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Painting with Light

I describe my process as painting with light. .  First, to create the story, I select and compose the subject. To expose the subject on the film, I set the amount and quality of light through studio lights, filters, aperture, and shutter speed. ·      Second, from the film a negative is created. In the darkroom, I […]

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An Affair With Pears

Episode 5 – Remember When

“Remember When …” is the final chapter associated with my current pear studies. As a reminder, my images are created without digital manipulation. My creative challenges were: Dessert Pears: To create these images, I built a sandbox and added cactus plants. Through staging and lighting, I was able to create the fell of pears in […]

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Website — Dale M Reid Photography https://www.dalemreidphotography.com/ __________________________________________________ Blog — Spirit of Analog Art https://www.spiritofanalogart.com/index.php/spirit-of-analog-art/ ___________________________________________________ My Life Journey -FotoNostrum Magazine Article https://online.flippingbook.com/view/928095/146-147/ ____________________________________________________ Artist Vision Video (140 second) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M5A9YfG-SYw&feature=youtu.be ____________________________________________________ Special Offer Handcrafted Silver Prints (Selected Toronto and Canadian Maritime Prints) Six Order Forms at https://www.spiritofanalogart.com/index.php/2020/11/24/special-offer-to-purchase-unframed-handcrafted-silver-gelatin-prints/ ______________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________ Art and Wine Chat – […]

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An Affair With Pears

Episode 4 – Marching to a Different Drummer

I hope you are enjoying reading “An Affair with Pears. I have enjoyed sharing elements of my artistic vision. Whether it is pear or floral or mushroom or landscape studies, I still critically look at the subject to create the most unique presentation to engage you and in some cases for you to question what […]

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Episode 3 – L’Amour Toujours

As we approach February, I title this edition of An Affair with Pears “L’Amour Toujours” (“Love Always”). Besides Valentine’s Day, February represents a significant month. February 6th was Pauline’s, my life partner and soul mate, birthday. Coincidently, she passed away on her birthday in 2018. I am featuring four images that represents our love. In […]

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Episode 2 – All Dressed and Nowhere to Go

This is the next edition of An Affair with Pears. As I indicated in the first edition, my composition objective is to create innovative pear images that are playful, mischievous, fanciful, and sensual. I hope you enjoy and please share your thoughts.

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An Affair With Pears

Episode 1 – From the Kitchen Counter to Powerful Images

Preface Pears forms one of three subjects included in my still life portfolio. To highlight my artistic vision, I created five episodes posted to social media over the past two and half weeks. Each episode focuses on a theme using a different grouping of pear images created from 2004 to present. In each episode, I […]

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“Twas the Night Before Christmas”

Edited version by Dale M Reid Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house not a creature was stirring not even a mouse. The stockings were hung by the chimney with care; in hopes that St. Nicholas would be there. The children were nestled all snug in their beds, as visions of sugar-plums […]

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Creative Philosophy Fine Art

Creativity

Creativity is defined as “the use of the imagination or original ideas”, especially in the production of an artistic work. My creative process for floral studies begins at a local summer farmer’s market or boutique florist with my selection based on an initial emotional response. I look at individual cut stems or a bouquet of […]

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Special Offer to Purchase Unframed Handcrafted Silver Gelatin Prints

Tangled Gardens, Nova Scotia To allow for the ease of ordering, I have allocated the selected images over the following six order forms: Industrial – Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Toronto, Ontario. Click the following link to access the order form https://form.jotform.com/202909111927050 Various Toronto Landscape Views and Tree Series from 2006. Click the following link […]