I have been a photographer for a long time…25 years to be exact. I have also seen a lot of photos. When I saw the work of Steve Munch, my breath was taken away. His work has a simplicity and elegance I have never seen before when it comes to wildlife. It almost looks as though it were photographed in a controlled environment like a studio. If I had not been by his side for some of these shots, I may have been suspicious. His work celebrates the beauty of these ocean dwellers that many of us will never get to see so up close and intimate.
The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.
Stephanie Hogue and Steve Munch display dramatic and dynamic photographic images stripped down to a monochromatic palette of tones and texture. Enjoy a journey of unexpected visual surprises!
Latitudes Fine Art Gallery
401 E. Main St
Ventura, CA 93001
Saturday Oct 1st 11am-7pm
Sunday Oct 2nd: noon-5pm
If you love art, you won’t want to miss ArtWalk Ventura 2016. And our new dates return the event to fall, when Ventura’s weather is perfect. Entering its 24nd year, Artwalk Ventura is a totally-fun, virtually-free, self-guided tour of dozens of galleries, studios, pop-up venues and transformed PODS Containers in Ventura’s Westside Cultural District and historic Downtown. One of Ventura’s signature events, which draws thousands of people every year, it is now being run by an all-volunteer group who are determined to keep it fresh and festive. Explore our site. Get involved. And, most of all, join us and celebrate Ventura’s thriving arts community!