In addition to shows, my work can be seen at the Arkansas Craft Guild

Arkansas Craft School

Featured Prints

In the early days of film cameras, the only real choice was black and white. Compared with the color gamut that today's digital cameras offer, it seems that they were quite limited. Yet Ansel Adams capture the beauty of Yosemite in grey scale, and along the way inspired milllons of budding landscape photographers, myself included. I found myself full of excitement as I recaptured one of his iconic images, the reflection of Half Dome with the moon rising over its shoulder,

Beyond recognizing Adam's mastery, shooting in black and white takes me back to the basics. Without color to save my image, I become keenly aware of composition, contrast, and, espically lighting. When the heat of Summer gets me down and I'm lacking inspiration, I imagine myself in Adam's shoes, and shoot in black and white


Black & White Folder added to Portfolio