Rod Melotte
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Rod Melotte

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Photography – Madison, WI

When I create a photographic image I want people to actually \"look\" at it as opposed to just \"seeing\" it. I strive to make conversation pieces out of scenes that people \"see\" all the time but rarely \"look\" at. You could call me an impressionist as I try to stir emotions and memories as opposed to recreating the exact scene in front of my camera lens. Using a myriad of different software and camera techniques I\'ll sit down at my keyboard with a new image and like a musical instrument just start to \"jam\". Painting with my mouse. Oh, I\'ll have a vague direction but I won\'t know exactly where I\'ll end up until I\'m there. Some say technology is cold and impersonal. For me technology has opened up entire worlds that I had been waiting for all my life. ...more