From the first time I picked up a Kodak Brownie box camera at the age of 10, I have been fascinated by the photographic process. After the Brownie, I moved on to 35mm rangefinders and SLRs, and then to medium- format SLR equipment, using black & white film and E64 slides for thousands of images. For over 50 years I have been fortunate to be able to capture images around the world. The most profound impact on my self-taught photographic education came with the acquisition in the late 1970's of Ansel Adams' The Photography Series - The Zone System - a step-by-step plan for creating images reflecting what the photographer visualized when he observed the scene.
I have joined the digital age. My trusty Hasselbald 503 CW has been retired and an H4D-40 has taken its place - awesome technology from a trusted source. While some will argue the point, the digital revolution has made the Zone System, albeit slightly modified, more readily applicable by SLR users, providing a structure for even greater creativity. In digital world the caveat remains, if you do not capture the details in the camera, you cannot create them 'in post'.
Enjoy the photographs and the blog, and feel free to comment, question or critique using the Contact Form. I have selected only a small portion of my portfolio to display on the site. Images are available as finished prints or files for use in print media. The majority of the images are supported by 50+ megapixel raw image files.
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