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Thank you for taking the time to look at my photography. Here is some info. about my journey.
I began taking pictures at age four while traveling with my family to Air Force Bases where my father was stationed, including Montana, Texas, Pennsylvania and the Pacific Northwest. As a matter of fact my first pictures were landscapes shot form the family station wagon like Annie Liebowitz.
I come from an artistic family— my mother sketched portraits of various people, and my older sister studied art, becoming an accomplished painter. My father enjoyed photography, and I inherited some of his cameras, which I took to college. There I became a yearbook photographer and won a color photography contest.
In 2008, I got my first DSLR camera, which I took to Antarctica. This trip rekindled my love of photography, where I was able to photograph penguins in the wild in Chile and the Falkland Islands. Since then, I have photographed various wildlife, including Koalas and Tasmanian Devils on a recent trip to Australia and New Zealand.
I have photographed the Portland Fashion Week for the past four years. As a member of the Portland non-profit Architectural Heritage Foundation, I have volunteered and photographed some of the museum’s artifacts.
I have found inspiration in taking pictures of water and things that are associated with water. As a self taught artist I try to learn something new every day, this has lead me to think outside of the box and push the envilope of photography. Stay tuned for info. on upcoming exhibits.
Print On Demand is Fine Art and Canvas Prints printed only when an art work is ordered, and is higher than poster quality. P.O.D are richer. And they are not mass produced. Each Fine Art or Canvas Print is printed out once, for you from the original digital file. Now you can be an owner of my fine art. Thank you for visiting my site.
All photographs and artworks in this portfolio are copyrighted and owned by the artist, DerekTXFactor. Any reproduction, modification, publication, transmission, transfer, or exploitation of any of the content, for personal or commercial use, whether in whole or in part, without written permission from myself is prohibited. All rights reserved.