Piece description from the artist
I am by no means a proponent of smoking, but my camera was particularly draw to the contrast of this ashtray colored in a vibrant-red placed and the stark-white distressed white table.
Michael DeAngelis is a fine art photographer based in the Washington, D.C area. He earned a degree in computer science at Rutgers University, followed by a professional certificate in digital photography at Boston University and later, an M. Ed. in Instructional Design and Technology from George Mason University.