It is not uncommon that a child will play more with the box, than with the contents. In my case I enjoyed and derived great benefit from seeing great art close up. But, I also had a great fascination with the structures that housed the art in Paris, and the secrets that lay in open view.

Those secrets take the form of form, pattern, color and detail. Using these components, one can create a new reality; a reality that can only be seen through isolation and exaggeration.

One of the three books of photographs from the 'French collection'. This book dwells and explores aspects of the museums normally ignored by most visitors, and features images with altered states of color, contrast and detail.

The books are available from Amazon and