CHOICES & WHY
Devoid of color, to me, the black-and-white nature photograph becomes vivid with feeling, absent of distraction. Alive with time and place, it breathes back to the viewer that particular moment when the image was taken, preserving its present beauty. Most important to me is that I share via my black-and-white photography the extraordinary beauty of nature that sends goosebumps up my spine.
On my website, you will notice some photo titles are followed, for example, by 1/3 or 1/5. This is spoken as one of three or one of five.
The number following the slash signifies how many photos are in the edition. The number prior to the slash indicates which photo it is- 1/3, 2/3, or 3/3. Similarly, 1/5 indicates that there are five photos in the edition. When numbers on both sides of the slash are the same (3/3 or 5/5), the edition is complete and no more photos will be added to the series. Each photograph is signed, copyrighted, titled, and numbered.
I have been taught that it is standard for each fine art photograph in a black-and-white edition to increase in value until the series is sold out.
All images printed in editions of five are 3 x 2 or 2 x 3 feet. All photographs printed in editions of three are 12 x 8 or 8 x 12 inches.
Editions of Five
TOUCH OF NATURE: Perspective, Yellowstone Cottonwood, and Mountain Lake
CHARMED BY THE DESERT: Grass Tracks, Ribbon of Dunes, Summit, and Sea of Sand
VERATRUM VIRIDE: VEVI I and VEVI V
available in 3 x 2 or 2 x 3 feet
archival Hahnemuhle photographic paper and inks
matte lamination coating
aluminum backing with full size float hanger
Hahnemuhle Certificate of Authenticity
1/5 for $1500, 2/5 at $1650, 3/5 at $1800, 4/5 at $1950, and 5/5 for $2100
Editions of Three
TOUCH OF NATURE: Clouds and More Clouds, Lost Lake, Fading Light, By the Light of the Eclipse, Shelter from the Storm, and Johnson Terraces
CHARMED BY THE DESERT: Saguaro, Tree in the Desert, Bill Williams River, Let the Sun Shine, and Wow
VERATRUM VIRIDE: VEVI II, VEVI III, VEVI IV, VEVI VI, VEVI VII, VEVI VIII, and VEVI IX
available in 12 x 8 or 8 x 12 inches
archival photograph on exhibition paper
ready to be framed
1/3 for $300, 2/3 at $330, 3/3 for $360