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Sent: Thursday, September 13, 2007 8:44
Subject: Painters.Please Dont Feel Left
Out of The ''Alternative'' Photo World.
There's hope for us all.
As a graphic artist, painter and
photographer I have come to realize that I am also an ''alternative camera''
with built in printmaker.....as follows.
The environmental image is focused on my retina
through the lenses of the eyes. Then, using various media, I can make
pictures on a support, a wall, a sheet of paper, canvas, metal etc., with
reference to thememory.
VOILA ! !
Does it need to be more complicated than that ? To me a painting or
drawing taken from physical surroundings can be considered to be an
''alternative'' photographic image recorded through this human
Two well known photographers may
have realized this towards the end of their careers and gave up using
cameras and film and took up painting and drawing. Robert Demachy and
Henri Cartier Bresson.
Anyone know of any more photographers who did this for whatever
''OK. So what ! ! ? ?'', I hear you
cry. ''How does that affect the price of fish ?'' or , ''If my grandmother had wheels she would be a
Smart answers, yes, but I'm heading out
to renew my gear when the stores open.
and therapy to all in days to come.
Ultra Quirky John - Photographist - London -
P.S. No drugs were used in the above revelation.