Collages and compositions are the way i like most to make use of photography as a medium. While i tend to lean toward creating motion graphics with my compositions I also enjoy creating stills.
When I do portraiture I like to move in close, catching the sitter in moments where they aren't "on"; Lost in thought when they think I'm just adjusting a settings or while they're reacting/responding to our conversation.
As a child, I was afraid of the dark; as the years passed I began to find comfort and solace in shadows and darkness. This and my desire to push against photography's obsession with brightness are why I take strides to include deep shadow/darkness in my work where I can
Long-exposure photography made composite images using photoshop