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Ever since i can remember i wanted to be an artist...I was fascinated with all aspects of art including the artists themselves. I am strongly influenced by the Italian Renaissance and 17th century dutch painting - part of my fascination with these eras is the patina created by time.

So the artist in me was blown away by the effects you could create in photo editing, specifically photoshop. I quickly realized that enhancing options available could be employed to evoke a certain timelessness and feel to an otherwise documentarian type shot. So...while I love capturing moments and scenes as they are, I will also post-process to achieve a certain feeling or mood.


My real life is often chaotic and cluttered so photography allows me to create a world I could see myself in, the one I create in my head and…

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  • Joined December 27, 2009

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cameras, both film and digital

About

Ever since i can remember i wanted to be an artist...I was fascinated with all aspects of art including the artists themselves. I am strongly influenced by the Italian Renaissance and 17th century dutch painting - part of my fascination with these eras is the patina created by time.

So the artist in me was blown away by the effects you could create in photo editing, specifically photoshop. I quickly realized that enhancing options available could be employed to evoke a certain timelessness and feel to an otherwise documentarian type shot. So...while I love capturing moments and scenes as they are, I will also post-process to achieve a certain feeling or mood.


My real life is often chaotic and cluttered so photography allows me to create a world I could see myself in, the one I create in my head and daydream about - fresh, airy and atmospheric...taking in the everyday, and finding the beautiful in the mundane.

My work is regularly featured in design and photography blogs such as the following:

*365daysofdifferent, lorilangille, modish blog
design is mine, cool chic style confidential
sfgirlbybay, pois-rouge, naturally nina,
simple-pretty~

Published in:

American Photo Magazine
May/June 2009 issue

Visit me on flickr:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/corfu_58/

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