Graphic Abstraction

I think all photographers have a long list of inspirations and influences and Ralph Gibson is one of my many. His bold blacks, rich contrast and semi-abstract images can make the simplest object visually arresting.

 A Southport wedding. 

A Southport wedding. 

Having spent many years shooting documentary projects and fine art photography, my eye is always seeking out those rich, human details. Sometimes they just beg for bold B&W treatment, with rich, deep blacks.

 The couple's father writing in the wedding book, at Eighty Eight Bar, Southport

The couple's father writing in the wedding book, at Eighty Eight Bar, Southport