We can all be swayed by the beauty of a colorful photo. It takes a special eye behind the lens to see where textures, patterns, light and contrast come together to compose an image that leaves you captivated. Ken is doing just that here in St. George, Utah among the many rock formations. (Photo: Courtesy of Sam Marquez.)

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The 2023 collection is a mix of black and white images that will give you new perspective on your surroundings and the many contrasts that abound when captured in their purest form. The power of the subject stands alone in its simplicity, yet has complex textures, depth, richness and unique look with near-infrared light that expose images of Simple Times.