"At this time in my life, I’m ready to accept or own a kind of romance and melancholy or melodrama that I wasn’t ready to reveal before. It was always there in my inner life as an artist, but I was too afraid to share it."
"I’m happy if I still find something to photograph in my neighborhood. I think it’s important to be local and not just go farther and farther into more exotic places to bring home more and more sensational imagery. That’s why, as I said, I try to go backwards."