NORTHCOAST ARTISTS — PHOTOGRAPHERS
"Seeing through the eye of a camera was my main passion in high school, not surprisingly since my father, Ralph Crane, was a photojournalist for The New York Times and a notable Life Magazine staff photographer for over 30 years. Those teen years behind a single lens reflex and the hours spent in the darkroom experimenting with wet printing techniques for black & white photography taught me skills that now translate naturally into modern photography’s digital technology.
Having spent much of my childhood overseas, I graduated from UCLA in History and Art History and traveled extensively throughout France, Switzerland, Germany, Tahiti, the American Southwest, the Rocky Mountains and New York City. In the early years this was because of my father’s profession, but I did catch the travel bug from him and wanted to see the world. More...