In some ways my life has been very ugly; alcoholism, drug addiction, depression. I have trouble seeing the beauty around me, however I have learned to do so. This is part of my therapy. Pause for just a moment and see the beauty in everyday objects. No need to search for a deeper, hidden meaning- Just simple beauty as seen through the eyes of the photographer. Some studio, some found, all the images have a classic black and white large format feel to them, although they have been produced using modern color film and processing methods. .