Photographers are athletes of the decisive moment. Among the human assets a photographer needs to cultivate are boldness and innocence, quick reflexes, as well as trust, precision, grace, and the willingness to fail again and again. However, the spicy taste of the occasional success is so satisfying that it erases any memory of the moments that got away. Enough so that one is ready to go out again in the knowledge that the world will repeat itself forever, in renewed variations. Joel Meyerowitz.