Pencil Vs Camera - 1

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This is an experimental work, the very first image of a long series.

Something new and a bit different, mixing reality and imagination...


Update: See THIS VIDEO showing some 18 Pencil Vs Camera

images in progress (with a small animation and original music).



For more information about my art:




This Is Experimental


A poem by Peter S. Quinn


This is experimental

A sketch of what I see

Contrast reality wall

Of what makes life be


A photo in its still

Or pencil drawing spin

Both seeing to fulfill

From sight and within


What comes here across?

Might be just a dream

Or a view in an emboss

That sometimes will seem

  • Mike Thomas PRO 5y

    Very creative!
  • Jenny Johnson 5y

    Artist/photographer Gregory Scott does stuff like this too, but he paints canvases and adds them to the landscape. They are sometimes hard to tell where the painting is they can be so realistic at times. Check him out.
  • beau-dog PRO 5y

    This is one of the best images ever!
    You deserve an award from...

    Best Images Ever
  • Stephen 5y

    Great series of this effect Ben
  • Giulia Zecchini 5y

    your shots are absolutely amazing!
  • Lia615 5y

    I placed this in a file called pics with soul. Merci beaucoup !

    The Lion(ess)
  • Sasa Vacevski 5y

    you have a true artistic soul, great series & idea
  • Karen H. 5y

    You have amazing talent!
  • Philipp Boisserée 5y

    just amazing wow
  • Vicki PRO 5y

    I love these!
  • M@¥R€€N@ 5y

    I have never seen anything like this before. What an unusual concept and such beautiful imagination!
  • Marcio CD 5y

    I received your photos via email that a friend sent me and I went searching to check if it was real. Simply amazing your work! Congratulations!
  • Naval Langa 5y

    I have seen your artwork posted here. I liked it. On my websites, I write articles about pencil drawings done by friends. Here are two of my review articles, I hope, you would like to look at.

  • gemaltes 5y

    hej, du hast fabelhafte ideen und eine feine art, sie umzusetzen. ich gratuliere!
  • PJ Georgiou 4y

    Seriously, how is this done? I love it!
  • spisharam 4y

    Creative to the Core! Love the idea!
  • Shameless5 4y

  • Cristina Arias In Nadalig 4y

    Esta serie "Pencil Vs Camera" es una maravilla...eres una artista singular , genuino, sumamente creativo , con una sensibilidad enorme...Congratulations!!! una embelesada admiradora de tus trabajos...siempre sorprendes!!
  • Barb Hale PRO 2y

    Very, very cool!
  • Sy Tan 11mo

    Very creative !!!!!!
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Taken on April 11, 2010
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