VESPERTINE (meaning something that occurs in the evening) Collective was inspired by the nocturnal process of photography. Late nights in the darkroom and experimenting with images in front of a computer glow while everyone else sleeps.
I began taking photographs twelve years ago in the local graveyards of Toronto, Ontario. Inspired by sound, decay, texture and mood, I gravitated towards people and places that felt intimate and unusual. The desire to expose the beauty of the bizarre, and the nature of vulnerability evolved into the work I create today.
Having led a nomadic life living in Los Angeles and in various cities across Canada as a child and teenager, the camera became a familiar companion that traveled along side me. Experimenting with film, polaroid, and medium format inside makeshift darkrooms became a passionate…
- Joined September 20, 2011