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Barselona singular oil print by sonar-ua Barselona singular oil print :iconsonar-ua:sonar-ua 14 2 Bayonne ID by sonar-ua Bayonne ID :iconsonar-ua:sonar-ua 5 3 Summer Vogue by sonar-ua Summer Vogue :iconsonar-ua:sonar-ua 27 2 Ira: Concrete People 3 by sonar-ua Ira: Concrete People 3 :iconsonar-ua:sonar-ua 34 1 Ira: Concrete People 2 by sonar-ua Ira: Concrete People 2 :iconsonar-ua:sonar-ua 63 2 Ira: Concrete People 1 by sonar-ua Ira: Concrete People 1 :iconsonar-ua:sonar-ua 61 8 Swan: Disturbia 5 by sonar-ua Swan: Disturbia 5 :iconsonar-ua:sonar-ua 116 7 Mary: Forest people 5 by sonar-ua
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Mary: Forest people 5 :iconsonar-ua:sonar-ua 73 5
Mary: Forest people 4 by sonar-ua
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Mary: Forest people 3 by sonar-ua
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Mary: Forest people 3 :iconsonar-ua:sonar-ua 149 11
Mary: Forest people 2 by sonar-ua
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Mary: Forest people by sonar-ua
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Mary: Forest people :iconsonar-ua:sonar-ua 120 8
Spring meltdown by sonar-ua Spring meltdown :iconsonar-ua:sonar-ua 21 1 Ira: Subway people 6 by sonar-ua Ira: Subway people 6 :iconsonar-ua:sonar-ua 39 2 Ira: Subway people 5 by sonar-ua Ira: Subway people 5 :iconsonar-ua:sonar-ua 35 1 Ira: Subway people 4 by sonar-ua Ira: Subway people 4 :iconsonar-ua:sonar-ua 31 2

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"A web built on top of the another web" - first thing came to my mind when I looked at "Trap" by Lavaspawan. Apart from the pure photog...


A piece of truly surrealistic art. What's going on here is clear, the only question is WHY is this happening? Why is this man (or woman...


Bathroom pictures always capture my attention for some reason. I remember that once I tried to do something like this by myself, but ha...


A nice work that is quite open for interpreting. Figures on the right are self-containing, but the choice to add extra space to the fra...

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Returns by kevissimo Returns :iconkevissimo:kevissimo 287 27 this summer 5 by ssuunnddeeww this summer 5 :iconssuunnddeeww:ssuunnddeeww 38 3 HOLGA 33 by buhoazul HOLGA 33 :iconbuhoazul:buhoazul 142 7 4121 by spartakustum 4121 :iconspartakustum:spartakustum 159 13 turned out 14 by ssuunnddeeww turned out 14 :iconssuunnddeeww:ssuunnddeeww 17 1 London by jeffrowski2007 London :iconjeffrowski2007:jeffrowski2007 157 22 scissors by estellamestella scissors :iconestellamestella:estellamestella 229 0 the true land by Keid-89 the true land :iconkeid-89:Keid-89 146 31

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A modus operandi of mine, that is, the printing technique I employ to create my images, is called oil printing and it isn't something I personally invented. True, this process is quite old: its origins go back to 19th century. For me as an artist, to adopt this expressive method was a fully conscious move, made after four years of shooting digital photography and another four years of shooting various types of film stuff. I believe that modern photographic industry suffers a lot from overloading with sophisticated technical tools and instruments. When one asks himself "What camera should I buy?" before another, way more important question "What do I want to take picture of?", society has an aestetic issue. To me, this is a sign of the death of photography as an artistic phenomena.

   So, as a reaction to the overwhelming "technologism", I chose to create my works by hand. This often results in a print which is impossible to reproduce even for the author himself. I call this substantial non-reproduceability of the work of art a singularity.

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Djake Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Fabulous gallery!  One can tell that your attention is firmly on the subject, and presenting them as more than just an element of your composition.  This personal attention is something that I feel is becoming less common in our age of easily-taken and -deleted digital imagery, and it's refreshing to see it alive and well from time to time.
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DouglasHumphries Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2014
You have been featured  fav.me/d7fhpkg :)
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Karinta Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2014  Student General Artist
Featured here: fav.me/d74xnb2 :glomp:
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chazman17 Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2013  Student Photographer
Quite some interesting photos :) Keep it up.
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Diniz804 Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Take an albino llama, man! :D
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