Manzanita With Thoughts On Color, 2022
MANZANITA WITH THOUGHTS ON COLOR is a meditation on formal composition, balance, and duality. I took this photograph in the Emigrant Wilderness near the Sierra Foothills of California. Over the past 10 years, fires have increasingly devastated much of California’s forests. The B/W image and treatment are meant to trigger a kind of nostalgia or loss. While the colors, for me, look to a future of growth and new beginnings. Ultimately, I hesitate to put words or give meaning to the piece, I prefer the viewer bring their own interpretations.