Serenity: “The purpose of art is not the release of a momentary ejection of adrenaline but is, rather, the gradual, lifelong construction of a state of wonder and serenity.” – Glenn Gould
I take a step back, save it, close it, open it, then make more changes.
Brianna Shae was the model for this piece and I must say that she did wonderfully well. “Serenity is another one of my large formatted prints. After the photo session, it took me a few months between projects to get all the details and mood to flow correctly. The colors I choose usually reflect the emotional and mental state I’m in. Color harmony is just the start when working on personal pieces. I mean, it’s personal. I take a step back, save it, close it, open it, then make more changes. My life.
Existing as a photographer and artist in today’s climate of technology is a beautiful thing. Setting up a shot, viewing the digital photograph, then manipulating the file in post to produce whatever you can imagine, makes me celebrate this era for creatives.