About Mary and the Process
The flora of Florida is often my inspiration. However, even things such as a tiny pumpkin in the grocery store and a box of crayons have also attracted me!
The camera in a scanner shoots upward, subjects are placed face down. Yes, the objects are placed directly on the glass. Do not put the top down!
I often look at small things and wonder what they would look like when scanned and then greatly enlarged. Sometimes the actual results are disappointing, other times shockingly beautiful!
What Makes Them Look Like Paintings?
The word giclee (prounced zhee-klay,) is a French word meaning "to spray," referring to the inkjet printer method used to print my photographs.