Friday, March 18, 2005

But is it art: Part II



I've never considered myself an artist. But I like the freedom digital imagery gives us to play with photos. I have a darkroom at home, but it has been years since I worked with it. Today's photo software blow anything we used to do in the darkroom out of the water.

I took this photo of a statue of Joan of Arc near the French Market in New Orleans. In 35 mm, it would have been a snapshot that sat in my drawer. With digital photography, it has become an interesting and surreal image that I think is pretty darn interesting.

Oh well, it amuses me.

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