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Welcome to this entry page to the revamped site of photographs by Alex Cummings
 

Before I start I possibly should say that the opinions expressed on this site normally are mine unless otherwise stated and should you disagree with them that is your prerogative and I respect your decision to think otherwise just allow me the same latitude.

Most of my work today consists of a combination of both combining images or altering them after all  I am not a photo journalist, they have their place and I have mine, When I was a teenager anyone who was shall we say conventional was called a square well I am certainly no square.

I think I belong to the "Creative" genre mostly pictorial but I sometime do take a nature shot.

Occasionally one of my photos is better as taken that is straight out of the camera but very seldom, even newspapers and magazines edit most of there images.

My definition of "Creative Photography" is:- 
Creative Photography contains an unusual viewpoint, a bit extra or less colour than the norm, an added or removed object in the finished image, it is characterised by the ability to perceive an image in new ways, to make connections between seemingly unrelated subjects, to find hidden patterns  and to generate results, either in or out of the camera. There are many people who are unmoved by my style of photography but fortunately there are many, many more who like it and it is for both them and myself that I have cultivated it. I was ask just last week 'But are you a contemporary photographer' well if you look at my work it could not have been done in the past.

You will find that statement repeated in the information page I suppose that a lot of my work could fit into several categories which are being touted about just now such as, surreal, photo-art, art nouveau, and many others myself I consider it Creative Pictorial Photography.  I first learned about composition and design at the GSA  taking Design & Fine Art and have been learning ever since. 

( The Glasgow School of Art (GSA) is Scotland's only public self-governing art school offering university-level programmes and research in architecture, fine art and design.

The GSA has been ranked in the top 10 of specialist educational institutions in the Guardian University Guide, ranking it the top specialist visual arts institution in the UK  Its degrees are validated by the University of Glasgow )

Click on the image to get information about what is on the site or select a page below"

"The site and the pages are in constant state of change allowing for more and varied types of styles, such as : composite, surreal, photo-art etc. as well as the usual and unusual forms of creative photography"

I have been accused of not understanding "Avant-Garde" or "Post Modern" work if after reading and viewing the images on this site then I am at a loss

 
Information  Other Pages on the site include  Boats,   Cars,   Composites,    Examples,    Flowers,   high or low key.   Landscapes,   Manipulation,   Minimalism   More examples,    Multiple images,    Nature,    Portraits   Sliding images,  Straight,    Surreal    Rules,    Windows and the page descriptions by Alex Cummings

The site is designed and maintained by the author and should you have any suggestions please do not hesitate to contact usnext  You will see arrows like the one on the right throughout the site these will take you right through the pages and eventually back here should you wish to follow them

Scroll down for more information or click arrow to go to next page.................

  A Tip is that hovering over this line and instructions can be read and on the pages of this site you will see images like the one below normally clicking on them will display a larger one When visiting the site most of the images can be seen as larger versions by clicking on them, especially important if you are using a small hand held device as the images themselves change size to fit on any size screen from cell-phone to desktop. A larger version of this image is on the manipulation page. Clicking on this image will take you to the About Me Page

 
Bottles and Camera by alex Cummings

 
Above the very first B&W image I made using a home made lighting box updated to have a
coloured flower and digital camera and a large matt surrounding it.

 

vic tower by alex Cummings

 

Above align an especially made image made for this web page and extracted from here to demonstrate the use of black line borders and drop shadows  If anyone who can code in CSS would like it drop me a line and I will let them have it.  The image itself is a good example of the use of the perspective tool to change the shape of a rectangle


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Information  Other Pages on the site include  Boats,   Cars,   Composites,    ExamplesFlowers,   high or low key. Landscapes,    Manipulation,    More examples,    Multiple images,    Nature,    Portraits     Sliding images,  Straight,    Surreal    Rules, Windows  and the page descriptions by Alex Cummings

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This page has been checked and given the all clear both for CSS and HTML 5 programming Spelling etc.  What I may miss is if I change a picture, image or illustration, I may neglect to change the text properly so if you come across any error like that please contact me

 

 Photographs and graphics are © & belong to Alex Cummings unless otherwise stated.  More photographs can be found on my Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/alex.cummings.1940/ or at https://plus.google.com/collection/ULgVRE