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  The inspiration for The Ambient Deer & Horses Series came from 2 directions. I had fallen in love with the work of Franz Marc and saw it as a means of freeing me from the problems of the contemporary figure and how it was causing me undue self conscious difficulties. Marc's horses seemed dramatic and free of that restraint. And then in the early eighties I spent time every year traveling the east coast seashore areas from New Jersey to Florida -looking for "the perfect beach". Not for surfing -but a place where you could camp -not in a commercial camp ground  with the ocean at your feet. Over time we found such places in Virginia, North Carolina and Florida. And in Virginia there were horses there too!
Ambient Photography 1982-
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