Description In this dreamscape the sunset and an approaching thunderstorm conspire to create a moment of glory. Set in the landscape of the desert southwest of the USA, Cathedral Rock is an international landmark of Sedona, Arizona. That afternoon my tripod was set in Oak Creek with Cathedral Rock in the distance, to the northeast.'Sunset on Cathedral Rock' is from two of my final shots, taken in a stream of light as the low sun was covered by the thunderhead.The power of this print takes over the room when I exhibit it. Viewers invariably exclaim, 'the depth of color and extraordinary detail transport me to Sedona.' It will do the same in your home or office.
Michael Stephen Wills, Ithaca, New York Member Since February 2008 Artist Statement My photographic style centers on the use of natural light to visualize emotion and evoke memory. The evolution of my style began early in the year 2002, with an imperative to capture personal and fleeting memories.
My son and I traveled to New York City, to view the first Saint Patrick's Day parade after September 11, 2001. My work from that parade was so successful and satisfying (see "New York Fire Department, Saint Patrick's Day 2002") I just never stopped.
In the years since, I have discovered creation techniques similar to an artist painting on canvas. For example: view my Fine Art print "Cochise Dawn". It is from a 64 megapixel image. This means the closer you gaze, the more detail and surprises are revealed.
Please come by and view my latest work that I post regularly in my blog. I love hearing from you. Here is my profile link: http://MichaelStephenWills.com
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