The idea of reality is a slippery one. We sometimes ascribe more value to "true stories" than to fiction, and yet it is fiction that often conveys more truth. I ponder on similar issues as they relate to images.
I explore how the independent artist continues to flourish against such apparently overwhelming competition from stock image sites like iStockphoto.
When we appreciate art, we bond as much to its production as to its message.
Although the tools we use to create are not the primary reasons for a work's effectiveness, we resist the call to connect with the cold medium of digital art.
For digital art to work at all it must transport us despite its limitation as a cold medium - it must make the jump to the human, physical realm...
Whether you're a writer, artist, designer or photographer, maintaining the highest quality output is crucial to your success.
Every week I take new photos and create new artworks, but only around 5% make it.