In and around the water. The natural elements: water, sky, moon, sun, sand and earth.
Watching the moon rise, hiding behind the clouds, flooding the edges with its soft glow. It is the expectation, the final reveal that captures the moment.
There is something magical an soothing about watching the waves brake on shore. They all make different pasterns, the water turning into white foam as it washes up the sand.
WS-03 Moon Over Miami
Recently I was visiting an artist studio and shared this picture with her. She remarked “that is a great mangata” . I did not have a clue of what she was talking about. My only reply was; What? with a confused look on my face. She explained that “Mangata” is a Swedish word meaning “moon road” and describes the trail of light left by the moon’s reflection on the sea. Like many words there is no direct translation into English. This Picture is actually a collaboration with Alex Parra a photographer friend. He had used his telephoto lens to take some close up pictures of the moon. When I took the picture you see the moon was very small and a bit over exposed washing out all the detail. I asked him if I could use his moon close up to recompose my shot. He agreed, after scaling and adjusting for tonality I super imposed his moon closeup over my tiny, puny, overexposed dot of a moon, creating this composite image.
WS-04 Tropic Calm
WS-05 Hanging Out with friends
WS-06 Second Look
WS-07 Growing Up
WS-09 Toward The Edge
WS-10 Soft Landing
Series of pictures shot in late 2015 at Blowing Rocks Nature Preserve, Jupiter Florida. Every turn through the rock labyrinth revealed something new. Feel the sense of discovery.
Earth, water, sky, fragile are.
Tread lightly on earth.