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Ben Staples

I’ve been making photographic images for over 40 years and shoot mostly in black and white with an analog camera. I admire what skilled painters can do with light and color, but with photography I’m fascinated by the way tones of gray can so cleanly and dramatically convey the mood of a landscape or subject. Lighting, contrast, tone, texture, and shape are forefront in my mind when I shoot, and I constantly search for ways to communicate depth and movement on the photograph’s two-dimensional surface.


Motif #2 with Rainbow


Contact Info

Ben Staples, Photography
9 Agawam Avenue
Ipswich, MA 01938
Ph: 98-356-4868
Email: b.staples@benstaplesphotography.com
Web: www.benstaplesphotography.com



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Photograph by Ben Staples

Hog Island Barn and Tree


Cow Oak and Tractor


White Building at Marini's Farm

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