Christopher Holmes - Fine Artist

Christopher Holmes

Eustis, FL - United States

 
 
 

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Christopher Holmes

Eustis, FL - United States

Christopher Holmes - Fine Artist

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October 25th, 2007

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About Christopher Holmes

First things first; All images presented here are copyrighted by the photographer, Christopher E. Holmes, and may not be used without written permission. Requests for written permission to use these images in situations other than what is provided here must be made to: Christopher@ocularperceptions.com.

What follows is an abbreviated biography. Visit my blog entry 'How I Got Here' for my extended biography.

How I Got Here
I first got my hands on a camera when I was 2 years old. It was a beautiful Kodak Brownie. This moment was recorded by my grandfather who always carried at least three cameras. I didn't immediately start taking pictures but I did get into art. My first memorable works were in oil. My parent's oils to be exact and my first canvases were the screen door of the house and the side of the family car. Later I even added my own special touch to their paintings. That's when my parents decided I needed my own supplies. From then on I was always drawing or painting.

When I was 13 years old, Kodak came into my life again. The neighbor across the street had several boxes out on the curb which drew my attention. Upon inspection of the boxes and a short conversation with the homeowner, I became the proud new owner of a Kodak 35 Rangefinder with various attachments. I took my new toys home, loaded some film and proceeded to become addicted to photography. That Christmas my grandfather gave me everything I needed for my first darkroom. From that time on I was hooked.

I married my High School sweetheart in 1977. I worked a myriad of different jobs before I served 20 years and retired from the US Air Force. During this time we had 3 beautiful daughters who all got to be my models, willingly or not. Due to circumstances, I had to pack my cameras and darkroom away for awhile.

At the end of February 2007 I finally bought a Sony A100 DSLR with several lenses and the rest of the gadgets they could talk me into and started back into the world of visual exploration. By mid June 2007 I had over 7,000 images. Many of which were nothing more than painful lessons. To say I was rusty would be a polite way to put it. I had to re-learn many of the skills I used to perform naturally and there are still more to remember.

I have upgraded several times since that initial purchase, both hardware and software as well as improved my skills with lots of practice. Not as much practice as Id like but Im working on that issue. As far as the images on display here, you'll notice quickly enough that I don't limit my vision to any specific style, target or environment. If it gets in front of my lens and I like it, it's mine. With more time and experience I may settle into a style and/or specialty but, until then Im going to keep having fun exploring the possibilities available. I hope you enjoy my work and please feel free to contact me if you wish to discuss any of the images presented here.

Thank you,

Christopher Holmes


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Christopher Holmes - Grapes on Red
 

Grapes on Red by Christopher Holmes

Christopher Holmes - Autumn Colors
 

Autumn Colors by Christopher Holmes

Christopher Holmes - Last Candle
 

Last Candle by Christopher Holmes

Christopher Holmes - Faded Long Stems - BW
 

Faded Long Stems - BW by Christopher Holmes

Christopher Holmes - Faded Long Stems
 

Faded Long Stems by Christopher Holmes

Christopher Holmes - Corroded Time
 

Corroded Time by Christopher Holmes

Christopher Holmes - Faded Memories
 

Faded Memories by Christopher Holmes

Christopher Holmes - Roses of Memories Past
 

Roses of Memories Past by Christopher Holmes

Christopher Holmes - Roses of Memories Past - BW
 

Roses of Memories Past - BW by Christopher Holmes

Christopher Holmes - Zenfandel
 

Zenfandel by Christopher Holmes

Christopher Holmes - Glasses Aglow
 

Glasses Aglow by Christopher Holmes

Christopher Holmes - The Three Peppers
 

The Three Peppers by Christopher Holmes

Christopher Holmes - A Bright Spot
 

A Bright Spot by Christopher Holmes

Christopher Holmes - Wintery Still Life
 

Wintery Still Life by Christopher Holmes

Christopher Holmes - Bunny With Her Bunny - Sepia
 

Bunny With Her Bunny - Sepia by Christopher Holmes

Christopher Holmes - Bunny With Her Bunny
 

Bunny With Her Bunny by Christopher Holmes

Christopher Holmes - Little Angel - Sepia
 

Little Angel - Sepia by Christopher Holmes

Christopher Holmes - Little Angel
 

Little Angel by Christopher Holmes

Christopher Holmes - Pearls From The Heart - Sepia
 

Pearls From The Heart - Sepia by Christopher Holmes

Christopher Holmes - Pearls From The Heart
 

Pearls From The Heart by Christopher Holmes

Christopher Holmes - Pewter And Pearls - Sepia
 

Pewter And Pearls - Sepia by Christopher Holmes

Christopher Holmes - Pewter And Pearls
 

Pewter And Pearls by Christopher Holmes

Christopher Holmes - Green Eyed Fairy
 

Green Eyed Fairy by Christopher Holmes

Christopher Holmes - Fairy
 

Fairy by Christopher Holmes

Christopher Holmes - Upon a Shelf
 

Upon a Shelf by Christopher Holmes

Christopher Holmes - Jack Amongst the Bric-A-Brac
 

Jack Amongst the Bric-A-Brac by Christopher Holmes

Christopher Holmes - Crystal Liberty Bell
 

Crystal Liberty Bell by Christopher Holmes

Christopher Holmes - Glass Ghost
 

Glass Ghost by Christopher Holmes

Christopher Holmes - Orchids
 

Orchids by Christopher Holmes

Christopher Holmes - Blues and Ambers
 

Blues and Ambers by Christopher Holmes

Christopher Holmes - Two Cans - BW
 

Two Cans - BW by Christopher Holmes

Christopher Holmes - Boxed Set - BW
 

Boxed Set - BW by Christopher Holmes

Christopher Holmes - Boxed Set
 

Boxed Set by Christopher Holmes

Christopher Holmes - Dolls
 

Dolls by Christopher Holmes

Christopher Holmes - Fairy 2
 

Fairy 2 by Christopher Holmes

Christopher Holmes - Pressured - Sepia
 

Pressured - Sepia by Christopher Holmes

Christopher Holmes - Pressured
 

Pressured by Christopher Holmes

Christopher Holmes - Refreshing
 

Refreshing by Christopher Holmes

Christopher Holmes - Bent Nail
 

Bent Nail by Christopher Holmes

Christopher Holmes - Gourds
 

Gourds by Christopher Holmes

Christopher Holmes - Rose Of Iron
 

Rose Of Iron by Christopher Holmes

Christopher Holmes - Golden Twins
 

Golden Twins by Christopher Holmes

Christopher Holmes - Yard Sale Bunny
 

Yard Sale Bunny by Christopher Holmes

Christopher Holmes - Whites
 

Whites by Christopher Holmes

Christopher Holmes - Bunny
 

Bunny by Christopher Holmes

Christopher Holmes - Foot Rest
 

Foot Rest by Christopher Holmes

Christopher Holmes - A Smile Behind the Scars
 

A Smile Behind the Scars by Christopher Holmes

Christopher Holmes - Mardi Gras Mask  B-W
 

Mardi Gras Mask B-W by Christopher Holmes

Christopher Holmes - Mardi Gras Mask
 

Mardi Gras Mask by Christopher Holmes

Christopher Holmes - Statuesque
 

Statuesque by Christopher Holmes

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