I agree, and as I indicated earlier the photographs speak for themselves, as they should. I have a very fine appreciateion for the man's photographic efforts. I like his portraits very much, and I also think "Canyon Snow" is quite nice.
I just finished browsing through the website portfolio. Yes, these photos stand on their own. They are impressive. Equally impressive, I think, is that this work spans the most active years of his adult life, from the 1930s to the 1970s. Obviously, photography was not just a passing fancy for him.