Digital Images by David & Stephanie Salter
As a science professor, David used to develop teaching handouts that contained as much information as possible on a single page. That same approach has carried over into his photo collages as can be seen below. Although usually more informative or educational than artistic, collages serve useful purposes especially when there are space limitations such as in calendars and brochures. Identification keys are provided with all our wildlife collages.
Death Valley is a huge, diverse national park and trying to do justice to its diversity with a 12 photo calendar is not easy. The collage format allows for much better coverage. Click on Play> to begin slide show.
Doing a 12 photo calendar for an art gallery with many members leaves most members unrepresented. In the calendar below we used the collage format to include 88 artists which represented the bulk of our showing members. Click on Play> to start slide show.