Dale M Reid
2nd Place - Merit of Excellence
"Oyster Mushroom 41"
Silver Gelatin. 2016. Image reminiscent of Blossfeldt's & Weston's work, founding fathers of photographic still life studies of natural forms. I have personalized the image through lighting technique.
Biography: Contemporary fine art photographer Dale M Reid took charge of her destiny by making a commitment to herself and her life partner and soulmate.
Reid’s belief in herself has allowed her to chart a new course in life as a full-time professional artist and transgender woman. As Dale transitioned through her new life journey, she developed technical skills, questioned convention, trusted her instincts, and with her passion, was able to craft a distinctive artistic voice. Her artwork ranges from classical to sensual to erotic and engages the viewer to question what they see.