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Otomys Contemporary

Chris Warnes, Artist, Otomys, Otomys Contemporary, Contemporary Art, Fine Art, Archival Pigment Print, Pigment Print, Cotton Rag, Fine Art Photography, Limited Edition, Photography, Photographer, Landscape, Seascape, Nature, Ocean, Wilderness, Clouds, Sky, Wet, Dry, Australia, Australian Art

Artist spotlight – Chris Warnes

The process Chris Warnes uses for his fine art photography tells as much of a story as his final image does. This British born artist’s path to photography began in Art Direction and Advertising. Warnes now lives near Sydney’s Manly beach with his young family and he has successfully turned his passion for being behind the lens into a career. Inspired by the simplicity of capturing a moment suspended in time, Warnes describes his latest photographic series; Wet II, as ‘An abstract take on the ocean, using light, reflection and the subtle colours of water.’

Chris Warnes, Artist, Otomys, Otomys Contemporary, Contemporary Art, Fine Art, Archival Pigment Print, Pigment Print, Cotton Rag, Fine Art Photography, Limited Edition, Photography, Photographer, Landscape, Seascape, Nature, Ocean, Wilderness, Clouds, Sky, Wet, Dry, Australia, Australian Art

Warnes explores the unique landscape of the ocean the old school way- with a Hasselblad camera. He tells us ‘Film is an especially great medium to work with, the grain gives it more of an organic feel and ultimately more softness and depth.’

These incredibly calming images explore the essential components of photography, revealing new and exciting ways of experiencing the visual, spatial and momentary virtues of our Australian coastline. Warnes aesthetic reveals the volatile beauty of each shot, but of course, he has to wait for the film to be developed before he knows for sure…

Chris Warnes, Artist, Otomys, Otomys Contemporary, Contemporary Art, Fine Art, Archival Pigment Print, Pigment Print, Cotton Rag, Fine Art Photography, Limited Edition, Photography, Photographer, Landscape, Seascape, Nature, Ocean, Wilderness, Clouds, Sky, Wet, Dry, Australia, Australian Art

These incredibly calming images explore the essential components of photography, revealing new and exciting ways of experiencing the visual, spatial and momentary virtues of our Australian coastline. Warnes aesthetic reveals the volatile beauty of each shot, but of course, he has to wait for the film to be developed before he knows for sure…

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