I was a Finished Artist in the 70s and moved on to computer graphics in the 80s. With such user-friendly equipment most people ended up being able to do my kind of work, so I diversified to paper sculpture (self taught) and also took an interest in calligraphy at the same time.
Today I still do computer graphic work (for print) as well as desktop publishing (design and typesetting for books).
Photography is something I have also enjoyed and after years of non-involvement am slowly got back into it with the encouragement of George Petrovsky and Rosalie Dale. After George’s bequeathed Nikon D70 I moved up to a D3100 which has now been passed on to my wife and I got myself the D5300 which should see me through for a while..
Thank you all those that voted for: http://www.redbubble.com/people/ant1design/works/8842691-after-the-photo-shoot#comment-50604915 / and got me in the top 10 of Closeups in Nature. Such a clever little monkey, your mother will be proud and all those that made rude comments about you on Facebook will no doubt come forward and apologise.
Walking along Narrabeen Beach the other day with some rather nice dramatic waves breaking I thought ‘Wouldn’t it be nice to do a panorama of this.’ But as one well knows waves don’t stop and pose for you. / So the idea occurred to me (this could be accomplished by someone with an excess of cameras and tripods or a group project) — what if you line up a number of cameras on tripods (there would ha…