Artist | Professional | Photography
I had never thought of myself as any kind of artist. I've always been very technical, and felt I would be some kind of scientist. Initially my interest in photography grew from its technical complexity. Sometime in college, something changed. Ever since then if you ask me what I do, I say, "I'm a fine art photographer." I discovered that, to most people, the human form is the most beautiful and compelling subject. One way or another it touches all of us. For that reason, I choose to capture that beauty and present it disconnected from connotations of sexuality, identity, and emotion and present only the aesthetic element. Either way, I don't want to be sterile. I want to provoke and stimulate. To inspire.
My work is very much a collaboration of model and photographer. I spend great time and effort inventing new ways to capture a unique image. I try to keep the vision vague until the model inspires me. The model’s form and movement bring energy, temperament, and aesthetic complexity. In this fusion I see the moment that makes me release the shutter. Just a few of these moments survive and are refined to become finished work.
Current Residence: Minneapolis, MN
Favourite photographer: Edward Weston, Imogen Cunningham, Will Agar
Operating System: X baby, no MS BS in my radius
Shell of choice: Bash
Favourite cartoon character: two words "Flux Modulator"
Personal Quote: Don't Believe, Know or Don't Know, or Never Know.