Digital Art

There has been much talk about digital art and what it is and if it is a legitimate art form. Recently someone took someone else’s work added a few basic adjustments, such as contrast, brightness etc and entered the work in a competition as their own. This is obviously not an acceptable thing to do. With my digital art, I take a series of images that I have shot or have the rights to use and then combine the layers. Continue reading Digital Art

Digital Art – Photoshop Artistry

Ever notice how many most photographs start to look the same after a while I mean, how many photos of flowers have you seen? How many butterflies? How many interchangeable landscapes? How many near-identical “street photos? With so many photographers out there, and with great cameras and editing software becoming more and more popular, the whole field of photography sometimes feels as if it’s becoming repetitive in the extreme. At worst, so much out there just feels … trivial or Continue reading Digital Art – Photoshop Artistry

Missing in Action

I think that describes how I feel, it is like my life has been ripped out from under me and I have been transported to a new house and a new life. A life that revolves around cancer. My husband has a rare form of Leukemia which there is no cure for, but, they give you chemo in the hope that it will prolong your life….but at what cost…. every 28 days we start anew chemo round of two injections Continue reading Missing in Action

Photography, Art or both

frog praying

I love my photography and I love bringing the beauty of the outdoors to you in it’s pure form and you will see that in my landscape images and nature shots, however there is also a creative part of myself that likes to start with an image and create something completely different out of it. A few of my early attempts got lots of good feedback. There is some here.                     Continue reading Photography, Art or both

What do you want?

Memories

Hi, I wanted to ask my subscribers what they like best. Do you like straight up photos, do you prefer art, do you like digital compositions. I would love you to answer and I will give you some examples to chose from. Which of the two below would you want if you were purchasing an image? Please reply in the comments or email me. I really value your feedback.

Taking Your Photography to the Next Level

So many times I have heard people say that they want to take their photography to the next level, but to do this it takes time, dedication and being prepared to listen to others. For most people the last one is the hardest. Why? Because we take photos of things that move us, be it a scene a person an object and so we have a personal attachment or memory that goes with the image. This is important in the Continue reading Taking Your Photography to the Next Level