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.
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