Artist Statement

My passion is people, landscape and cityscape photography, and the pursuit of digital imaging techniques to create scenes that are familiar or an abstract interpretation of the physical reality. My vision is to create an image that invokes wonder, amusement, compassion, joy, mystery or the unthinkable. One that sheds new light on our world, raises questions about our world, or creates a new world. My images encompass “straight ahead” and artistic photography. My abstract interpretations are advanced though real life experiences.

I believe the computer and digital imaging software provide me with tools to create my vision of reality, just as the darkroom did for Ansel Adams and Jerry Uelsmann. I look forward to the continued development of digital imaging software and presentation methods to further enhance my creativity.


Fine Art Photographer - Joe LigammariJoe is a professional Fine Art Photographer and Artist. His career spans over 25 years. Joe started  shooting black and white film and developing fine art prints in his basement darkroom. At the time, Joe worked with a 35mm Nikon FE2 and medium format Hasselblad 500C/M. Today Joe shoots  digital format, using Nikon and Elinchrom studio lighting equipment. Joe stills take out his Hasselblad  to enjoy shooting film.

Joe also has a passion for Street Photography. He posts many of his street photography pictures on Instagram.

He has taken courses in Photography at the School of Visual Arts and Cooper Union in New York City.

Joe is also a NY and NJ Licensed Professional Engineer, with degrees in Chemical Engineering and Economics from New York University.

Today, his photography is being displayed in homes and buildings throughout the United States.