Piece description from the artist
What started out as a simple shot of a large chrome car suspension spring we use as an umbrella holder turned into a journey through Lightroom, Photoshop, Nik Color Efex, Topaz Glow and Impression, Flaming Pear Flexify 2, Autodesk Softimage 3D, and finally back to Photoshop and Topaz Glow again.
Emotion. Mood. Feelings. This is what I capture through my photographs. Whether it is landscapes, architectural elements, still life, or macros – it is a very personal journey as my own fears, triumphs, beliefs, and shortcomings are exposed with each photo.
Much of what I shoot is done spontaneously without preconceived thought or plan. I let what is around me dictate what is photographed.
And the shooting is only the first step – a jumping off point. I take the raw images and create what I see in my mind’s eye. Coaxing out textures present in the shot – sometimes adding them. Enhancing the contrast of light and dark to create the mood and emotions I felt and feel. In the end, it’s all about listening to my heart and mind and creating a visual representation of what I feel the moment the shutter is released.
I'm a native Texan currently living in Milwaukee, Wisconsin with my lovely wife and son.
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