Photography

Dustin Morrow has been shooting photographs since he was old enough to pick up a camera. He works with traditional film cameras as well as digital cameras, and occasionally with experimental photo technologies. His collections of photographs span a variety of approaches and themes. His ongoing documentary projects focus on landscapes rural and urban – Rural Route looks at small towns and farming communities in the American Midwest, as does Winter, which documents rural Illinois during that season.  The Dublin Archive is a massive documentation of every nook and cranny of the artist’s favorite city, currently totaling thousands of photos. Siren is a track-by-track visual interpretation of Heather Nova’s album of the same name, while I Wanna Live in Los Angeles is a moody meditation on the years the artist spent in the city of angels. Memories that I’m Stealing and Warmth of the Sun are fashion/glamour-based takes on specific locales (the small Midwestern city and Southern California, respectively). Starkweather, produced in conjunction with Morrow’s film of the same name, portrays a series of troubled relationships in a small Midwestern town.  Storm Warning captures a rural community just before a tornado struck.  Stealing Ireland centers on politics of representation, as framed through the “tourist’s vision” of Ireland.

Mr. Morrow’s photographs have been licensed in a number of media, and appeared in art and culture magazines as well as solo and group shows in galleries. To inquire about the purchase of a print, or license a photograph, contact the artist directly at morrow4@pdx.edu.

Photo Essay Samples:
The Dublin Archive
I Wanna Live in Los Angeles
Memories That I’m Stealing
Rural Route
Siren
Starkweather
Stealing Ireland
Storm Warning
Warmth of the Sun
Winter

Please go here to see samples of other photographic work, shot by Prof. Morrow in cities and landscapes around the world:  Travel Photography

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