About the Author

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Larry Kiesel
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Blurbarian Since April 2009
Name Larry Kiesel
My Web Site www.malearts.com
Location Palm Desert, California 92260
Gender Male
My Occupation Retired Photographer
My Bio Having discovered photography in high school, my interest has continued over the years. I have had experience with large format cameras (4x5), medium format cameras (2-1/4) and small format cameras (35mm), but now have advanced to digital cameras. This type of photography allows for using a "dry darkroom" - the computer. The ease of shooting the picture, immediately evaluating, cropping and enhancing the image is very exciting. After years of working in a wet darkroom, the change is not only cleaner, but offers more flexibility. Because computers can do far more things than conventional photography, the digital world allows far more creativity.

Working in my own graphics and typesetting business for over 30 years gave me an early introduction to computers and the sophistication of the new graphics programs. I have taken thousands of images and these books have given me incentive to find new models to photograph, so this will be a continuing process.



Things I Don't Mind The World Knowing

Spoiler alert: I'm thinking my next book will be about...
another model in my collection.