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Each image may be purchased as a canvas print, framed print, metal print, and more! Every purchase comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee.
True Blue #3 by Karl Ford
True Blue #2 by Karl Ford
True Blue #1 by Karl Ford
Red-Shoulder Hawk by Karl Ford
The Red Dress by Karl Ford
White Pelican Cruising by Karl Ford
White Pelican Wingspan by Karl Ford
Spoonbill Wingspan by Karl Ford
Spoonbill Maestro by Karl Ford
Dust Farming by Karl Ford
Butterfly Dream by Karl Ford
Rainbow to Nowhere by Karl Ford
On Edge by Karl Ford
Cleavage by Karl Ford
Stealth Heron by Karl Ford
Resting Dragonfly by Karl Ford
Osprey Feast by Karl Ford
Magic Dragon by Karl Ford
Congress of Vultures by Karl Ford
Soaring Eagle by Karl Ford
Making Hay by Karl Ford
Fixation by Karl Ford
Preening Spoonbill by Karl Ford
If Looks Could Kill by Karl Ford
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About Karl Ford
My pursuit of photography as an expression of art began in 1970 at the age of 21 and in the U.S. Army in Vietnam. Before that, cameras were just toys. While going through my “rite of passage,” I experienced a conscious awakening. I had never seen good photography before, and when I did at this time, it was an epiphany. I knew then that photography would be a big part of my life.
I started out in darkrooms, of course, with chemicals and celluloid. My transition to digital was gradual as the technology improved and is now complete. Although digital is easily manipulated, my approach is to be as objective as possible. I try to stay true to the original visual experience. This approach forces me to look outside of myself instead of dwelling on inner preoccupations.
Although, technically, I'm self-taught, I have a degree in Television Production, which provided employment with industry (Mack Trucks, Inc.) and government (U.S. Dept. of Transportation). My experience with photography proved invaluable while working in this field.
I'm currently living in Florida after living most of my life in northern United States, specifically the Boston area. I sell my work at fairs, through my website, or just word-of-mouth. I believe FAA will give me another venue to display my art and, hopefully, make some money through it.