Photographing French Provence is always a pleasure because of the
special lighting that exists in Provence and the casual character of the people and villages
there. By using an Impressionist style I have tried to reflect the gentle
feeling of Provence, and capture its wonderful colors.
Impressionism has also allowed me to express my true feelings about old Provence, while at the same time,
allowing me to reveal some of
its modern world attributes.
I use special techniques to introduce Impressionist and
abstract renderings to my photographs – some of these effects are digital
enhancements and some are camera created. I find that the colors and
textures of Impressionism most accurately represent what I see and feel