Now I have fully grasped the concept of 3D anaglyph photography I have decided to make my work personal. I was doing work based on abstraction in three dimensions, however I found that I reached a limit where there was nothing personal to it.
I started to think how can I make my work personal and this is when I discovered ‘Art Brut’ or otherwise known as ‘Outside Art’, where self taught artists work spontaneously without influence from the outside world. These artist generally have some form of mental illness.
This was very intense to discover as I suffer from bipolar disorder and decided then to work spontaneously but then also to use what I have learned to perfect a kind of self portrait of my mind. To put my emotions onto canvas and my mental state and then digitally manipulate the images to create a final image. These all show different mental states. This image shows me on a particularly good day and slightly manic, however look at my other images and you will get a different sense of the pole changes in moods.
Asked by a close childhood friend if I would take some photographs whilst at his wedding,
never done anything like this before. So practice and experience make perfect.
Not something I intend to do for the future but I could see myself doing it occasionally.
Gave me the chance to be professional with my camera and focus on something particular.
Here is one of my favourite images. This could become a good part time business proposition. However the hours and editing are hectic, I see why pro’s find weddings to be a challenge. Congratulations to the happy couple Kris and Amber.
The idea of the image is to begin by capturing interesting, shapes, lines and or patterns.
Then putting them in 3D to add more emphasis and to highlight these specific areas.
The idea to begin mirroring, is to mess with the sense of reality and start making me abstracted images. Hopefully therefore creating a better composition.
Once again doing experiments, this time it was also a single image used. However I looked into changing the perspective and colour channels on Photoshop to create the effect without the use of two exposures. Nice little technique to learn.