These dissolving candy abstract photographs look like galaxies and nebulas in a far-away universe. Who knew there were other uses for sugar-coated candies besides eating them?Continue reading “Dissolving Candy Abstract Photographs”
One of Bill’s Garbography Series photos will appear in the exhibit: 2019 Photo Shoot Show at Black Box Gallery in Portland, Oregon. The selected photo is “Plastic Topography.”Continue reading “2019 PHOTO SHOOT Show”
The series Garbography: Valuing the Discarded reverses the value of objects. By using discarded materials to refract and modify light, I find surprising shapes, tones, and colors.Continue reading “Garbography: Valuing the Discarded”
I have been having some fun in my studio creating swirling paint abstracts. What exactly are they, you might ask? Well, I’ve been mixing acrylic paints, water-based inks, various flow mediums, silicone, and oil in large enameled trays. Once I have a pleasing pattern, I photograph it. The resulting images look like jasper, primordial ooze, chloroplasts, protozoa, and aerial landscapes. What a trip!Continue reading “Swirling Paint Abstracts”
Sand dune abstract photographs
A variety of landscapes are found at The Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve, east of Alamosa, Colorado, in the San Luis Valley. The park boasts the tallest dunes in North America, as well as a diverse collection of grasslands, wetlands, conifer and aspen forests, alpine lakes, and tundra. But on my recent trip to the Dunes, I just concentrated taking sand dune abstract photographs.Continue reading “Sand Dune Abstract Photographs”
Mandala is the Sanskrit word for circle, the basic shape that organizes all its many forms. For thousands of years, across dozens of cultures, mandalas have guided meditation, promoted spiritual growth, recorded the passage of time, and symbolized the cosmos. Creating these black-and-white photographic mandalas has been an ongoing project of mine.