BRIDGES ADERHOLD

 

Born 1976, Palm Beach, Florida.

 

Bridges Aderhold is a photographer of his generation. South Florida in the 90’s he lived with a camera in his hand. Assisting influential photographers he discovered nature through the photo lens honing his eye to natural and enhanced lighting. 

 

Wanting to develop his lighting and photography skills at the age of 19 Aderhold headed west to follow in the footsteps of America’s greatest landscape photography pioneers. 

 

On arrival to San Francisco he set out to study various lighting and reflecting techniques in response to the natural landscape and weather patterns. California sunsets were the answer to south Florida’s sunrise.

 

To balance his research he enlisted in freelance studio jobs of fashion and product photography developing his craft of conceptual lighting. In due course he disregarded fundamental photography ideas, whilst jarring his mind and pushing the camera’s inner workings to the limits. 

 

Over the years California’s variation of coastal and inland valleys supplemented by distinct microclimates fulfilled the necessary components of discovery for Aderhold to embrace the know how of early America’s iconic photographers.

 

Leaving the West Coast for South Florida Aderhold developed GAB, a photography studio and gallery in Wynwood, Florida. From 2009 to 2016, GAB studio hosted numerous photo shoots for emerging and known designers. While the gallery was home to Aderhold’s Eye Project, amassing over 12,000 photographs of eyes. 

 

In the last year Bridges Aderhold travels shooting eyes and landscapes inspired by his newfound destiny.

 

"Photographing the eyes of people eliminates preconceived notions of any individual and gives each person the human condition of honesty. This project has allowed me to connect with people from all over the world." 

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