About Valerie SteinRetired Artist. (Painter)
After years of running my own, Artistic Design company, I just got burned out.
I found that I was painting pictures of my Photographs. Well , hello.. Now I take the photographs. and Paint them. . Of Course with the help of Post processing. and Digital Photography.
As Ansel Adams. said. 'When I'm ready to make a photograph, I think I quite Obviously see in my minds eye something that is not literally there in the true meaning of the word. I'm interested in something which is build up from within, rather than just extracted from without... You don't take a photograph, You make, it.... Ansel Adams.
I have been photographing for years. from my Brownie Camera to Polaroid , 35 MM. to Digital.
My late daughter, Karyn a great photographer in her own right. just left us too soon. , encouraged me to get serious.. and I am really serious now.. haha.I tell people I am following in her footsteps.
My interests vary quite a bit, from Animal, Bird, Fl...