Playing with Light and Color

About Me


For as long I can remember, I have always had a camera. I started with a Kodak instamatic with blue flashcubes and continued on with hand me down cameras from the 1960’s and 1970’s. After college I was able to afford new equipment and eventually switched to digital cameras. Both my grandfather and great grandfather were studio photographers and I have always felt like the drive to take pictures was in my blood.

My eye is naturally drawn to colors, patterns and details. Taking photographs is like a dance to me- I love moving in and around a subject, trying different angles and distances and manipulating natural light. I like to use a variety of tools to capture how I feel at the scene rather than just make a snapshot of what I see.

Matted photographs and cards available at Whidbey Artists Collective at Ken's Corner, 4141 WA Hwy 525, 3 miles from the Clinton Ferry Terminal.

Past shows:

Shoreline 8X8 Online Show, July-Aug 2020
Shoreline Arts Festival Online, June 2020
CVG Juried Show, Bremerton, January-February 2020
Whidbey Island Center for the Arts, Langley, October 2019
Whidbey Art Gallery, Langley, September 2019
Coupeville Arts Festival, August 2019
Kingston Arts Festival, July 2019
Whidbey Island Fair, July 2019, Superintendent's Award
Edmonds Arts Festival, June 2019

Photograph by Michael Skinner


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Welcome to my website! In this blog I want to share my journey through life with a camera as well as offer insights into how I see the world and what I have learned.

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Contact


  • Whidbey Island, Washington, United States

Orders


To purchase a print please email me at cskinnerphoto@whidbey.com for a list of sizes, materials and prices. Greeting cards for all photos are also available (minimum of 4 per order).