Judy Stokes : "I am passionate about photography. Always wanting to capture that "magic" moment. I am inspired by New Zealand’s natural beauty that surrounds me and am challenged to portray it in a creative and artistic way".
Based in Muriwai Beach, New Zealand, bounded by sea, sky and ageless yet shifting land forms in all scales, and inspired by the work of the Impressionists, Judy Stokes works with the infinitely varying landscapes, the constantly shifting light and the multitude of textures that surround her on all sides. Her often ephemeral images seek to convey movement, mood and the essential transience of the moments that make up our days. Judy is never without her camera, believing in the singularity of the ‘moment’ where juxtaposition of form, texture and light combine to produce unique and evocative images. Although done mostly in camera, Judy continuously experiments with her technique producing these images that often blur the definitions between photography and painting. She is spending this year in Fiji, enjoying the new opportunities presented by different subjects, different light and a wonderful range of tropical colours.
Link to : judystokesphotography.com