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Each of Jon’s photographic bodies of work tends to focus on topics that deal with personal growth while promoting dialogue, understanding and mutual respect. Every project requires at least 3 years of concentrated focus and refinement.Jon's work is often described as meditative or “Zen like”, capturing the emotion of his subject rather than a literal documentation of what might be noticed by the casual observer. His captivating images have won numerous national awards and have drawn the attention of private and corporate clients such as Sony, Universal Studios, 20th Century Fox, Bank of America, and The Ritz Carlton. His artwork has also been featured in numerous solo and group exhibitions around the country and in many prominent photography magazines.
Claude Monet’s Water Lilies in the Garden at Giverny was
the inspiration behind the creation of the Tide Pool Series. "Just as Monet painted the same subject matter time and time again, I have repeatedly photographed the same tidal pools on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Monet had a unique ability to give new life and meaning to a theme by painting during different seasons and weather conditions while also constantly shifting his point of reference. In a similar way, I have tried to capture the essence of these tide pools.