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Gender Male
Industry Arts
Occupation Photographer
Location Canton, NC, United States
Introduction Artist’s Statement: “I’ve got a head full of ideas that are driving me insane.” Bob Dylan said it and I’ve been living it. One of my ideas is the possibility that my work will be recognized. I have devoted my time behind the lens to exposing the extraordinary in the ordinary, whether it is found in the lines of an old face or a workbench covered with scraps. Although I’m inclined to express myself in black and white, a large segment of my work is in color. Answers to three common questions: 1) Canon not Nikon 2) Digital not film 3) Paintshop Pro not Photo Shop
Interests Husband, father, grandfather, photography, officiating football, pharmacy, gardening, reading, movies, cigars, wine
Favorite Movies Patton, Bullworth, Casablanca, The Nightmare Before Christmas, The Lost Skeleton of Kadavra, The Attack of the Crab Monsters, Plan Nine from Outer Space, Sea Creatures from Outer Space, anything by the Coen Brothers or David Lynch
Favorite Music Dvorak, The Clash, Me First and the Gimmie Gimmies, The Beatles, Bob Dylan, George Jones, Jimmy Stoma, Forrest Richardson, Johnny Cash, Kiri Ti Kanawa Wood Winds Select
Favorite Books When All the World was Young by Ferrol Sams, State of Fear by Michael Crichton, Orthodoxy by G.K.Chesterton, Stieglitz: Camera Work, Hero with a Thousand Faces by Joseph Campbell

Why do I prefer black and white photography over color? ANS: Color is for vacation snapshots; black and white is for the grit of reality.