Exhibition “Personal – Portraits of War Victims” of Bosnian-Herzegovinian photographer Velija Hasanbegović was opened in the Art Gallery of the International University of Sarajevo on Wednesday, December 6, 2017.
I am interested in examining man’s relationship between the ephemeral & the eternal as well as the cyclical patterns of growth and decline that binds all material things. Careful observation reveals the beauty within each moment of a world in continuous change.
This image, like the other two presented here, is a digital art image, based on a photograph, then manipulated on the computer, to result in a fanciful depiction of tulips grown in my garden.
I would like to point out that for dog lovers whose hearts have been taken by a specific breed, there are dedicated breed rescue groups for virtually all breeds. For those who just want a good friend and companion and are open-minded as to type, local rescues and shelters are a good option.
Sixteen million tourists visit Venice every year and probably every one of them is carrying a camera. Coming up with a fresh photographic approach is thus a considerable challenge. I had two influences percolating in the back of my mind when I visited Venice for the second time in 2010.
There is an open door in the image, seemingly, open to our imagination, seeking what we may not have experienced but can imagine.
Art is not just pretty photos or drawings but that which is revealed from within.
Abstract is a word we use to describe what we can’t really explain in terms that the mind can understand. There is concepts in art that free us to not be bound to reality as we see reality.
That I had the privilege to go up with the “Snowbirds” is nothing short of a miracle.
The tunnel with the composition as you see it was so interesting, but not there yet.