Jan 3 – Feb 28 2019
Opening reception January 17 2019
What is your process
I never feel more present then when hunting with my camera. Senses on high alert, ready to pull the trigger to capture a fleeting instance when light, composition, gesture and moment come together. I am a non discriminatory predator, almost any game will do but it is strictly capture and release. Never more present then with with my camera I work with an empty, quiet mind, open to unconscious influences, seeking to capture an image that is greater then the sum of it’s parts. Or as Garry Winogrand’s beautifully expressed it, when “the photograph isn’t what was photographed, it is something else, a new fact”.
I shoot with three digital cameras but eschew any significance to particular brand or type of light recording device I use. I switch between two popular brands of high resolution digital cameras and a smart phone depending on the circumstance. The ultimate impact or enjoyment of my photography rests little on camera brand. The only really significant recording device is a photographers eye which can not be bought.
After editing tens of thousand of frames mere dozens get further attention. I work in Adobe Lightroom, adjusting the increasing breadth of variables which along with the sophistication of controls that software sliders give one today allows for tremendous post production manipulation to refine your vision.