing" and as she jokes, a silver gelatin print has value beyond the image it captures "when our economy crashes and the dollar is worthless, maybe I can barter silver for bread."