Journal

First Feature Univers d'Artistes

I am very honored to have been recently featured by Univers d’Artistes and Christian St. James, and humbled to be included in such company.…

First Feature

“Yes, David Winge has a special connection to the desert. His hard work in outstanding natural landscapes bring us the very best of an unknown nature where his wonderful (and beloved, as you’ll read it) art models seem to pose with an endless creativity.

Each of his photographs gives us a lesson in harmony and grace. His compositions are powerful, mostly inspired by his deep passion for the deserted lands, last peaceful territories in a world full of stupid frontiers and absurd barriers.

David is a devoted artist like I love them ! No need to hide it. I’m sure he can’t live without his camera !… For all these reasons, I’m proud and happy

Inspiration

William Mortensen (1897-1965):
http://www.geh.org/ar/strip35/htmlsrc2/m1978164...
http://www.joseflebovicgallery.com/Catalogue/Ar...

Being a phenomenal photographer is only half the story, his work was so far ahead of it’s time, (I personally am quite fond of his desert images). Through the 30’s and 40’s he was photographer to the stars, using soft focus and his unique darkroom techniques to produce amazing images. Sometimes whimsical and often bizarre, he drew the ire of the purists of his day, the mighty Ansel Adams who had formed the f/64 group and Nancy Newhall spearheaded a campaign to shut Mortensen out of artistic circles and used their influence to keep his work from being shown. Mortensen opened a studio in Laguna Beach, wrote ess

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