We have something in common: a love for pictures…
Shadow Quality is the name and home I have made for my photographic endeavors. You might ask what the name means and what it has to do with my approach to image making? Early on I spent my time trying to expose for every detail within the frame. As a result I found that my photos lacked character. In time I learned to see that shadows add depth, emotion, and shape to images.
My love of pictures is derived from the feeling a photo evokes as much as it is from the objects in the photos themselves. To me this is attributable as much to what is hidden in the shadows as it is to what is in plain view. It’s the interplay between light and dark that I love, and it is a photo’s Shadow Quality that defines it.
Over time, I have created a body of work that I am proud of. I have so much more I want to learn, say, and explore photographically, and am working daily to find new ways to see and create. Inspiration is everywhere, so if you love images as much as I do and have always wanted to shoot, there has never been a better time. There are tons of technical resources out there, but it is just as important to learn how to express yourself in a way that translates to others. I hope my photos speak to you as they do me.
Thank you for taking some time to see what I see, and please feel free to contact me if you have questions, comments, or just to say hello. Subscribe to my “Ideas and Imagery” weekly email newsletter to see my recent work and to learn more about what I am looking to create.
You can also see more work on my website: shadowquality.com