About Moonfever

I'm a regular guy. I'm in my late 30s, with a family. I am not a commercial photographer. I make my living by other means. What photography is for me is a personal creative outlet. Some people like to work on cars in their spare time, or to go fishing, or to paint---I like to take pictures.

I've been taking pictures for 20 years, since I was a teen-ager. The things I've photographed are wide ranging: the Matterhorn in Switzerland, school children in Istanbul, fjords in Norway, salt flats in the Mojave desert, African villagers in Zambia, the Latin Quarter in Paris, tropical waterfalls in Hawaii, ghost towns near Death Valley, date palms along the Nile river in Egypt, sunrise off the Florida Coast, sunset off the Dutch Coast, fishermen in the South China Sea, Russian sailors in St. Petersberg, rhinos in Nepal, schooners sailing into San Francisco Bay, the Taj Mahal in India, parrots in Rio de Janeiro, the real bridge over the River Kwai in Thailand, freight trains outside of Los Angeles, the ancient agora in Athens, elephants and cheetahs in Kenya, the ruins of Angkor Wat in Cambodia, Yosemite Valley by starlight, jungle longhouses in Borneo---I could go on, but you get the idea.

I also like to photograph people, women and men both, both clothed and unclothed. I try a lot of different things when I photograph people. Some are regular portraits, some are abstract imagery, some are traditional sculptural figure studies. Sometimes I like to tell a story using props and makeup---and some pictures admittedly are done for shock value. The truth is some of my nudes can be very frank. I am not trying to do pornography, but some of the things I do definitely have a sexual edge to them. Sexuality across a spectrum from hetereosexuality to homosexuality is part of the human experience, I see no reason not to portray all of that too. Make of that what you will.

When it comes to working with people, the truth is that photography also serves as a social outlet for me. I get off on the creative interaction that goes on between a model and me when the photo shoot is going well. On some levels this activity is less about the photographs themselves than the act of taking the photographs. At its most ideal, the process is a real creative, intimate collaboration between the model and myself, which I enjoy immensely.

That about says it all about me, at least when it comes to my photography. I hope that's enough.