Tagged: still life

Mr. Fezziwig’s Party

Taking the mundane and creating something extraordinary typifies my approach to photography. While some might wish to shoot these Christmas snow globes as a subject unto themselves, I found that the shadows of the globes provided a fantasy narrative that I could not have conjured consciously and only through listening to what the subject had []


The Pear Series

Emotion can be a significant component in a photograph, the medium captures humanity in all of it’s raw and varied forms. I chose to express the commonality of our human experience through my “Pear Series” photographs, works on Polaroid. This body of work allowed me to communicate particular feelings through the vehicle of the fruit. It’s []


Mr. Nut Case

On a recent walk with my wife here in Portland, I couldn’t help but be inspired by all the “stuff” laying on the sidewalk from the latest windstorm. I was immediately taken with the Chestnut tree seed pods, the yellow spiky balls I used for eyes. They looked so expressive, kind of furry and empathetic. []


Inside Out

In considering Robert’s beautiful still life “4 Poms” for the DailyPhotoGame.com, I faced a dilemma. How would I take the conversation further and not be repetitive in the genre? Robert reveals the inside of one of his pomegranates, and that idea took hold during my morning brainstorming. I also liked the notion of impressions/depressions, rather []


Spiral Shadows

My take-away from Robert’s sweet image for the Game was the spiral twists of the red vines. We are in Montana, so my props were limited. However, I did rummage through some old boxes of rope and found theses two door springs, I thought I could make use of them somehow. After stretching the springs []


Rasta Dog Photo

I thought I would have a bit of fun playing off of Robert’s awesome image of corn dogs for The Daily Photo Game. Onions for eyes, cabbage for rasta hair, and the all important relish goatee. I shot the eyes in all positions, looking down, sideways and up. I kept coming back to this one for []