David Perry Lawrence

Joined Artfinder: Oct. 2017

Artworks for sale: 23

(1)

United States

About David Perry Lawrence

 
 
  • Biography

    I try to make my photographs of flowers crisp and objective, not soft or impressionistic. I want people to see the beauty in the way the flower is made, in its coloring, texture, complex shape, morphology. I want to combine a scientific, straightforward way of looking at a flower, with techniques that enhance their beauty. I often take them into a studio where I have maximum control over the lighting (and the wind!). I use macro lenses exclusively so that I can get close to the flowers, show more detail, and, being close, giving them a heightened sense of 3-dimensionality.

    I have learned I must wait a week or two after finishing the post-processing of the image to see if it’s as good as I thought it was in the heat of the process.

    I have always been attracted to the creativity and crisp, graphic work of Richard Avedon.



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Biography

I try to make my photographs of flowers crisp and objective, not soft or impressionistic. I want people to see the beauty in the way the flower is made, in its coloring, texture, complex shape, morphology. I want to combine a scientific, straightforward way of looking at a flower, with techniques that enhance their beauty. I often take them into a studio where I have maximum control over the lighting (and the wind!). I use macro lenses exclusively so that I can get close to the flowers, show more detail, and, being close, giving them a heightened sense of 3-dimensionality.

I have learned I must wait a week or two after finishing the post-processing of the image to see if it’s as good as I thought it was in the heat of the process.

I have always been attracted to the creativity and crisp, graphic work of Richard Avedon.



 
 
 
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