Aaron was born in Adelaide, Australia 1979. He received his first camera at the young age of 5 and spent his childhood years enthusiastically taking photographs of nature at every possible occasion. His parents were avid travellers frequenting the remote parts of Australia. These early childhood holidays allowed him to experience the rawest and rural parts of the Australian outback, capturing his heart and ignited his passion for the photographic art form. His fondest memories are those spent capturing images through-out remote parts of Alice Springs, Kakadu and Flinders Ranges.
Aaron is an AIPP (Australian Institute of Professional Photography) member and specialises in natural and urban landscapes including commercial and residential architecture. His art and landscape work is exhibited nationally and can be seen in Adelaide Melbourne and Sydney. Aaron's work has received national and international awards and is held in public and private collections.
Aaron states, The intent is straightforward - my photographs are of scenes taken to arouse interest, conversation, to stir you, to make you wonder. I want to capture it as though you had just walked into the scene - like a movie, paused on a dramatic moment– you know something is about to happen but you don’t know what. My photograph, becomes your story.
Blanc Subterfuge series
This landscape series emblematically depicts a future interpretation of the effects of global warming and environmental damage. The series is an exaggerated impression of what normal life, though my eyes could be after many years of earth, degeneration and disrespect. This body of work encapsulates the stark contrast of our current way of living and common ideologies’ of what could, for future generations be a reality. This project gave me the opportunity to photograph areas of space to portray a barren waste-scapewith the use of blinding light.
For this body of work colour photography was too distracting so I chose to use black and white tones to give the stark, high key visual aesthetics to highlight the sparse and empty feeling of despair. The minimalistic style and space captured within this series symbolizes the emptiness in commercial greed which foreshadows on a whole, globally, the need for decisive action to what we have done before it can no longer be undone. The remaining focal subjects provide strength to what needs to be addressed, of which the general populism are striving to do.