In the 1970s Elliott McDowell excelled at traditional photography techniques, acclaimed for his keenly printed photographs of unusual, mostly staged shots of comical people and quirky subject matter. The Santa Fe-based photographer's early black and white images aren't easily forgotten, and ones like "The Wolf," "The Bachelor," "Moonrise Over Rolls Royce" and "Tony on site at Yucca Flats" are classic pre-Photoshop gems that (like many of his recent, colorful creations) are begging to be turned into book sleeves or album covers. Soon, inspired by Jerry Uelsmann's composite black and white creations, McDowell's silver prints gave way to more fanciful colored photographs and eventually to vibrant digital composite pieces. An exhibition of 35 years'... More >>>