Photography is an important part of my writing process, particularly in the case of creative writing and poetry. The practice of photography informs my writing, how I frame a story, its perspective and balance; and, the introduction to such written or visual story always begins with a leading line that opens up the composition, sets the mood and insists upon structure. The eye, the mind, is drawn to good composition, to characters, imagery, objects, signposts, symbols—all of which steer the reader/viewer to known or unknown points. Or, perhaps, to points that nudge the observer out of the image or narrative altogether. When I photograph I am searching, I’m tilting sideways attempting to tell a story (or is it a lie?) with just the right angle, and hoping it holds a different or unique meaning for each viewer.
To see a sampling of my photography work, please go to the pull down menu under the Photography. Slide your cursor to the left (atop the Photography menu) to pull down submenus.