Tom Peterson: "Court House Eyes" at The Gallery at Still River Editions

"Higher Calling"
© Tom Peterson
The black-and-white photographs in Tom Peterson's exhibition "Court House Eyes" examine the film noir aesthetic. The exhibit runs through December 23, 2016 with an opening reception on Saturday, October 22, from 2 pm - 4 pm at The Gallery at Still River Editions.

Tom Peterson is a documentary and fine art photographer from Hamden, Connecticut who began his photography career after early retirement from The Hartford Financial Group. He's currently a member of City Gallery in New Haven, Connecticut. This is his first all black-and-white exhibit.

Peterson says of this exhibit, "Most of the photographs included in 'Court House Eyes' were taken in New Haven and Hartford, Connecticut. The theme was influenced by the memory of watching the movie 'The Third Man'. My intent was to use the dramatic effect of strong, morning light and shadow to evoke the dark, dramatic mood of 1950s film noir."

The Gallery at Still River Editions is located at 128 East Liberty St., Danbury, CT. Regular gallery hours are 8:30 am - 5 pm Monday through Friday.