About the Book
"Because I Love You!" is a photobook of beautiful, colorful flowers. Each page is a full color photograph of nature's beauty. We asociate flowers with love and this book is a gift of love. Just like a bouquet of flowers you send to your loved one, this book brings the beauty and emotion of love to it's reader. Perfect for any occasion of love.
I've been involved in photography as an art for over thirty years. In high school, I was influenced by a photography teacher who instilled the purist principles of Edward Weston and Ansel Adams. I developed advanced skills in visualizing the tonal range of a setting and capturing images with available light. In the darkroom I experimented with a variety of chemical and temperature techniques for both film and print processing. At the University of Florida, my conservative and traditional perspective on photography as a visual medium was challenged by the thinking and works of Jerry Uelsmann, one of the early masters of photomontage, and guest lecturers like Robert Heineken (UCLA) whose montages embedded commercial erotica in highly unconventional images. Today my photography focuses on people - fashion, beauty, glamour, and fine art nudes.