August 2014 Artist of the Month - Juliette.Gribnau

August 1, 2014 1:16 am

Tags: AOM, Juliette.Gribnau, Photography


file_506346.jpgEach month the Renderosity community votes on the Renderosity Artist Of The Month [AOM] ... August's AOM is Juliette.Gribnau!
We congratulate Juliette for an outstanding collection of works in the Photography Gallery!


Tell us a bit about yourself. Who is 'Juliette.Gribnau' ?

I am a dutch lady; 66 years of age, mother of 2 daughters, and a great lover of art, photography and nature. I've been a Renderosity member since 2004, and started out on the fractal and Terragen galleries, but since I got my first camera (Olympus e-410) I've been dedicated to photography.

How long have you been doing photography?

I got my first camera in 2008 and started immediately with it.

 

 

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Butterfly

 

Do you have any formal art education?

My education is difficult to explain in english,  but I am an educated and trained social worker (specialised for children and young adults).

What equipment is in your toolset?

My most used camera since May of this year is the Olympus OM-D-eM5; and the most used lenses are the 70x300mm; the 12x50mm and the 9x18mm. Because I shoot all my photos sitting in a scootmobile (I can walk no more than about 50 meters), I do not use a tripod or monopod.

 

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Early Morning Mood

 

What do you enjoy most about photography?

Nature, nature and nature (flowers, bugs, critters, birds).

 

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The Simple(?) Beauty of Grass-1

 

You are also an incredible Fractal Artist as well. Do you still dabble in Fractal art?

I sure do... mostly in winter; let's say : all the days that I can't go out with my camera. I still enjoy fractalling, and it's because of fractals that I discovered photography. The similarity between fractals (based on nature) and photography is fascinating (see, for example, how a fern-leaf is built... all basics of fractal art can be found in it).

What Fractal programs have you used, and which is a favorite?

My favorite (and the one I started with) still is : xenodream, but I also use UltraFractal-5 and Mandelbulb 3D.

 

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The Last of the Butterflies

 

What do you think your best piece of work is and why?

In fractal art, It still is "The Last of the Butterflies"... because it is a wonderful shape, but also because it tells all about what I feel about the world and environment issues.

Do you have any tips you would be willing to share on photography, or Fractal art?

I have only a couple tips, but they are very common: 1) keep your eyes and heart open; 2) practice, practice, and practice.

 

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Zuurbes (Berberis vulgaris)

 

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

It sure has... I am 10 years a member now, and I sure will stay as long as possible; I found friendships and a lot of knowledge... allthough I would love to see perhaps less compliments and more positive critiques (sometimes I don't dare to give a critique, because all other compliments on a certain upload are oh's and ah's and wows).

 

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Xenodream-Flame

 

We invite you to have a further look at Juliette.Gribnau's 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.


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peedy ( posted at 12:49PM Fri, 01 August 2014

Van harte gefeliciteerd! :-) Corrie

renderix ( posted at 6:03PM Fri, 01 August 2014

well deserved juliette;-) heel mooi !

GARAGELAND ( posted at 4:20AM Sat, 02 August 2014

WELL DESERVED !!!!!!!!! b.t.w. I came last in the voting, which is cool, as who came first and who came last are the ones people remember.

Juliette.Gribnau ( posted at 5:51AM Sat, 02 August 2014

thanx Corrie and Gunther

cfulton ( posted at 7:21AM Sun, 03 August 2014

Well done and congratulations, Juliette!

TranxG ( posted at 1:21PM Sun, 03 August 2014

Congratulations. Well deserved.

EyeOfTheBeholder ( posted at 2:11PM Sun, 03 August 2014

Congratulations on beibg voted AoM,it is well deserved.Your photography is stunning,and your fractal work inspired.Well done

myrrhluz ( posted at 4:20PM Sun, 03 August 2014

Very well deserved! You have a beautiful gallery!

photosynthesis ( posted at 8:28PM Sun, 03 August 2014

Congratulations - outstanding photography that deserves this recognition!

Mark-David-Rogers ( posted at 5:13PM Mon, 04 August 2014

Congratulations, fantastic work you are posting here, sometimes we only learn about an artist when they win AOM, look forward to visiting on a regular basis.

DreamlandModels ( posted at 9:58PM Mon, 04 August 2014

Beautiful work! Tom

bakapo ( posted at 1:47PM Tue, 05 August 2014

Congratulations!

auntietk ( posted at 1:57PM Tue, 05 August 2014

Congratulations, Juliette! You have a wonderful gallery. It's always a pleasure to view your work! I'm glad they chose your image of briza media to include in this feature ... it's among my favorites in your body of work.

Godin ( posted at 8:45AM Sun, 10 August 2014

Very Beautiful art! Congratulations :)

npauling ( posted at 8:03PM Mon, 11 August 2014

Congratulations Juliette on being AOM it is so well deserved. Your work is always fabulous with superb detail and I have always enjoyed learning so much about your subjects just from your captures.

lior ( posted at 5:33PM Sat, 16 August 2014

Well deserved :D

novelist999 ( posted at 5:17PM Sun, 24 August 2014

Great work! Congratulations!

algra ( posted at 6:47AM Sun, 31 August 2014

It's a well deserved recognition of your many talents and your art product which are the result.

IO4 ( posted at 11:29AM Sun, 31 August 2014

Congratulations:)


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