Weekend Showcase: Ken Fasimpaur (Photographer)

12 Apr

Spotlight

Every Friday, 1 artist/painter/poet/writer, letting their work speak for itself.

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Ken Fasimpaur>

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“My first known rolls of film, black and white stock exposed decades ago, involved documenting aircraft at a local air show or creating convincing but fake UFO snapshots at home. Since then I’ve followed a long cometary orbit in and out of photography, passing periodically through point and shoot film cameras, classrooms, negatives, darkrooms, digital cameras, Photoshop and cameraphones. Over the same period, my subjects have covered architecture, family, nature, surface and abandoned space.
   
For the past year or more, my photography has revolved in large part around my cameraphone. I’ve shot improvisationally wherever I was and whatever subject caught my fancy, processed the results on the fly, and posted them as possible. Vignette for Android has been my camera of choice and has provided the basis for the couple of filters I routinely use. I find a sense of captured moment in this method, and an emphasis on shooting images and not processing them, which appeals to me for now. When it comes to composition, I’m drawn to the nexus between detail and form, between abstracting the larger concrete and revealing the essential but ephemeral specifics of its nature.”
   

More of my mobile images can be found on Twitter at @kjfasimpaur, on Flickr at http://www.flickr.com/photos/93020772@N05/, or at http://www.kenfasimpaur.com

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Do get in touch via the Comment box or @ArtiPeep if you would like to be showcased. You’d be welcomed!

 

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