Topic 11: After Photography
- Has image manipulation ever been a significant part of your practice — professional or otherwise? Have you ever questioned this? Do you have a particular stance?
I have always loved experimenting with creating images. It is both of practising with Photoshop and creating artworks. It is also a form of art. Moreover, it is like painting on a canvas but the difference is it is in digital form. Photo manipulation has its own surreal beauty.
- Have you ever consciously constructed an image, or a sequence of images, to try to portray a persuasive, positive impression, maybe market a product or construct a reality you were not entirely at ease with? Did you learn anything through that experience?
What I have learnt while creating such artworks is by being more confident when editing and retouching images. Some of these works can be seen below: