"Art making is a form of alchemy, in a way, because you are trying…to make gold from nothing. When it works very well is when you manage to turn the ordinary into the extraordinary."
"Sitka Spruce, Cape Blanco State Park, Curry County, Oregon" (1999-2003)
"It isn’t all bad, looking inland. There are a few state parks where there’s still some indication of what it meant to be in a forest. This is a picture at Cape Blanco, which is often fog shrouded. This Sitka spruce stands within about a hundred feet of the edge of the headland...."
- Robert Adams