I have always been drawn to sacred and vernacular architecture with an emphasis on natural illumination, envisioning photography as the study of luminance.

I have always been drawn to sacred and vernacular architecture with an emphasis on natural illumination, envisioning photography as the study of luminance. Light has been a symbol of the transcendent, a metaphor for the unknowable. Sacred space becomes a visual theology, a sculpture in light, which I then reinterpret through the medium of photography.

 

Silver images become a meditation, an expression of our personal attempt at self-definition through visual imagery. Hence, over the past 40 years I have photographed sacred architecture in Portugal, Spain, Southern Italy, Istanbul, Cappadocia and the American Southwest.