His work invites the viewer to look into the souls of his subjects and look beyond the obvious.
Cramer Is a San Francisco based internationally acclaimed photographer. Over the past 10 years his work has developed from classically beautiful black and white photography of nudes to photojournalism, architecture, and International magazine work, transcending many styles.
Cramer turns every shoot into, a lively, sensual event. Therefore, Ultimately exposing the timeless beauty that is immortalized in his images.
In addition to being an accomplished image maker, Cramer is an active member in the community. He has been a tireless advocate for HIV/AIDS awareness and education. He currently serves as vice president of the Frameline board of directors, and previously served on the board of directors for the Millennium March on Washington, NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt, and LGBT Community Center of San Francisco. He is also an active volunteer for the Black AIDS Institute.
In July 2006 Cramer will embark on a national tour: ELEGANT is a traveling exhibition of Duane Cramer’s photographic works. Provocative, sensual, hypnotic, earthy: just some of the adjectives that apply to Cramer’s work. He establishes an intimacy between the subjects of his photos and the viewer, inventively employing light as a facilitator to seduction. Cramer’s imagery is simply ELEGANT.
On display at FLOAT is a small preview of his work....
Duane Cramer WORKS runs from May 16th - July 11th 2006
Saturday June 3rd, 6 PM - 9 PM
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