Photography Showcase: John Batdorff

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“I think the best images are created to stand on their own, superseding the photographer’s eye.”

My natural curiosity comes from years of working in our family’s small town newspaper. Over the years I have found myself traveling more in an effort to better understand the world around me. It’s during these moments of observation that I try to reconcile what I see with who I am. It is this process that continues to drive my creativity.

Over the years I’ve become naturally drawn to black and white images. For me, when an image is stripped of it’s color it become vulnerable and the composition becomes the cornerstone ...

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