My goal is to create wave images that convey the light, energy, and beauty of one of our most precious resources - our inland and coastal waters. Surrounded by tidal waters all my life, I have been captivated by their colors and motion, comforted by their rhythms and light, and have yearned to find a way to express the emotions I feel as I watch them ebb and flow. What I love about photographing water is the challenge and unpredictability of it all. It is ever-changing and never the same.
Photographing waves, to reveal the colors and dynamics not seen with the naked eye, requires patience, tenacity, and an understanding of tides, winds, and of course, light. I'm always in pursuit of bodies of water that will provide unique motion and color because it is the dynamics of moving water interplaying with light that will create an image that appears to be made of fine crystal, dancing diamonds, or moody-blues. Off-shore or on-shore winds, cloudy or clear skies, tides - high or low, the water's depth, and the bottom's surface, these all play a part in creating a unique moment in time - one that will never be repeated.
My images have been used in multiple interior design projects as well as exhibited at Ashawagh and Guild Halls in East Hampton, the Water Mill Museum, the Hutchins Gallery, and in The White Room Gallery in Bridgehampton, all in New York. An exhibition of my wave images is currently on display at Framer's Framer Gallery in Chatham, Massachusetts.
My goal is to create images of waves and water that will surprise a viewer with what is there but not seen with the naked eye, and stir us to protect this beautiful and crucial resource.