Shando Darby

Northern California Life


Photography is an outlet for me on many levels. It centers me and creates a very quiet place inside of my soul. I lose track of time when I am in photographer mode. I lose myself in moments with objects, the Earth and people. The moment is not made of words or discussion, it is using my sight and letting it guide me.

I rely heavily on the post-processing procedure after a photograph has been taken. I am not ashamed to admit this for I choose an elevated sense of reality for my work. I want to bring out the elements that may not be seen with the naked eye with a casual glance. I want to see beyond the object, nature and people. I want to see what I can bring forth from an image and magnify it into an emotion.

Come with me on my journey as I explore the world around me and inspire you to create a new world as well.