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Chris Vanderlip. BA, Photography, 2006; BA, Spanish, 2008; BS, Geology, 2015, Grand Valley State University, Allendale/Grand Rapids MI. MS, Geology (in progress), University of Memphis (TN). Email chrisvanderlip[[at]]yahoo[[dot]]com. Facebook: I consider myself essentially a photographic artist, landscapes and architecture being my primary modes. However, please note that my account images often reflect my other, non-fine-art, photographic interests such as geomorphological studies, and as such, may not represent the general public's expectation of fine-art. I began using an SLR in 1996 and developed my craft at Kalamazoo Valley Community College and Grand Valley State University, culminating in a bachelor's degree in photography in 2006. I started creating HDR (high-dynamic-range) images early in 2010 and currently use Photomatix software for image generation and post-process in Photoshop. I generally operate under a "realistic HDR" modus operandi, which is to say that I tone map for global contrast and use a curve-and-mask approach to create and control local contrast, avoiding halos and other phenomena which are distracting in many HDR images. While certain effects may be appropriate at times, I feel that mine is a more mature approach to creating HDR images, making photographs that are about their subject or atmosphere, rather than representing an image making process or effect.
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Beautifully minimalistic.... very nice.

Thank you Christos

Greetings to Athens

Excelente foto, muy original, solo desearía saber quien es Achiper, un ídolo de futbol???? o algo así......perdón mi ignorancia.-

Beautiful photo, your gallery is stunning!!! Hello from York Pa.

Breathtaking beauty, really amazing view! L&F!

Friendly greetings!

Thanks a lot Tomáš Gregor!

Greetings Sunpixx

Roadcuts mostly. It's sedimentation/stratigraphy which means cyclic sedimentation, sed structures and so forth. Not a huge emphasis on fossils, but I want to come back with a trilobite or two, much to my wife's chagrin. Take care.


Very cool! Like!


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