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Location 20 miles from Philadelphia
Occupation Photog
About Me Bio as of August 4th 2010.


Carl Yeager, Bio
I first started photography in 1972. It was my boss who introduced me to photographic and darkroom work. My first chemical darkroom work began in 1973 and extended into the mid 80s. I prefer the PC darkroom work for myself now days. I do however think that the chemical dark room is very important experience for anyone who is serious about photo work.
I also owe a big part of my artistic discipline to artist Alan Magee with whom I had the pleasure to have as a friend and field trip companion. Other influences include artist Robert Seufert from Bucks County, Pa.
I finished out my studies and worked to curb my bad habits with Ted Wiatrowski, who had his Masters as a Photo journalist.
The last 25 years of my life I have been battling a neuromuscular disease. I live with a tracheotomy tube, a gift of life from my fine doctors. I have several limitations taking photos. Because my hands shake, I can only use a tripod. My long field trip days are over now, when I feel good it is one-two hours max if I’m lucky. In the last few years my vision has been affected to a large degree. This has only slowed me down. My love for my art is on a one to one basis, meaning my work is a 100 percent reflection of who I am. Thus it is a visual diary of people, places and things in good times and bad I have cherished and learned to accept all through the years. As of April 2010 I found myself back in the hospital again. The Doctors had to put me on a ventilator at night. This is a small price to pay to continue my art and to be with my family who without them I would not be around today.
I have a wife and two boys and live in Montgomeryville, Pa.


Epilogue, life.
After I was diagnosed in 1984 I became dormant for years thinking I was less of a man. It was not until September 13th of 1999 my life changed forever. I suddenly woke up in an ICU on life support and for the next 17 days began to realize what my life was all about. The love from my family, doctors and nurses let me live again. It was soon after I recovered that my creative force came back at a higher level to stay.
Since 1999 I have been working with experimental fine art, using Epson flatbed scanners. This process sometimes includes the use an analog 35mm film camera into a dedicated film scanner, in conjunction with the Digital Camera and a flatbed scanner. My scanner studies utilize real dimensional findings, no photos are scanned at any time for my output. I edit and enhance these pieces with Adobe Photoshop. This software is used for noise removal, digital airbrushing, lighting, and contrast control. This process requires innovative thinking and a significant amount of time. Most of my scans are done at 24 bit 300-800dpi.
I call this style,
Analog, digital, Scan experimental photographic art. (Adept)
This is not just an abstract, still life, digital art or altered.
This is a combination of many artistic disciplines.

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