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tomoscott
12-27-2013, 07:58 PM
Just found this forum looking for fine art photography on the web. Seems like there's a lot of very good work here.

I started photography about 12 years ago with a digital camera. I fell in love with it, and while everyone else was converting to digital, I bought a Mamiya 7ii. I spent 5 years with that camera, and it taught me a lot. Eventually, I tired of waiting a week to see my photos (and spending $2 each on them), and went back to digital. I have one Canon that has an infrared chip, and another newer Canon that I use for color and B&W.

My first love is abstract photography, especially of fractal patterns in the sand created by the tides. I have been on literally hundreds of beaches on the U.S. west coast, and the only ones that produce the patterns I shoot are right where I live. I've probably been to those 2 beaches 300 times over the past few years.

I've exhibited quite a bit over the years, but don't do that anymore -- too much of a hassle. For many years, I was represented by Ordover Gallery in San Diego, but now I mainly want to do it for my own enjoyment. I decided to make it easier for people to buy my work, so I set everything up on Shopify. If I don't sell anything, that's OK too.

I was away from photography for 5 years, helping my adult kids set up their business. Now it's operating on its own, so I can return to my true love.

My web site is tomoscott.com (http://www.tomoscott.com).

theantiquetiger
12-27-2013, 08:06 PM
Like I said in your other thread, welcome to the forum.

You have some amazing work there. It has a feeling of the same work as some of Marko's work (creator/admin of this site).

tomoscott
12-27-2013, 08:09 PM
Thanks! Hope it's OK that I'm not from Canada!
I'm looking forward to viewing all the images here.

theantiquetiger
12-27-2013, 10:11 PM
Thanks! Hope it's OK that I'm not from Canada!


Everyone knows the best photographers come from south of the Canadian border!!!

Marko
12-28-2013, 11:44 AM
Welcome again Tomscott!

Even if the best photographers ARE from Canada, everyone is welcome, even people from Louisiana ;)
LOL.

Barefoot
12-28-2013, 01:36 PM
Welcome again Tomscott!

Even if the best photographers ARE from Canada, everyone is welcome, even people from Louisiana ;)
LOL.

Even if the best photographers ARE from Canada, everyone is welcome, even coonasses. There, fixed it for you.


Welcome, tomscott.

tomoscott
12-28-2013, 04:38 PM
Haha, I don't want to get in the middle of this one! All I know is that when I was starting out, I was inspired by many photographers, including Freeman Patterson, a Canadian.

Marko
12-28-2013, 04:43 PM
S'all playful around here - Lol. :D
Freeman Patterson Rocks. I've read a few books and seen some work up close. I've been on the lookout for his schedule to coincide with Montreal from time to time. So far no luck.

theantiquetiger
12-28-2013, 10:29 PM
Even if the best photographers ARE from Canada, everyone is welcome, even coonasses.

You got to remember, coonasses originally came from Canada.