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Hard Driving Digital Man



When his students ask him how they too can get up to speed with Photoshop and digital imaging, his advice is clear: the Hallmark Institute of Photography in Turner's Falls, Massa-chusetts. "Their one year course is all you need."

Lynch recently shot his friend's five-foot iguana, Iggy, digitally, that is. "I was at his house and realized, 'This thing's a dinosaur, I want to photograph him!' So he brought him over and I set up a white sweep and shot him with the MegaVision S2. I took a very high-res closeup of a PC board with the T2 and layered them together in Photoshop. I adjusted opacity and did layer blends, basically painting the image as an artist would."

Lynch, the Corporation

While marketing himself through postcards, and emails, Lynch gets a great amount of work through word of mouth. But it's his hardy work ethic that drives him in the lean times.

"Somebody told me years ago. I think it was Clint: 'You're a corporation and every day you have to do something for your corporation.' That made sense to me, because if you want to make a living at this, you've got to work at it."

Lynch, the corporation, is definitely positioned for success. Kind of like Lynch himself.

For more of Lynch's work, www.thedigitalphotofactory.com

TIM LYNCH'S GEAR BOX

Medium-Format Cameras
Mamiya 645
Pentax 67

Large-Format Camera
Sinar F

Digital Backs
MegaVision S2 and T2

Digital Darkroom
Macintosh G4s
Custom-built Windows NT PC
Gateway PC
Polaroid 120 scanner
Epson 1200 and Stylus 800 printer
ViewSonic flat screen
Adobe Photoshop 7.0
CD burners


   







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