Me So, about Daryl Clark

I was born and raised in the North Georgia area and currently still reside there.  I have always enjoyed art of all forms, but I am a very technically minded person and, therefore, creating art has not been easy for me.

I received my first digital camera in December of 2002.  It was just a point and shoot, had good resolution at the time (though anything today puts it to shame) and was perfect for what I used it for at the time.  In July 2007 I was fortunate enough to be able to shoot with a Canon Digital Rebel and my eyes were opened to a whole new world.  I began really learning what a camera could do, great works of art.

I was fortunate enough to get some professional training in the use of “real” cameras.  This just whet my appetite for more.  I began using Photoshop and other image editing programs (thank God for the price tag of GIMP!) to post process my photos.  I first learned how to selectively remove color from photos (What an amazing art technique), since have learned many other techniques.  I believe you can never have too many tools.

In November 2009, I began using a Canon 50D and the world of photography took off.  And in August 2010, I learned the HDR process.

I began shooting a Nikon D90 in January 2011 and have nothing but good things to say for it.

In March 2011 I decided to start the daily photo blog Just Shooting Memories.

5 Responses to About Me

  1. Sandra (Skaggs)Newsome says:

    Hello, I am your Dad’s cousin so that makes me your second cousin I think. The pictures are gorgeous. You did such a good job. You are right about all the new technologies they have today, it is much easier to take and edit pictures. Keep up the good work. Loved it… Sandy

  2. Daryl, as you know, I already like you. But what you may not know is that I am thoroughly impressed with this website! Everything from the photos to the helpful tutorials to the beautiful children on this site impress me! Keep up the great work Buddy!

  3. Dorothy Nelson says:

    I would like to use your photo of the FPC of catersville of make note cards for my daughter host family. She is leaving to go to Ireland on June 27 2012 for a mission trip with FPC & I would like your permision to use or how much would you charge me to use it? I think this would be a great hostes gift.

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