My architectural photography style has been described by others as abstract. My goal is to tell the story of your project by focusing on detail.
My goal on any photo journalism project is to point the camera in the opposite direction. I do not want to be a stenographer with a camera. I want to take viewers into the story. I also believe it is important to pair photos with words. In journalism, photography rarely stands on its own.
As a yoga practitioner, who has completed yoga teacher training, I will work with you to find the poses and look that compliment your practice, style and strengths and document the progress of your yoga journey.
Collaborating with me in this work is yoga teacher Janel Opeka who develops concepts and styling.
Details on the yoga portraiture page.
Portraits are a search for beauty, soul and story.
Street photography should be more than candid snapshots of unsuspecting strangers. When viewed as a body of work, it should reveal something of how we live in the present moment. It is a record of our time.
Inspired by the New Topographics movement, this collection records the renewal of the Coltsville section of Hartford, Connecticut while reflecting - through the lens - on its past.
From an essay on the simplicity, reliability and metaphorical strength of character of simple barn construction as witnessed through the seasons of the year.
It is not by accident that the D.C. Metro system is both stark and eye-catching. It was designed to gesture toward but not mirror the monumental architecture of Washington, D.C.
It was laid out following a consistent visual pattern that would make it easy to use and safe.
The repetitive use of building block architecture and the commuters who bring each Metro station to life make for compelling subject matter.
The Metro system has left an unmistakable mark on the D.C. economy and its sociology.
Clean and Well Lighted
I used to think I was drawn to photographing shadows. As time went on I learned, mostly by observing the work of painters, that I am actually drawn to the light accompanying the shadows.
In any case, I find the geometrically dappled sunshine that paints my home studio each day to be comforting, relaxing and always different enough to be surprising.