Happy New Year to all from all the Surfwanderer staff and family.
Welcome back to the photo gallery series by Brent Lieberman. Liebs has gone through thousands of photos to put together this series. Stay tuned to the website, and if you haven’t signed up to “Follow” Surfwanderer yet (on the right side bar), this series is still and always will be worth signing up for. Thanks for the support and we hope you enjoy!
COLOR AND TEXTURE
I’ve always been intrigued by color and texture. When I was a child I can remember laying on the grass in our backyard and watch the clouds float by for hours. I would watch the clouds form different shapes, designs, colors and textures. Our yard, on one side was a wall of rose bushes of many different colors and odors. Those beautiful flowers always made it into our home and along with them those lovely rose smells. My parents always surrounded my brother and I with the arts and music. Our home was like a small museum with many different styles of paintings ranging from many of the impressionistic period painters. We also had paintings of nude women, clowns, and seascapes. Mom always had music playing, ranging from big band swing, jazz, right to the latest Beatles tunes.
So, I guess I could say that color, texture, design and movement have been one of the threads that is part of the fabric of me. A lot of times when I am editing my work, I pay more attention to the color and texture of my photographs, than some of the other elements that many of my contemporaries do. Subject matter and composition is always important, but I’m always stoked when I see a beautiful Surfing shot, where the water in the foreground looks like an oil painting. In some of my abstract work, if you have to ask; what is that?, I feel like I’ve accomplished what I started out to do. Its all about color and texture!
“Stay Stoked and Stay Forever Young”…..Da Lieb
Welcome to a new photo gallery series by our senior staff photographer Brent Lieberman. Lieb’s has gone through thousands of photos to put together this series. Stay tuned to the website, and if you haven’t signed up to “Follow” Surfwanderer yet (which you can do on the right side bar), this series would be worth signing up for. Thanks for the support and we hope you enjoy!
This new series of galleries, we are calling “Inspirations” are going to be images culled out of my six terabyte world, and three banana boxes of little yellow Kodak boxes of slides, spanning my shooting experiences during the last 47 years or so! Some of these images will be old film files, and may be scratched and have been through numerous drunken, smoke filled rooms, and slide show debauchery, but will share with you a few minutes from my younger years, experiences and blunders! There was period for about 15-20 years when I didn’t take many still photos, but shot hundreds of hours of videos of our kids coming up, and all their growth, experiences and blunders! Then about 15 years ago, I once again jumped back into my original passion, making photographs. I really embrace the digital media world, no more being hyper conservative because of the cost of film and processing, waiting days to see your work, and no more spending untold hours in the darkroom breathing stinking chemicals.
So I hope you will enjoy this ride with me, maybe take your own personal trip back in time, and then fast forward to the present and have a big smile on your face. “Stay Stoked and Stay Forever Young”…..Da Lieb