As a follow-up to my previous blog post, here are a few ideas on how I am creating my art.
As a review you can't make images with a camera you leave behind! Remember, the camera you choose needs to have enough of a file to create larger images. That led me to the Micro 4/3rds system Panasonic Lumix GH2. I am really enjoying this lightweight camera that has interchangeable lenses. (Just a note - Bob is not sponsored by Panasonic and made the choice to go with the GH2 after trying several other lightweight alternatives.
A really fun by-product of shooting and gathering textures while you travel is watching people who see you taking a photo of some small detail, on a wall for example, come behind you and have this questioning look on their face. Then they try to take a photo of what they think you were photographing. Textures can be found everywhere and as you use this technique more and more you'll start to see how the different layers look together. Through my travels I've built an entire inventory of texture images.