I am foremost a painter. Photography is an art form that I started to explore beyond it's use as support to my paintings, drawings and prints. Since then, I have found working in photoshop quite amusing, and found applications useful to quickly work out ideas for my more 'traditional' artwork.
I have a webpage for my Artwork Art Of The Mystic Otto Rapp you are welcome to visit. My Photography is on this site here .
My former partner Christan is also a member, presenting a different view of some of the scenes we shot together in the past.
My son has also joined TrekLens.
Years ago I used to borrow Christan's digital on occasions, but then bought my own DSLR camera (after a lifetime of shooting film) - Samsung Pro 815. My second Digital is a Canon TX1 hybrid video/still camera that shoots decent 7MP still pictures. It's a handy thing to carry if you don't want to hump around a big camera, and the video's are super quality. By now, both of my cameras are quite outdated. But so am I, since I reached my "Best Before" date over a year ago.
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Favorite quote, and philosophy when critiquing work by others:
"There is a crack in everything, that's how the light gets in" - Leonard Cohen
Something to think about: The surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that it has never tried to contact us. - Bill Watterson
I never make notes. I pride myself having a razorsharp memory. Particularly when quoting people who agree with me!
I've been asked many times whether I take drugs. Quoting Dali's "I am the drug" is an old chestnut. For me, it's more like that this is the way I perceive the world around me. In order to see it the way everyone else does, I'd have to take drugs!
Butterflies are like the personification of your dreams. They are beautiful to behold, as you watch them flutter through the air. You might try to snatch them and perhaps even succeed, only to find once you open your hand, that they lie lifeless and crushed in your palm.
About copyright: there is a lot of misinformation on the web, also a lot of misunderstanding of terms, such as 'Public Domain' or 'Fair usage'. For comprehensive research in Copyright law, please consult the
Stanford University Library Copyright & Fair Use Center.
|Camera:||Canon Pwershot TX1, Olympus Stylus 710, Pentax K 1000, Praktica MTL 5B, Samsung Pro 815|
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