Season of Silence | A Photo Essay

Recently, I've been reading the letters of Ansel Adams. He was remarkable with language, as he was with photography. His letters brim with variety, from thoughtful observations about art to self-deprecating humor. His energy, enthusiasm and intelligence leap from the page. His words are full of wisdom.

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"When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence." - Ansel Adams

This reminds me that I think of winter as a season of silence. My images often feel inadequate in their ability to capture the light and look of winter, but I enjoy the attempt to interpret this quiet season.

Norwich / January 17, 2018

Norwich / January 17, 2018

Quechee Gorge / January 18, 2018

The White River / January 15, 2018

Royalton / January 20, 2018

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Seth is a photographer based in Norwich, Vermont. He offers photography and printing workshops to individuals and small groups, does freelance work, offers his images and prints for sale, provides digital darkroom processing, and makes fine art prints in his studio. Seth welcomes all inquiries and questions about his work, potential projects, and collaborations.

All photos Copyright 2018 Seth Harper Goodwin

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