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As an artist, my aim is to capture the essence or spirit of things that are not easily defined or articulated; those things that are often lost in the hustle and bustle of daily routines and obscured by endless distractions. I endeavor to create images that not only capture the eye but also stir emotions and provoke thought. My work is often inspired by the beauty and magic of nature, or the absurdities of human nature. In the end, my art bears witness to the capacity we all have to connect with the fundamental essence of things that often slip past our awareness.
The twelve platinum-toned images above are from a new series, “Moods and Connotations,” which delves into the poetic interplay between atmosphere, emotions, and the layers of meaning within visual imagery. It challenges the notion of a singular meaning or interpretation in photography, emphasizing the subjectivity and richness of individual experiences.
Ron Paras participated in the May, 2020 Virtual Art Exhibitions. Click here to watch the recording of the live Meet-the-Artist event.