Josef Scaylea's photographs were always true to his vision. I strive for beauty in its myriad forms and for faithful reproduction which will carry a special message to each person.
I believe photography cannot be effective unless it is completely honest and without gimmicks. True to his immigrant heritage from the village of La Costa in the mountains of Northern Italy, simplicity, focus, and dedication to hard work were hallmarks of his life and his photography. He grew up working from dawn until dusk in the family orchard in South Glastonbury, Connecticut. His gutsy immigrant traits led him to leave the farm to study photography in New York in the mid thirties. Serving in the Army Air Corps in World War II, he photographed missions over Japan, Okinawa and the Philippines.
Stationed at Paine Field and Moses Lake, Washington he discovered the great Northwest, vowing to make it home. He never left his Northwest home until he died in 2004 at the age of 91.This item is in the category "Collectibles\Photographic Images\Photographs". The seller is "wirsboboy" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.