I grew up in a big city painting, and a lover of perspective. My first painting was created out of an interest in surrealism and perspective. Later when I started to explore photography, it became evident that my fascination with lines would keep surfacing. I saw them wherever I walked, great sweeping lines that would start at your feet and stretch out past your line of sight, into the sky itself. Grids within grids of towering rectangles all lined up. Those lines burned a lasting impression in me.
A mission of mine in abstract photography has been to capture or create images that are like surrealist paintings but have a level of realism that only photography can deliver.
The abstract work I have made thus far is a collection of explorations with natural light landscapes and long exposure night photography. I do not manipulate my imagery, I use Photoshop like a dark room where I will quadriptyc a carefully taken landscape or interior. When printed the abstractions maintain their intense fidelity up to at least 6 Feet and ranging up to 10 Feet on the longest side. …Read More