Photographic Art

Of all the contemporary art forms, photography is arguably the most attacked - some say that it has no artistic qualities, others believe it is more craft than art.  Since photography plays a large role within the book, time is taken to deal with the issue over whether it is artistic or not.

 The first image is a very beautiful piece by Clayton Bruster and Vixen - certainly shows the artistic nature of photography!

The second and third images by Marcus J. Ranum (Nerlande) and Craig Barnes (Tavia Spizer), respectively, showing the artistic nature of photography by incorporating a sculpture theme within it.

The next set of two images is a case of Photography copying art . . . Lorenzo Sperlonga's "Sekhmet" was used as the inspiration for a number of artistic photos by Veronika Kotlajic and  Michael Rosen.

The Last set of images is an example where Photography is copied by other art . . . now photographic art is the inspiration for other artistic forms . . . The original is the Photograph of Veronika Kotlajic by Brad Schade . . . which was recreated by Lorenzo Sperlonga . . . and is also currently being recreated by James Brunner.  

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"Classic Nude"

Photographer & Copyright : Clayton Bruster

Model : Vixen

 Many of Clayton's art pieces can be seen and bought at Redbubble.  The above art can be seen at:

http://www.redbubble.com/people/claytonbruster/art/3909765-2-classic-nude

As a Principal Photographer of the book, Clayton has allowed me to earmark a number of art pieces for the book which will be worked into various chapters, dealing with numerous issues and subjects. You can see them and buy them at the following pages :

http://www.redbubble.com/search/clayton%20Bruster?&page=23

http://www.redbubble.com/search/clayton%20Bruster?&page=24

 For more information and exceptional art see Clayton Bruster's other sites:

http://www.modelingforclay.com/

http://brusterphotography.com/

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"The Vase"

Photographer & Copyright : Marcus J. Ranum

Model : Nerlande

Marcus is a Principal Photographer of the book

For more information and art see Marcus J. Ranum's site:

http://photography.ranum.com

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"Tavia"

Photographer & Copyright : Craig Barnes

Model : Tavia Spizer

Craig Barnes wonderful art can be seen at:

http://www.craigbarnesphotography.com/

Tavia also has a number of written roles in the book. Tavia Spizer's official website is:

http://www.taviaspizer.com.au/

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"Sekhmet"

Artist & Copyright : Lorenzo Sperlonga

For the above, and Lorenzo Sperlonga's gallery of creative art, please click on the banner below: 

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"Sekhmet"

Photographer & Copyright : Michael Rosen

Model : Veronika Kotlajic

The above and below photographs are Michael and Veronika's version of Lorenzo Sperlonga's art.

For more art of Michael Rosen  please go to:

http://www.musecube.com/mick/

More art of Veronika can be seen at Veronika Kotlajic's website:

http://www.perfectmuse.com/

"Sekhmet" 

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Veronika Kotlajic

Photographer & Copyright : Brad Schade

The above photograph is part of a series, the others which can be seen at:

http://www.perfectmuse.com/Mountings/LightDesign/sessionI.htm

For more of Brad Schade's  please go to:

http://www.lightdesignphotography.com/

More art of Veronika can be seen at Veronika Kotlajic's website:

http://www.perfectmuse.com/

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"Veronika"

Artist & Copyright : Lorenzo Sperlonga

Lorenzo's artistic creation of Veronika Kotlajic

For the above, and the other wonderful creations by Lorenzo Sperlonga check the banner below: 

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"Veronika"

Artist & Copyright : James Brunner

The above is James' sketch of Veronika Kotlajic - this piece is still a work in progress . . .

many thanks to James for graciously allowing the uncompleted art to be posted on this gallery . . .

For more of James Brunner's art please go to:

http://james-the-third.com/

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