Photography is no longer just a method of realistic documentation and portraiture, like it was when in the beginning. It has without a doubt, overcome the obstacles of being accepted as a true art form, and has firmly found it’s place in the world of artistic expression.
Lately, my goal in photography is creative artistic expression over of an accurate representation. (But, I am still open to straight photography and portraiture when I am inspired to do so.)
I like to use a point and shoot camera. Most photos are taken using the in – camera filters: Dynamic Monochromatic, Cross process, Toy Camera, the Low Quality and High Quality. I don’t do much post processing and if I do it’s nothing too crazy. Just small adjustments, or playing around with LOMO style effects.
Subjects and Techniques of Focus
- Shadow and Light
- Overexposing and Underexposing
- Extreme or Weird Angles
- Black and White
- Vertical Orientation
- Close Ups of Trees and Nature
- Close Ups of Stuff
- Documenting People’s Stuff or Traces of Humans
- Doors and Buildings
- Including A Lot of Sky
- LOMO or Abstract Style
- Banal Everyday Subjects
I’m just enjoying breaking the rules and trying to capture something interesting. It doesn’t necessarily have to be a perfectly exposed or perfectly composed photograph, I just want to capture something cool and in the unique way I experience the world.
On Going Documentary Series
Aside from my artistic expression focus, I am still working on an on-going project that I started in college. Documenting the banal and photographing places, and things that grab my attention around Nacogdoches.
Inspirational Artists for this series: Artists like William Eggleston and Robert Frank.