Pleasant Abstraction

Pleasant Abstraction

There seems to be a fine line between a pleasant abstraction and just an out of focus picture. It is definitely something you have to play with and shoot a lot. But the process is definitely fun. Like my Instagram stuff. Just me playing around, mostly out of curiosity. Wondering what something might look like. But the instagram stuff is…
But it Doesn’t Look Like a Photograph…

But it Doesn’t Look Like a Photograph…

I have read that the problem with contemporary photography is that we are still concerned with modernism. Still view the photographic image as a facsimile of reality. More or less. To deviate invites both scorn and praise, depending on the level of fame of the artist. If the gods of the art curatorial world smile upon you, then you can…
An Audience of One

An Audience of One

I make images of what makes me feel good, always have. Commercial photography is about problem solving and meeting budges and clients expectations. Making art for me is about fun and exploration or as simple as witnessing a beautiful piece of light illuminate an ordinary street sign. It has always been about the simple act of discovery. I can’t worry about what…
The Color of Morning 20 August 2016

The Color of Morning 20 August 2016

Yesterday morning I had a recollection of arriving in Rome. It was Friday and for five years I always arrived on Friday morning, sometime in late August. But the last time was five years ago. And yet, this time of year, I always recall arriving in Rome. Jet lagged, tired, and often culture shocked. But I always loved it, especially…