Digital artwork based on photomanipulation of a section of old tree bark found lying on a bed of grass in Beckenham Place Park, Lewisham. The basis of this work was a natural found object.

The original image, shown below, was taken with a Canon 1Ds Mk1, fitted with a Canon EF 24 – 105mm F4L IS USM lens. Digital manipulation was done using Photoshop Elements 7.

I was a scientist for many years, working in the field of medical research, both in academia and in industry. In late 2004, I left science to pursue my creative interests in photography and the visual arts.

I am now a professional photographer living in South East London. You can view my professional photography website at:-

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  • Mike Oxley
    Mike Oxleyover 3 years ago

    What a marvellous transformation, John! Great title, too! :o)

  • Thanks Mike, although I quite like the original image too!

    – John Gaffen

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