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Hello All Who Wander Here!

Thanks for popping by. Most of my photo subjects are toys and treasures dug up from the dust in thrift stores and vintage shops. Inspired by the decorative dino, Kosmoceratops, I use my ancient camera and picture these forgotten treasures in a new life.

All of my photos are captured using the Through the Viewfinder (TTV) photographic technique. I love this technique because it combines using both the old and the new. The process involves two cameras, a 1950’s Kodak Duaflex and modern digital camera. The final artwork has a square shape with a small rounded black border reminiscent of vintage film photography.

I started mounting my photos to wood blocks last year as alternative framing process for the unique square shape. All wood blocks are made from local reclaimed hardwood. Each piece…

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  • Female
  • Born on June 5
  • Joined September 23, 2010

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camera, paper, sunshine, luck

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About

Hello All Who Wander Here!

Thanks for popping by. Most of my photo subjects are toys and treasures dug up from the dust in thrift stores and vintage shops. Inspired by the decorative dino, Kosmoceratops, I use my ancient camera and picture these forgotten treasures in a new life.

All of my photos are captured using the Through the Viewfinder (TTV) photographic technique. I love this technique because it combines using both the old and the new. The process involves two cameras, a 1950’s Kodak Duaflex and modern digital camera. The final artwork has a square shape with a small rounded black border reminiscent of vintage film photography.

I started mounting my photos to wood blocks last year as alternative framing process for the unique square shape. All wood blocks are made from local reclaimed hardwood. Each piece is unique and may vary slightly in size in an effort to reduce waste. I love seeing the grain appear as each piece is cut, sanded, stained and sealed with a UV Topcoat to ensure that the piece is a lasting and sustainable work of art.

Check me out on Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/#!/profile.php?id=100002458898024

If you have any questions please check my shop policies or Convo me. Be on the lookout for art show listings if you live in the local DC Metro area.

I love custom orders! Please convo me for details!

Thanks for looking and I hope you find something you enjoy!

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If your daily life seems poor, do not blame it; blame yourself that you are not poet enough to call forth its riches; for the Creator, there is no poverty. 
~ Rainer Maria Rilke ~

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