Yes, a book, but obviously that isn’t the main topic of this picture, but it is an added bonus. The inspiration for this picture was playing with space, both in the division of the rectangle and also the emphasis of the spatial depth. This was further enhanced by the choice and characteristics of the lens and aperture, focussing on the cactus in the foreground while leaving elements beyond the plane of focus to dissolve into the out of focus bokeh.

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Three New Pictures (2014)

Three New Pictures (2014)

image: 14" x 20" paper: 18" x 24"

Red Stripe, 2014 image: 14″ x 20″ paper: 18″ x 24″

Posting three new pictures from my ongoing series of photographs exploring a variety of elements, formal, spatial, color, time, and memory. As described in previous posts, these are images that are presented to me, that I find while walking. Continue reading →

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