Equivalence

  The idea of equivalence in photography is richly rooted in a time when photography was beginning to discover its own nature and continues to be a powerful force for discovering our own nature, which is greater than we think.   Alfred Stieglitz first used the term equivalent as a title for a series of photographs of clouds, whose aspirations were more musical than representational, and to describe a particular kind of activity in art and its result, “My photographs are ever born of an inner need – an Experience of Spirit ...

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Process Influences Perception

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Titles

. Titles have always been challenging for me. While I always use a working title for a developing series, often, I don’t know what to title the works until I truly understand them – and that can be long after they’ve been created. Sometimes I change the titles of a few of my images after I’ve released them. . Most of my images, being a combination of at least two images from different times and places, don’t fit the typical place date format. To date, I’ve only used this type of title for one series, Antarctica, because I want that work to be seen as more editorial in nature. . Because I want to leave plenty of room for the viewer, I avoid titles that...

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Refraction

.embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; } .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%; }   Refraction . Get the book here. Explore the series here. . . Drawing Light . Photo – light. Graph – drawing. Photographs are light drawings. These photographs also include drawings of light. Though I’ve always drawn, since infancy, this body of work presents my first finished electronic drawings. While sometimes drawn to emphasize what is only dimly seen, more often than not these new drawings of light present geometries imposed on the no longer blank canvas of the photograph. . Symbol of Light . Throughout the ages, in many cultures, the mystery of light has been used as a powerful symbol. To...

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