The world through a rectangle" is the simplest way to describe the photography of Stephen M. Gray. His works are part photographic art and part Zen practice. His objective, often minimalist compositions bring new light to life's mundane moments and details through the focus and context of the photographic rectangle. This style is informed by a visual impairment that taught him not to take anything he sees for granted. Though he has spent most of his adult life in such technical pursuits as software and Web development, picking up the camera has reacquainted Stephen with an early interest in art and creativity. Stephen lives and works in Austin, Texas with his wife Amanda.