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The Art Portfolio of Photographer G.W. Jones

A photo of nighttime constructionNight Work 1


Photographer G.W. Jones uses the photographic medium as a method of seeing the world through a variety of different lenses and viewpoints. From series that are divided both by style and subject, G.W. has created a portfolio that has something for every viewer.

A photo of a neon motel sign at nightMagic Beach Motel


I really enjoy the way that G.W. tailors the style of each photograph to suit the subject matter, time of day, angle, and other variables in the photographic process. Rather than trying to strictly capture each subject in an existing framework, G.W. lets his subjects speak for themselves. I find the artist’s nighttime shots especially interesting -- photographs of night construction work turn everyday industrial equipment into strange machinery glowing almost eerily under halogen lamps. A photograph of a motel’s neon signage at night is reminiscent of work by Mark Broyer.

The front page of G.W. Jones' photography portfolio


In our previous feature of G.W.’s work, we looked at some of the artist’s personal projects and photo manipulations. These, too, showcase the artist’s versatility, and his ability to take photographs in unique natural lighting or add his own twist in post production.

A photograph of a building exteriorUntitled

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Dallas Jeffs Art Writer

Dallas Jeffs is the Editor of Artist Run Website's blog. They hold a degree in Critical and Cultural Practices from Emily Carr University of Art and Design, as well as a certificate in Technical Writing from BCIT. Dallas has a passion for speaking and writing about art, and sharing that interest with others. In their studio practice they are an illustrator and budding tattoo artist, but they consider themselves a writer foremost. If you like art, books and culture with a science fiction twist, check out Dallas' personal blog, HappySpaceNoises or their art on Instagram.

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