Sometimes the camera is my only tool, sometimes it's just one of the artistic tools I will utilize to create my vision. My starting point was years ago with black and white film photography, commercial art and graphic design, also pen and ink architectural renderings. I'll leave off when exactly that was but will say there were no computers then....shhh!
My portfolio includes more traditional photography along with images enhanced with layers, textures, filters and other effects blended with the original image. This technique is referred to by many as photographic art or artistic photography. Sometimes this may be very obvious, sometimes it's a very subtle addition.
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