Piece description from the artist
The edge of the island as I entered Woodbridge Bay on the island of Dominica, situated in the Lesser Antilles in the Caribbean Sea. Dominica is one of the most beautiful places I've been, and it's distance from most civilization has kept the island pristine and one of the last truly uninhabited and natural locales. From the sapphire & aqua waters, black sand beaches, volcanic lakes, and lush waterfalls nestled deep in the rainforests, it's the place to be for true natural beauty.
Ashland grew up in Southeast Virginia surrounded by lush rural landscapes, great protected swamp lands, national & state parks, the Chesapeake Bay, the Eastern Shore, the breathtaking Skyline Drive & Blue Ridge Mountains, and the inlets & oceans of Virginia & North Carolina.
It was this constant variation in natural beauty that first drew his eye to the camera; that, and the constant joy of capturing life's candid moments on film. Although no particular subject is banned from the lens of Ashland's camera, it is landscapes, cityscapes, wildlife, and nature that truly captures his heart.
"There's always more to see, more to learn, more to be wowed about-I just hope you enjoy what I see in the world."
A constant staple on the likes of Instagram, Flickr, and Facebook, Ashland currently resides in Chicago, Illinois, and looks forward to many more years of development, collaboration, creativity, world travel, and art.