posted on 5th of may, 2009

I would like to introduce myself to the community.

I am a professional artist whom has expanded her resume to include photography.

Watching me grow and improve, my mentor John DeBorg, suggested that I give this a try. I have improved over that last six months and continue to shoot whenever, whatever I can.

Currently I have 24" x 36" canvas panels of the LocaLandmarks of Kerrville hanging in an insurance agency that moved to a new location.

From May 21 - June 7 the Kerrville Folk Festival is holding its annual 18 day festival. I will be having a booth for the first time.

I hope you enjoy my work and find it inspiring if nothing else.

The above photo is what I term "super-macro" as i am using a 70mm-300mm zoom/macro lens with a +10 magnifying filter.

Anything above 70 mm creates too much distortion.

I also have three stackable magnifying filters. +1, +2, and +4. Together this makes +7 maganification on a 18mm-55mm camera.

I am fascinated by water drops, a passion that began when I was at my Daddy's Mom's house in the Ozarks and sitting on the front porch in her old creaking rocking chair, I noticed rainbows everywhere. Dew drops. As I rocked, the colors changes, sometimes dissapearing altogether.

I trieed to shoot water drops with my old point and shoot,but just wasn't able to get the look I was looking for.

I hope you enjoy my photographs as much as i enjoyed taking them. Be good and I'm glad to be a member of the Dreamstime Family!

Their rejections have more than helped me pay attention to much more than ever thought needed. But it is working out and I now have 14 images out of who knows how many I've submitted.

Take care

Comments (4)

Comment by Rebeccaosborn on May 06, 2009

welcome to Dt and good luck with your pics on here!


Comment by Mani33 on May 05, 2009

I am learning a lot here, think I did the right thing in joining this community, good luck :)

Comment by Irisangel on May 05, 2009

Welcome to DT and good luck!!!

Comment by Wildmac on May 05, 2009

You have beautiful pictures in your portfolio. I've had heaps of rejections too :0) at the moment I only have 10 photos online, but the rejections have really made me lift my game. I'm much more focused when I'm out shooting and I see things in much more detail when I'm out walking now. I used to miss so much. Photography has opened up a whole new world of possibilities. Have a good day!

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Photo credits: Karen Musick.

About me

Karen Musick is a versatile artist who is a self-taught photographer. She has medical issues dealing with intractable pain, photography calms down her pain levels by giving her distraction of beauty photo.

Kerrville, US

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