A photographer reveals the world through its most precious resource
By Ibarionex R. Perello
Published January 1, 2004
Updated June 20, 2016
Water and photography bear many similarities. While each adheres to specific rules and laws, both can be malleable, beautiful and unpredictable. Rather than being fixed and rigid, water and photography achieve their greatest power when the smallest change or gesture results in a moment of beauty. For photographer Richard Hamilton Smith, water is more than just a static element in his pictures. Instead, it’s part of his photographic palette of light, motion, texture and tones.
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