I refer to my photographical styles as abstract industrial and urban
decay. I photograph
distressed painted or rusted surfaces or various machineries and
generate a composition.
These areas may be as small as a couple of square centimeters or as
large as a square meter. The purpose of this style is to find textured
two-dimensional surfaces and turn them in to images that look like oil
example, I often find
paint on a wall that has been degraded by exposure to the elements.
Compounded by that, a
bill that has been posted by one person then ripped off by another will
generate a texture that interests me. In
regard to the abstract industrial works, I often find myself in
yards, disused structures, auto wreckers, mechanical rooms and
Apart from the
occasional black and white, I do not take photographs that look like
photographs. Photorealism does not interest me.
aesthetic is: a photograph of a wall of graffiti is just that. A
photograph of a wall of graffiti. A photograph of 3 square centimeters
of a wall of graffiti, the side of a garbage can, a section of a
burned-out automobile -rendered upside
down or sideways- is another thing. This
falls in to the "realm of the unintentional" or found object.
The images on this site
are compressed. On some monitors, you may click on (enlarge) the images
to get a sense of the detail of the photograph. Of course, this is
nowhere near the resolution and sharpness of a real print. The images
on this site are 1/10th to 1/500th of the actual resolution.
I am able to print from 5X7 to 24X36 inches on
photographical paper. Prices vary by size. I can also have the image
framed for you.
All images upon
copyright Shane Fage Music, 2008.
may not be copied,
printed or displayed in any form without my express written consent.