Description Macro view of a flower at Nopo-dong Market on the northern fringes of Pusan, South Korea. Of all the photos of flowers I have taken, this is my wife's personal favorite so I have appropriately given this photo her nickname.
Doug Craig, Busan, South Korea Member Since July 2010 Artist Statement Doug grew up in Jasper, Alabama, USA. From early in life he has had a love of artistic undertakings including the artistic aspects of engineering, music, and photography. Through the years he became accomplished with three different musical instruments and performed regularly in several musical aggregations, was an engineer and manager with a major NASA contractor for 20 years, and now is fully engaged in his life-long dream of professional photography.
Doug bought his first 35mm camera while on military assignment in Germany in 1972. He used it to hone his photographic skills over the next several years as he traveled in Europe, Asia and The United States during his military service.
In the late 1980's he developed an increased passion for nature photography and spent untold hours in the Smoky Mountains photographing the indigenous animals, concentrating primarily on deer and black bear.
Then in 2003 Doug moved seamlessly into the world of digital photography. Although he currently pursues digital color photography most often, he still sometimes uses a film camera and he dedicates a portion of his effort to black & white photography. His work has an international appeal and his photos have been featured in the following venues:
* Solo exhibition in Pusan, South Korea * Group exhibition in Ulsan, South Korea * Impending group exhibition in Taegu, South Korea * Appeared in National Geographic's Daily Dozen * Published in the book "2011 Pusan Photography", with all proceeds earmarked for helping orphaned children * Published in "Stark Magazine" * Published in the book "Cafe Pusan" * Published in a photo anthology in Europe * Featured in seventeen different photo categories in "Fotoblur Magazine" online * Featured numerous times in PixelInduced.com * Two-time winner of Weekly Challenge on PixelInduced.com * Winner of Photo Of The Month on Pixelinduced.com * Nominated for Photo Of The Month on PhotographyCorner.com
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NOTE: All of Doug's photographic images are protected under penalties of US and international copyright laws.