Q&A Questions

When did you first become interested in photography?

What role does religion play in your work? Are you a religious person?

What makes a good portrait/still-life/landscape/photograph?

What inspired your series, __________, and what did you take away from that experience?

You also paint and draw and use mixed media, sometimes all on your photographs, how important is photography to your work?

Do you pursue certain themes in your work, or do themes presents themselves through the course of your work?

The two photos selected by Mary Stanley for Selects have white patterns and shapes painted or scratched on them. Can you describe your post-process?

Much of your work is of public spaces, yet there are rarely people in your photos. Is this on purpose?

What is it you want to say with your photographs, and how do you actually get your photographs to do that?

There is a serenity and a sense of humor to your work. What emotions are you trying to convey to the viewer?

Things are often trapped, broken, or in the process of breaking free of something in your work. Are you rooting for one side or are you more neutral?

Do you have a dream project or subject you would like to photograph?

Can you tell me a memorable response you have had a photograph you’ve made?

What’s the best piece of advice you’ve been given regarding your work?

Do you have a favorite place, street, or city to photograph?

How has your work changed over your time in school?

Can you tell me a little bit about your editing process?

Why black & white photography?

Who are some artists that inspire you?

Do you have any advice for aspiring photographers?

Who are your influences?

Are you working on any new projects right now?

How can people see more of your work?