photography based art

I am not sure what is important to know about me, but here goes. I am self taught, no degrees or formal training in photography or art of any sort.

I was born and raised in Appalachia, southern West Virginia to be exact.   Have been playing around with photography off and on since the late 1970s.  Since retiring, it has become a more serious hobby or avocation of sorts.  I now live in the middle of North Carolina.

My mind sees patterns, shapes, shadows and abstractions, which I try to frame up into a standalone image, or use later with other images. I find that color distracts from what I am trying to capture, or say. I like the images or art pieces to speak for themselves. Sometimes I am doing straight photography, but most times these days, photography is just a point of departure for something more tangible, collage or whatever.

I write here about my process and to also post a few images. I have an ello site with more samples of my photography work under @camerazenscura,



Chuck Cunningham

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