Visually Feeling Texture

5 Volcanic Cliffs III (h2K nPc) 071814 7iN c042912p 1.5v 200dpi6.4%22q9-2274While editing my Kauai landscape series’, I thought about how the island has its own particular texture. In fact every landscape has a unique texture, which if emphasized, offers up its very own character embodying its color, its perspective, its shape, and its scale.

An early photographic objective of mine was to overcome the shiny, smooth feel of the photographic print by expressing depth through the visual emphasis of texture. At first, I chose subjects having textured surfaces, and then captured them from a direction so the light source was projected or reflected across their surface.

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