RonRonRon Caplain began photographing in the 1970's as a landscape photographer. In the 80's he became interested in street work and people and that is where he is today. Although he has not had any formal training he has taken many workshops amongst which are Ansel Adams, George Tice and Joel Meyerowitz.
Currently he has many bodies of work and is still working in these genres, including, street people, parades ( gay, mermaid, and ethnic in Fall River ), conversations, people on the street, illusionary, and juxtapositions.
His favorite placeto photograph is New York City where he finds the crowds and the beat completely in sync with his work.
He became interested in store windows and the ambiguity of what is happening within and the reflections without. He published a book with Morgan and Morgan in black and white of these images, called Illusions. Currenly he is doing similar in color.
He is a member of the Royal Photographic Society of Bath England where he holds two distinctions, and the Deblois Gallery of Newport, RI and a former member of the Copley Society in Boston and the Providence Art Club.
He has exhibited in galleries in New York, Boston, Washington DC, Fall River Massachusetts, New Bedford, and Providence.
Currently he has been taking his photography to new levels in printmaking, with monoprints, encaustic, and image transfers.