The thing I enjoy most about photography is the ability of a photograph to embody secrecy. The feeling that you happen upon a moment in time, that maybe you were or were not supposed to see, is interesting to me. Shooting items from other time periods help me to portray my secrets. I find the items themselves to be secretive. I think most people are intrigued by mysteries. Our curiosity and desire to understand often leave us wondering about things for a long time past their actual occurrence. That’s what I find is usually present in intriguing photography. The story of the photograph is the secret. While the image might be clear as day, a good photograph always leaves some questions unanswered. Jean Ferris said it best, “Secrets have a way of making themselves felt, even before you know there’s a secret.” I believe that sentiment applies exactly to photography. It is what keeps you so entranced in the photo, yet hard to completely understand and articulate.