August 2012 Artist of the Month - Jaykayyorks

Each month the Renderosity community votes on the Renderosity Artist Of The Month [AOM] ... August's AOM is Jaykayyorks!

We congratulate Jaykayyorks for an outstanding collection of works in the Photography Gallery!

Who is 'Jaykayyorks' ?

I'm 40 years old, mother of 4 and have been taking pictures for the last 5 years. I started with a fuji 9600 bridge camera and I now shoot with a Nikon D700. I took the plunge 18 months ago, and now I am a full-time photographer.

I have no formal qualifications for photography, I am self taught.

Mono Version

What software do you use and why?

I use Photoshop CS3 for my editing, as I can't seem to get on with CS4 or 5 and as the saying goes if it isnt broken don't fix it :-)


Who, or what, inspires you?

I am inspired more by the world around me than other artists, although I do like looking at others' work - that inspires me to try harder.

What do you enjoy most about Photography?

The most enjoyable part of photography for me is capturing that one second that will never be there again, building memories for others to look at.

Bridal Prep

Do you have any tips you would be willing to share on shooting?

The only tips I can give, really, are always listen to cc that is given to you, noone knows it all and we are always learning, so don't be too precious about your work and listen to others. Shoot what you enjoy, it shows in your work. Never be scared to step out of your comfort zone, as you might enjoy it and always push yourself to do more.

Amur Tiger

How has this online community (Renderosity) enhanced your work, relationships, and learning?

Being part of this community has encouraged me to shoot more, so I have more to share. I have listened to cc when given and have appreciated all comments and views.

Do you have any parting comments, or advice for other artists?

Thank you to everyone who has voted for me and has taken the time to look at my work, it's very much appreciated.

We invite you to have a further look at Jaykayyorks' Renderosity Gallery!

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Artist of the Month is highlighting a talented Renderosity artist that has been nominated by mods and admins, and voted by the community. Recognition is given to this member for their collection of works for that year.

Since we only select one AOM per month, it is not about their works for that particular month. Instead, it is about highlighting a talented artist's works for that year, and they are recognized during that month.

To learn more about Renderosity's Artist Of The Month [AOM] award, and to view our past AOM's, please visit the AOM page.

Member Opinions:
By: lyron on 8/2/12

By: beachsidelegs on 8/2/12
Stunning Photo's...Congratulation's :)

By: MrsLubner on 8/2/12
My choice, as well. This gallery...this photographer has thrilled me for a long time. The consistency of quality and imagination is a skill all it's own. Congratulations!

By: UVDan on 8/3/12
Congratulations on your selection for Artist of the Month!

By: arlivre on 8/4/12
Stunning gallery, congratulations !!

By: Jaykayyorks on 8/4/12
wow, thank you very much, so many great artists on here i am really honoured, thanks again :-)

By: Meisiekind on 8/5/12
What a wonderful gallery! I have been admiring your work for the longest of time. You are so talented across all genres. Congartulations and very well deserved.

By: cfulton on 8/5/12
So very well deserving of the recognition.

By: soffy on 8/9/12
Congrats,you have a wonderful Gallery********

By: Danny_Gordon on 8/12/12
Congratulations, well deserved

By: virginiese on 8/12/12
a stunning artist for sure ! A great gallery Bravo !

By: SIGMAWORLD on 8/16/12

By: gmfraizer on 8/19/12
Congratulations! Nice gallery! Nice eyes by the way!

By: dojang6 on 8/25/12

By: jif3d on 9/1/12
Who needs qualifications with results like this !
Good luck with you future photography and well done on AOM !
~Cheers~ :o)

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