Landscapes, Portraits and Stills
About the Project
Close to Home is a tribute to the quiet beauty that surrounds us daily in upstate New York.
From old barns to sweeping valley views to forgotten grave sites, these photographs are a sampling of the richness and diversity we encounter everyday.
So far, the exhibit has traveled to five towns, adding photographs from each
new location. Exhibiting the images in public, accessible locations-especially
libraries-is an important aspect of the project.
It is an honor to share this work with local residents-people who have
witnessed these landscapes over a lifetime-as well as newcomers who are
experiencing the subtle beauty of our rural environment for the first time.
During the course of this project, I have discovered many interesting and
secluded places: odd little buildings, hidden waterfalls, interesting grave
markers and of course, those lovely old barns!
I've also learned that, despite the similarities, each town has its own
distinctive identity. It's my hope that I can reveal a sense of those
distinctions through these images.