The Life of Tree’s Vertical RiseAs if in a dream, I wander through the trees. Vertical Rise photographed in Colorado. I have studied trees with my eyes, but before you I put a representation of my studies through the lens. “Standing Still, the Life of Trees,” documents the character, body and sensitivity of the tree, from the largest living organism, the Aspen, to the gracious Maple.In a DreamAs I meandered through a jungle of life, I felt as if “In a Dream”. Photographed in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Colombia. ReachI was struck by the relationship of the sculpted, aged tree to that of the mountains. “Reach” photographed in the heart of Patagonia, Chile. SoleUsing a sensitive and surreal film, I photographed “Sole” as if the landscape was glowing and the lone tree, projecting hope.Aspens“Aspens” is one of my earliest favorite photographs. Photographed with a sensitive film, more granular and surreal by nature.Nootka RisingLight filtering the reach of the “Nootka Rising” old growth. Photographed in the deep of Nootka Island coastline, Vancouver using B&W film.The HollowI had always admired the relationship of the distant mountains, to the sloped barn, to the birthing birch tree. After a blizzard of snow set into this Dorset Vermont Hollow, I knew by natures perfection, that the moment had come.FoundAs if swimming through a sea of fog, I came upon the most anchored tree, it’s roots deep beneath the ground. “Found”, photographed in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Colombia.Days Remembered“Days Remembered” inspires memories of my youth, exploring open fields with soaring hawks and the landing tree. Photographed using a surreal, granular sensitive film.Iridescence“Iridescence”, I’m attracted to the spirit in the trees. Photographed in the green mountains of Central Vermont.SpringPhotographed after a late Spring snowfall, sticking to the maples trees. Notice the sap buckets hanging from the trees. “Spring” photographed in Middletown Springs, Vermont.Darkly Lit“Darkly Lit”, studying the fragile contrast of light and the depth in shadow. Photographed in the Kentucky Appalachian Mountains.Natures Palette“Natures Palette” upon me, by the sound of the rolling sea. Photographed in the deep of San Joseph Cove, Vancouver Island coastline using B&W film.WinterIn the heart of “Winter” in the mountains of Pomfret, Vermont, snow veiled the land.Perception“Perception”, the process in which we determine what we see. Thick with mystical tree’s in the mountains of Colorado.Potato FieldsI photographed “Potato Fields” after a fresh blanket of snow laid upon the central Vermont Hill Farm.Sunshine“Sunshine”, using one of my favorite photographic films, Kodak HIE, I set out to embrace the surreal mountain light. Photographed in the Green Mountains of Vermont.Ancient Walnut GroveThe grafted pattern and form of the “Ancient Walnut Grove” attracted me. Photographed in California using Ilford black and white film.ToleranceThe land is referred to as the land of fire. The photograph struck me in its means of endurance, through “Tolerance” came beauty. Photographed in Patagonia.MonheganAs the fog rose the morning sea, the tree endured the countless beat. “Monhegan” photographed on Monhegan Island Maine. SeekI could get lost in the gaze of the tree. It’s sighted grove expansive. I have studied trees with my eyes, but before you I put a representation of my studies through the lens. “Standing Still, the Life of Trees,” documents the character, body and sensitivity of the tree, from the largest living organism, the Aspen, to the gracious Maple.Temperate UtopiaAfter traversing a coastal cliff, emerged “Temperate Utopia”. Photographed in the deep of Nootka Island coastline, Vancouver using B&W film.By ContrastPhotographed in a boldly lite Vermont forest, I studied the nature of defining light amongst the trees.Haiku“Haiku”, the poetry is in the light. Using one of my favorite films, Kodak HIE to better establish the mood, the relationship between the tree’s, song and sky.The CallingReach to “The Calling”, of the lapping Sea. Photographed in the deep of San Joseph coastline, Vancouver using B&W film.Fern Canyon“Fern Canyon”, a coastal California trail through the redwoods. Photographed using Ilford 400 Film.