About the Book
A bridge -- not a Bridges of Madison County bridge, but a steel and concrete bridge, cheaply made, with no distinguishing characteristics, badly in need of a coat or two of paint.
Most people walk by such structures, giving them not a thought. But when I come upon such a sight, it's a cue for me to whip out the macro lens.
I believe that great images are all around us, that line, form, pattern, and indeed beauty can be found in the mundane objects -- if only we take the time to look.
This book is my attempt to demonstrate that point.
I'm a a fine art photographer living in Arlington, Virginia. A member of the Touchstone Gallery in Washington, D.C., I've appeared in over forty juried shows in the Washington D.C., Virginia, and Maryland area, and many of my images have won awards. When not out shooting or riding a roller coaster, I can be found at Studio 330 in the Torpedo Factory Art Center. My subjects are an eclectic mix, including the architecture of Las Vegas, roller coasters, and rusted metal objects. Although I began life as a black and white photographer, I am now most known for color work, much of which features vibrant and intense color. I still do a fair amount of traditional realistic photography, but in recent years my vision has taken an more more abstract turn