More Than Just Photography
We are accustomed to viewing photography in terms of the relationship of light, composition and subject matter.
When creating digital art,I changes the relevance of these elements either via the elaboration, distortion, elimination or combination of the existing shapes, colors, or subject matter in the original photo.I further add vibrancy or mutation of the existing colors through the addition of new colors, or tones, shades and hues. Thus changing the elements and therefore, the perception of the initial photo which I considers my blank palette or jumping off point if you will.
A well known photographer and writer, Freeman Patterson, once wrote "We think with three kinds of images - the kind we observe...