I use a Lensbaby on my Sony mirrorless camera. Being originally a painter, I am a devotee of the use of  Photoshop. It has enabled me to make photos that satisfy my desire to seek out abstract composition as well as  the need to honor nature. I can't tell you what tools I use or how I get there.  Im an experimenter, or as I've said, tongue in cheek, an abstract expressionist photographer. The paper I most often print on is an antique lithography paper that was gifted me a few years back. It softens the image and lends a quality of pastels to the print that greatly enhances the images. often I will then go back into it with pastels to emphasis this quality.    

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