ON BLACK

On Black is a collection of dark images of various animals, against a black background. It's a style inspired by traditional low-key portraiture. I use a combination of lighting, composition, and in-camera techniques, with a digital processing workflow I have developed myself over many years.

I like to use the darkness to visually simplify the image, and the light to reveal only the minimum details necessary to convey the subject.

This has been my longest-running side-project; since 2010. When I started experimenting with this technique, I hadn’t seen it done elsewhere. These days it's a popular genre of wildlife photography, and I see more photographers trying it. It's a real passion of mine though, and I try to maintain high standards, only producing the best quality images in this style.

All photos are available to order as a Fine Art Print or Canvas Print.

Bald Eagle - Black, White, and Yellow
Bald Eagle - Black, White, and Yellow

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Bengal Tiger - Profile
Bengal Tiger - Profile

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White-Tailed Sea Eagle - On Black
White-Tailed Sea Eagle - On Black

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Bald Eagle - Black, White, and Yellow
Bald Eagle - Black, White, and Yellow

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