I’ve been writing poetry since 1970.My first material was published in the ‘Nickel Review’- in that year.My writing has changed a lot since then as might be expected.I do not take myself all that seriously with regard to art.I just consider it fun.
I took up photography several years ago quite by accident and realized that I enjoyed it immensely. It took a while to try and make art from simple snapshots.With the aid of software I taught myself how to manipulate photographs and to turn them into something that does not resemble what the original photograph represented.
My approach to this I consider to be based on the philosophy of the ‘Tao’.I approach the original image with the idea that it containsan infinity of possibilities in much the same way the ‘empty bowl’ is always the reservoir of unlimited possibilities.Buddhist principles related to ‘emptiness’and ‘interdependence’ also inform me in the process.
When using the software…