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Canadian Maritimes Creative Philosophy Fine Art

Labor Day Tribute

As we enter Labor Day weekend, I reflected on a group of images of interior industrial spaces that I created in 2004. I feature these images as a tribute to the workers of the world. The first Monday of September in Canada and the United States was created to celebrate labor’s contribution. This day is […]

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Creative Philosophy Fine Art

The Dance Club

Summer is half over, and we have been in lockdown since mid-March, I felt it was timely to share an upbeat story – The Dance Club featuring dancing pears. Yes, pears can dance! Let me explain. I am getting ahead of myself; first, I need to provide some background. Prior to designing and opening my […]

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Creative Philosophy Fine Art

Flowers Speak to You – Are you Listening

My sustained investigation of black and white floral studies may seem nostalgic next to the preference for color demonstrated by most artists. But the restricted palette, which recalls that of photographers Robert Mapplethorpe, and Imogen Cunningham, is most effective at conveying their poetic voice, often with sensual and erotic undertones. The calla lily captured my […]

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Celebration of Pride 2020

In celebration of Pride 2020, I would light to present my first creative project from 2004 “Queen of the Sea ~~ Queen of the Deck”. Let me clarify, unlike my photography to that point where I would create an image based what was presented to me be it a building, landscapes, fishing village, etc. This […]

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Canadian Maritimes Creative Philosophy Fine Art

Photographer’s Imagination

I found this quote in my daily emails by David Bailey, British photographer and director known for his advertising, celebrity, and fashion photographs. The quote is reflective of my creative philosophy and I would like to share it with you along with two excellent images. “It takes a lot of imagination to be a good […]

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Competition Results Creative Philosophy Fine Art

Artistic Expression of the Orchid

Most artists focus on the saturated vibrant colors of their floral studies which can confuse the eye. My focus is on two complementary colors – black and white. Black and white photography is cleaner, and a good image can enhance the subject’s features – shape, lines and textures – the focus of my artwork. The […]

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Creative Philosophy

Sensual Stimulation

Do you take time to smell the roses? It may be a cliché, but new research suggests its sound advice for finding satisfaction in life. As Covid-19 pandemic ravage the world, we see the fragility of life and how fast it can happen. I personally experienced this fragility in 1985 when Pauline, my life partner, […]

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What’s in a Name – “Analog Art”

Before starting, I would like to share a definition by Goggle: “Analog art is any art where the material making the art is manipulated by hand, like paint. You can control any portion of it. Digital is constituted of many individual pieces of electronic information–such as pixels, in the case of digital photography–which cannot be further broken down.” August 30, […]

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What’s in a Name – “Spirit”

The name “Spirit of Analog Art” is very personal! For this post let us focus on the word “Spirit” and the circle image of mushroom shaped hearts. February 2018, my partner and soul mate, Pauline, of forty years passed away. We had built a connection on so many different levels which resulted in a strong […]