‘If I had a camera,’ I said, ‘I’d take a picture of you every day. That way I’d remember how you looked every single day of your life.’
[Nicole Krauss]

Johnny has been smitten with his Hasselblad lately. And I am smitten with taking pictures of him being smitten with his Hasselblad.
I love the look of concentration on his face when he crafts an image. I love watching this long, meticulous process. Sometimes it takes him 5 minutes just to take one picture. Slide. Flip. Pause. Focus. Tilt. Pause. Shoot. Wind.
For me, it’s like watching an artist sculpt a sculpture, or paint a painting. How the hands and the eyes and the mind are like one. There is so much carefulness, so much tenderness, so much heart.