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Fire Truck Blues
Santa Fe Vintage
Shelter In The Storm
EWW: I am curious to know, what qualities of your work would others comment on first?
Steven: The use of color and the details in the photographs, and often the unique subject matter.
EWW: When doing a shoot, what are the challenges you encounter?
Steven: Most of my photography is done outdoors. The weather and lighting is often a challenge. Visiting a location at optimal times are often very important in able to obtain a proper photograph.
EWW: Do you have a favorite theme or subject matter? If you do, Why?Steven: My favorite theme is what I call American Relics, items forgotten by modern society. This would include vintage buildings, vintage signs, and vintage trucks. These subjects are often abandoned and offer a wealth unnoticed beauty.
EWW: Excluding subject matter, are there elements of your work that consistently run in all your work such as colors, perspective, lighting, movement, style, etc.?
Steven: The use of bold colors and a gritty edge runs throughout most of my photographs.
EWW: In your opinion, for photographic artists what are the best ways for them to promote your work?
Steven: An online presence is very important to promote photography. Local art galleries and shows are a good place to provide exposure.
EWW: Do you use social media? If you do use social media, which one(s) work the best for you?
Steven: Facebook and Twitter seem to provide the best promotion for my photography.
EWW: Just to wrap up this interview, do you have any final thoughts about you and your work that you think would be important for others to know about?
Steven: Visiting locations for photography often needs a great deal of planning and work. Sharing photography with others is often the best reward.