Photography, as a powerful medium of expression and communications, offers an infinite variety of perception, interpretation and execution.
– Ansel Adams
The Sequoia sempervirens, more commonly known as the California coastal redwood, has long been associated with the Northcoast — so much so, that sometimes Humboldt County, which constitutes the main portion of the Northcoast, is sometimes called the “Redwood Curtain. Be that as it may, the Northcoast certainly has its fair share of redwoods, featuring some of the most magnificent specimans of old growth redwoods to be found anywhere in the world.
The point of this gallery is not merely pixelate images of plants and flower, but to the special qualities of some unique lenses to create an artistic result. I seek to prove not merely that photography is an art, but that it can achieve some of the effects associated with the impressionist school of painting. Instead of creating impressions with paint and brushes, I use focus and blur, leveraging the narrow depth of field of fast lenses to create a new way of looking at these objects.