seeing is a dynamic activity, one that requires us to use more than just our
eyes. It requires us to use our minds
and imagination. What I have attempted
to do in this series is create a new vision, one that takes the viewer beyond
the clichés of standard long exposure photography of streetlights or moving
cars and into the realm of the invisible.
background I created, an innocuous piece of canvas with glitter on top, is only
the means to the end. It is not until I
point light or allow the sun to reach the canvas that anything happens. It is my vision that creates the light for
others to see. During this flight from
nothingness, intuition and chance inspire and drive me to record what is not in
looked at my images while photographing even though I was working digitally
because, I wanted the entire spectacle hidden from my outer eye during the process
of capturing the light. To stop and look
would have lessened the involvement of chance.
It would have halted the momentum of the photo shoot. I wanted the empty frame of the photograph to
be charged with the “kaleidoscopic spectrums of light.” My goal was to achieve an intensity of color,
hues, and a deep rich surface that has both a physical and visual texture.