Dan Dowling is active/lives in Colorado, Kansas. Dan Dowling is known for landscape and portrait photography.
Biography Dan Dowling
"Photographer Dan Downing: Getting the Light Right"
Article by Ed Quillen
Art - July 2001 - Colorado Central Magazine
WHEN ONE IS NEW to photography, Dan Downing recalls, it's all about recording the subject matter that appears in the viewfinder. But eventually, "you realize that it's all about light. You're working with the light reflected from objects, not the objects themselves. Light is everything in photography, and if you learn to get that right, the rest follows."
Downing, who is 51 and lives in Mesa Antero west of Nathrop, specializes in large black-and-white landscapes, captured with a bulky and rugged tripod-mounted 4?x5? field camera.
If his work makes one think of Ansel Adams, "that's fine with me.
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