A Diverse Palette

One of the things that I hope to encourage all my students to do is to open themselves up to all the close-up possibilities that exist out there. Though images of flowers and insects can be extraordinary, believing that those are the only subjects worthy of this type of photography is a mistake.

The camera provides you the opportunity to emphasize one particular aspect of a larger object and reveal it in a way that most people would miss completely. There is a beauty of design that can be revealed in all aspects of our world by merely isolating it within the photographic frame.

A simple chain that was meant to serve as a barrier becomes so much more when I use the late afternoon sun to reveal its color and shape. I see chains ...

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