Digital Photography – Intro to the Basics

portrait from

Independent Digital Photography Students: right click, download this photo onto your desktop, and start editing!

Remember to keep the original untouched and to layer all your adjustments on top.


Chuck Close

Self Portrait by Chuck Close

There is a great article on about Chuck Close’s life growing up and how he overcame struggles to become one of the most famous artists of our time.

(Note: the above image is a very large scale pencil drawing of Chuck, while the one below is a large scale portrait entirely made by fingerprints.)

Leslie / Fingerprint, by Chuck Close

Featured Works, Day 1

For the next week or so, I will be posting some of my favorite works of art from my visits to the Guggenheim Museum and the International Center of Photography Museum, both in New York City.

Today’s work is from the Guggenheim’s modern collection. It is called Woman Ironing by Pablo Picasso.

Blog at