Enchanting. Soothing. Reminiscent. Captivating.
These are just a few of the adjectives I hear every weekend about my work. It is a goal of mine I keep floating in the back of my mind – to elicit these types of responses – as I seek out new scenes to photograph. My imagination is my canvas and as I flip through book after book of Ansel Adams, Andreas Gursky, and Galen Rowell. I have a vision in my mind, and I am searching for the location that may provide me the canvas to execute the vision.
My goal is to Stir the Soul – to create beautiful artwork of the natural world.
My vision involves the perfect composition, beautiful lighting, and fantastic display all with the goal of creating something beautiful – to stir the soul. I don’t mind that people believe my art to be surreal or unbelievable (literally they don’t believe I took the photograph!). My goal is to Stir the Soul – to create beautiful artwork of the natural world. However, my work and the feelings it elicits often comes with questions – “How did you do this!?” being a very common rhetorical one. Two other questions though may be more important than that. Continue reading