about Tim Ash
I was born in Russia (actually the Soviet Union at the time) and emigrated to the US as a child with my family. Capturing the female form through photography, drawing and painting has been a lifelong passion and hobby.
My "eye" is still evolving and learning. What I think sets me apart is the ability to bring out the particularity of each woman I photograph. I am not just looking for some objective reality, but rather something that arises out of the person's unique presence. The shoot is usually an improvisational collaboration as the model and I work to reveal her essential qualities.
I almost never crop or recompose the image. To me, the composition and deciding what goes into the frame is the key contribution that the photographer should bring to the collaboration. I usually do minimal or no post-processing (sometimes just some mild brightness or contrast adjustments). Basically, "what I see is what you get".
I have a very demanding and rewarding day-job (running my own specialized online marketing agency and chairing an international conference series). Creating art is purely for my personal enrichment and (hopefully) the enjoyment of other people.
If you are interested in combining our unique visions to create some memorable art, please contact me.