“Photography is limited by what is in front of the camera. While its greatest strength might be a reasonably true rendition of reality, this might, conversely, be seen as a weakness. The poet, like a painter, can choose to omit anything they don’t wish to include. We photographers have a constant struggle with the specificity of the camera. Stephen Shore cannily suggested that painters (and, by extending this argument, poets too) are able to compose pictures while photographers can only structure theirs, organizing what is already there within the frame.”
S.D. Ayres Photography is based out of Reston, VA and services clients in the Washington, DC area. His corporate headshots and portraits are designed to fit brand messaging about an individual or company.