"When I saw your work, I was absolutely stunned. I've lived in Big Sur all my life and never seen a sky so beautiful as what you captured in your image. You were at the right place at the right time with the right stuff."
"Your photographs are world class art in the tradition of Ansel Adams and the Westons."
"I just love your [Twilight Moonset]. Even the greatest, most accomplished painter could not capture what you achieved."
-MT, Carmel Fine Art Expert, 2011
"We've seen thousands of Big Sur photos, but you've captured it."
"David's photographs aren't as bad as they look."
(Just Kidding-- I made this last one up ;-) derived from the ironically witty -- "Wagner isn't as bad as it sounds." . . . Which is doubly ironic because Wagner's "Die Valkyrie" is one of my favorite music pieces.)
Arts Council Jurors of Monterey County selected two Photographs for 2012 Show: “Dramatic Flight” and “Mt Toro Snowstorm.”
“David Dilworth's photographs of the coast capture its mood, its magic, and its mystery . . . for many locals, seeing Soberanes Point looming up against the sky is the first sign that we are on the way home. Check out David's work . . . ”