Friday, September 23, 2011

Goth Photography By: WhiteOak

When we look up the word "Gothic" it means: a style of architecture originating in France in the middle of the 12th century. It is also related to designating the style of painting, sculpture, etc.

I happen to see a lot of beauty in old Victorian and/or Vintage Gothic sculptures. To photograph the kind of sculptures I am looking for; the most obvious place to photograph is in the cemetery. I have a great respect for the dead, so when I do photography in cemeteries, I try my best to never photo the name of the person who is buried in that spot and if by chance a name does come through I delete that section of the photo or will delete the photo all together.

After I upload the photos, I take them into another computer program and do adjustments and add special effects to enhance the photo and/or to make the photo look even older. I happen to find the Goth culture very beautiful; I love the uniqueness they bring to the world. That is another reason why I have labeled this series my Goth Series, because of the uniqueness of the shots I have taken.

I have my Goth Series located in my Halloween Zazzle Gallery at :WhiteOak's Halloween. I am always adding more designs, so please be sure to stop by often.

This Angel was one of the most beautiful unique old Angels in the Cemetery.
I love old Crosses especially Cross that look like this one.
Angel in the Intro Photo, Available Here:
I would like to thank Eva, (WhiteOak) for being a guest writer for this blog. Congratulations on your Halloween shop on Zazzle.

Contact me if you too would like to be a guest writer. It does not have to be about a Zazzle shop. 

WhiteOak's favorite subject is Halloween. Read all about Haunted Writings, a collection of scary and entertaining Halloween articles.

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Sandy Mertens, (also known as Sandyspider, sandyspiderbite and SandyM online, plus a few others not listed). Began online as an internet marketer and soon found a passion for writing. An online writer and researcher who enjoys photography, art, graphics art, web design and working on blogging.

Looking for a change of career, Sandy opened up her first website . With a premade template, she soon used this as a guide to learn HTML and create all her websites from scratch. The eBook site does not look anything like the original one.

A website directory was created to show where to find Sandy, This directory is a work in process and has only a portion of where she can be found.

Discovering the creative side, she opened up several CafePress shops. A year later opened up her first Zazzle shop. She now has two shops:

Her designs can also be found on under Sandy Mertens on 3Drose.. These designs are on Amazon. Type in the product listed from the website or her name in Amazon to find these products.