“By this time …

“By this time I’m visible for both good and bad reasons I guess. I feel very fortunate that I’ve been able to make the pictures that I’ve been able to make, because they’re not easy to make, they’re very expensive to produce. But it’s the only way I know how to make a picture, in a sense, and it’s the pictures that are in my head, so I can’t really think too much about whether people like them or not.”

an excerpt from an interview conducted by NPR host Alex Chadwick with photographer Gregory Crewdson that has recently resonated with me.