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Stretched Canvas

Modern Lines

Contemporary White

Classical Baroque

Unframed print




Joe Vittek, Captain Cook, Hawaii
Member Since July 2007
Artist Statement My mother was a painter, my brother is an artist in stained glass. I dabbled in both before discovering the magic of digital imaging. My interest in photography started when I was a child and matured through high school. But then college, job, career and family left no money or time for a personal darkroom, so I pursued other interests for more than 30 years. Then, before my first trip to Hawaii, I purchased a digital camera to record our family adventure and I was hooked. I never could draw but, with the camera and computer, I could create the pictures that had eluded me before.

I begin each work with one or more digital photographs and then I blend, filter and tone until the picture that I want emerges.

My mother succeeded in capturing the realism of the photograph with her brushes. I attempt to capture the feeling of the brushes with my photographs.

I hope you enjoy seeing these images as much as I enjoy producing them.

Joe

Comments

Product No 5416950
Subjects Boats and Ships, Décor, Interiors, Transportation
Style Realism
Medium
Tags Joe, Vittek, abandoned, boat, fishing, mist, ocean, old, paint, peeling, small, sunrise