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...artist, and art consumer...pop culture admirer...free spirit....Interior Designer by day...

I am a self taught photographer and digital artist with an Art and Design background, working in Medicine Hat. I have been carrying my camera with me everywhere I go for the last six years, and this has taught me that… Read More
...artist, and art consumer...pop culture admirer...free spirit....Interior Designer by day...

I am a self taught photographer and digital artist with an Art and Design background, working in Medicine Hat. I have been carrying my camera with me everywhere I go for the last six years, and this has taught me that I am truly happiest with the camera in my hand. I primarily work in self portraiture and prairie landscapes. Read Less
When I first became interested photography, I didn't have anyone else that was immediately available to work with as a model, and I didn't want to impose my unknowledgeable self on friends & family until I had a better understanding of my camera and the composition of portraits.

After learning the basics and work… Read More
When I first became interested photography, I didn't have anyone else that was immediately available to work with as a model, and I didn't want to impose my unknowledgeable self on friends & family until I had a better understanding of my camera and the composition of portraits.

After learning the basics and working on composition, I decided to try my hand at photographing others, but found it difficult to communicate to them what it was I wanted them to do. With self portraiture, I know what the photographer wants me to do, and my model takes direction without me having to give it, plus I'm a model who is around a 2:00 am if I need her.

I have also found a realistic sense of self identity through self portraiture. I no longer have a misunderstanding of my own body image, I can't fool myself into thinking I have a better body than I do, and I also don't imagine things worse than they really are. I have been doing daily self portraits for nearly 4 years now, and it has taught me how to carry myself and possition myself for the most flattering look not only in phtography, but in daily life as well. I have brought this knowledge into a portraiture practice for others as well, but still find the most satisfaction from the self portraits.

My own image has become a medium for my art, where taking photos of others is simply portraiture Read Less
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