Who is

Arnold Watson

The Artist

Arnold Watson - Urban Photographer - Self PortraitBorn in New Jersey, raised in Los Angeles, and forever consumed with answering the question: What is the meaning of life?

Taking pictures has been a part of my life since the birth of my oldest son in 1993. It has been only as recently as 2012 that I decided to take a professional approach to my passion for photography.

So far I have developed a taste for many genres in the art of photography but seem to have a specific passion for fine art.

Although I have chosen to pursue my passion as a photographer, I have an extensive background in the building industry, as a fenestration consultant. It may seem unrelated, but I gained so much insight into the details, passion, and artistry that goes into designing and building a home. Interior designers and architects are so meticulous concerning the details.

My work is an extension of this experience, so every opportunity to go out and shoot is a possibility to learn and further develop my craft–discovering more about myself, the art of photography, and the world around me.

I shoot primarily digital–DSLR and an iPhone–but I have a growing desire to get back into analog using black and white film. Speaking of which, my portfolio showcases much of my work in B&W; I find black & white photography is classic and has a timeless presence.

I strive to capture not only a moment but also capture the essence of life. With this in mind, I may just find the answer to my aforementioned quest.

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