Actually more like Fine Art Light Painting Photography in true Harold Ross style.A remarkable man with a great passion for the fine art of light painting. Above is only
two of his amazing photos, you can see more on his own blog
Where his passion started and what he's doing
"My passion for photography started when I was very young, while standing next to
my father in the darkroom. I felt a sense of wonder as I watched his images magically
appear in the developing tray. That is what I feel, even today, whenever I take the
time to really see what surrounds me.
I am inspired to share this sense of wonder with the viewers of my work when I see
how the light can bring out the detail, richness, and beauty of everyday objects.
I’ve been a full time photographer for over 30 years. For over 24 years, virtually all
of my photographs have been made using the special technique of light painting*.
This has given me the ability to show subjects in a “different light”, so that viewers
can appreciate them in a new and unexpected way. I’m intrigued by the way in which
my subjects take on a sense of “hyper-reality”, brought on by the nature of unnatural
I’m drawn to things that are rich in texture and surface quality, often turning to
objects found in nature. I find that in combining these natural objects with man-
made elements, I can further reveal their innate beauty through juxtaposition.
The negative effects of time have often been addressed by artists and writers. I’m
convinced, however, that beauty isn’t necessarily diminished when something is
“past its prime”. In fact, I feel that time imparts a certain beauty that wasn't there
* Light painting requires working in a completely dark studio, opening the camera for an extended period of time, and “painting” the light onto the subject. This reveals greater shape, texture and color.