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Painting with Light

I describe my process as painting with light. .  First, to create the story, I select and compose the subject. To expose the subject on the film, I set the amount and quality of light through studio lights, filters, aperture, and shutter speed. ·      Second, from the film a negative is created. In the darkroom, I […]

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An Affair With Pears

Episode 5 – Remember When

“Remember When …” is the final chapter associated with my current pear studies. As a reminder, my images are created without digital manipulation. My creative challenges were: Dessert Pears: To create these images, I built a sandbox and added cactus plants. Through staging and lighting, I was able to create the fell of pears in […]

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Episode 4 – Marching to a Different Drummer

I hope you are enjoying reading “An Affair with Pears. I have enjoyed sharing elements of my artistic vision. Whether it is pear or floral or mushroom or landscape studies, I still critically look at the subject to create the most unique presentation to engage you and in some cases for you to question what […]

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Episode 3 – L’Amour Toujours

As we approach February, I title this edition of An Affair with Pears “L’Amour Toujours” (“Love Always”). Besides Valentine’s Day, February represents a significant month. February 6th was Pauline’s, my life partner and soul mate, birthday. Coincidently, she passed away on her birthday in 2018. I am featuring four images that represents our love. In […]

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Episode 2 – All Dressed and Nowhere to Go

This is the next edition of An Affair with Pears. As I indicated in the first edition, my composition objective is to create innovative pear images that are playful, mischievous, fanciful, and sensual. I hope you enjoy and please share your thoughts.

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An Affair With Pears

Episode 1 – From the Kitchen Counter to Powerful Images

Preface Pears forms one of three subjects included in my still life portfolio. To highlight my artistic vision, I created five episodes posted to social media over the past two and half weeks. Each episode focuses on a theme using a different grouping of pear images created from 2004 to present. In each episode, I […]

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Special Offer to Purchase Unframed Handcrafted Silver Gelatin Prints

Tangled Gardens, Nova Scotia To allow for the ease of ordering, I have allocated the selected images over the following six order forms: Industrial – Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Toronto, Ontario. Click the following link to access the order form https://form.jotform.com/202909111927050 Various Toronto Landscape Views and Tree Series from 2006. Click the following link […]

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July 10, 2020 Newsletter

Regardless of your faith and in our unprecedented times, I hope that the above provides inspiration. Personally, these phrases have had a significant impact. They have inspirited me! I selected these specific images from my portfolio as I believe that they best reflect Faith… Hope… Love. I hope you are staying well and safe. Life […]