Francis DiClemente is a writer, photographer and video producer in Syracuse, New York. He received a B.A. in communications/journalism from St. John Fisher College in Rochester, New York and an M.A. in film/video from American University in Washington, DC. His photographs have been exhibited in small galleries in upstate New York. His artwork centers primarily on nature and landscapes, still life, realism, portraits and abstract images. He strives to discover interesting images amid ordinary surroundings, and in this sense, the work is exploratory in nature.