I love fire. Not so much for its consumptive or destructive nature (although that deserves fascination and respect), but more for its fluidity, its continuous reinvention of itself, its ever changing color and its ability to synthesize seemingly disparate qualities. It is formless form. And watching it — even while your brain screams “danger” — the flickering dance of its flames seduces you and draws you into it’s trance.
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I love projection art. The motion of color being painted onto huge canvases of concrete and brick — all in real time and all in front of your eyes. It too is formless form. And despite knowing that is is merely projected phantoms, you are nevertheless drawn toward the light. Continue reading →
In 2016 I began experimenting with art methods of processing and finishing images, in addition to more customary photographic finishes. Looking back, I note that I tended to experiment with art finishes processes on photographs of dance and flow performances more than anything else. Here are a few of my favorite examples. Continue reading →
Rain drops, car lights, a window pane (with a little dirt) and the processes of refraction and reflection combine to form a series of kaleidoscopic images. Click any pic to view the full set of 10 images.