Painters and photographers have many overlaps. But first and foremost is our mutual love of light. Light captivates us and guides our creativity. We share this commonality in a way that modern languages have Greek and Latin word origins.
A canvas and a camera are so different yet they’re strangely unified in quite a few ways.
If I knew how to paint or if I knew how to draw it’s quite possible that I would’ve never picked up a camera. The ability of a painter or an illustrator or a sketch artist to practice their craft is something that I never tire of watching.
About the author: I am Stephen Kennedy, an experienced photographer specializing in creating environmental on-location portraits and corporate photo libraries for blue chip companies.