"Capture the Moment." That is a common goal in photography. To capture the moment when the light is just right or moving objects align in a spectacular and interesting way. I try to do that with my photographs. But there is another moment I want to capture also. That is the moment of recognition within myself. The moment that I see clearly the photographic possibilities and composition inherent in a scene. Just as with natural light and shifting scenes, this moment is fleeting. The possibility springs out at me unexpectedly and I capture the scene. I have returned sometimes to the same place later and do not "see" the composition that was there earlier. The photo is proof that I once did.
I try and apply the classic rules of composition to my photographs of common, mundane and even homely objects. I do not look for "beautiful" scenes; landscapes, flowers, animals but find more potential in the random and accidental arrangements of chairs in a courtyard or a pile of cardboard boxes. An alley or construction site are more appealing places for me to find that "moment".
I hope you enjoy my photographs and I hope you can see what I saw too.