My online gallery specializes in art and nature photography, digital art, and hybrid digital/photography. It features both my work and that of my partner.
photograph nature, the environment, and the interactions of humans with them. I
bring a novel vision to the world, the animals and plants in it, and to life in
general. I am highly
influenced by Henri Cartier-Bresson’s philosophy of photography: capture the
decisive moment and use the entire image with minimal photomanipulation.
I’m not above restoring color vibrancy and correcting technical defects, I aim
to let the camera and not the software tell the story. Mind you, I’m not above
a little photomanipulation when it makes the picture work.
been an active photographer since my teens. Back then it was fun to experiment
with different types of film and developer formulations, but today everything
is electronic. I tend to be a “pixel pusher” who aims for sharp clear images.
unobtrusive and having good wilderness skills is essential for my work (and my
city friends wonder why I have so much camouflage gear). Wildlife photography
takes a combination of luck, knowledge, skill, patience, and a whopping great
lens. My go to equipment for wildlife photography is a Sony A7R IV body with
Tamron 28-75mm, Tamron 75-300, and Sony 200-600mm lenses. The mirrorless A7R
IV camera is fast, flexible, and extremely quiet; while the lenses cover
the ranges most often needed.
am in the first stages of my artistic career, I have been accepted at the
Double Decker show in Oxford Mississippi. I am an active member of the
Southeastern Photography Society and the Professional Photographers of America.
I am helping Arts Alliance Inc (Marietta) to apply for NEH and other funding.