Portraits Of Shelter Dogs

TweetShare  This project will be on going as long as I am able to photograph our homeless, Shelter dogs of the Pennsylvania SPCA. my purpose for this project is to somehow provide some dignity to these dogs. Cover Photo: Gram: Gram is a two year old Pit Bull Terrier who is going on two months …

Take A Deep Breath

TweetShare  This not my photography, therefore, I’m not selling prints of this , just merely sharing it…The original Photo was shared on Google+ and I liked it so much, I decided to download it and create a painting out it. after doing some searching, I found out where the original image came from videobuzzy.com. Unfortunately, …

Sunrise Patrol

TweetShare  I recently let my Geek Flag fly. My first foray into Sci-Fi digital concept art came from me testing a lens that I purchased on Ebay. I’m not very happy with my lens but I am happy with the results of my test. My “Sunrise Patrol”  digital painting is a composite image of a …

A framed digital Painting by Rusty Smith

Sun Flowers & Daisies Still Life – Digital Painting

TweetShare  It’s February 24th. It’s 71 degrees here in Philadelphia. So why am I in front of my computer screen with the screaming of my heat-sink fan in the background? Because I started this project when it was 40 degrees colder a couple of days ago. That’s why. I approached this project using my usual …

Bouquet Of Spring Flowers-Digital Painting

TweetShare  A departure from my usual chiaroscuro  still life digital paintings, I want to offer a little taste of Spring in my collection. This a photograph that I shot  on February 16, 2017 and gave the image a n Impressionistic all-prima treatment in Photoshop. I use custom brushes designed by David Cole and manipulated by …

The Fairmount Water works

TweetShare  A little history of Philadelphia, PA. The Water Works was constructed between 1812 and 1815, on the east bank of the Schuylkill River pumped water up the hill into a large reservoir atop Faire Mount (now site of the Philadelphia Museum of Art). a 1,600-foot-long (490 m) dam was built across the Schuylkill to …

Screenshot of my Viewbug Rankings

2016 View Bug Overall Rankings Are In

TweetShare  One of my photo sharing networks I frequently participate in is VieBug.com . I signed up back in March of 2016 . I uploaded 43 of my best images taken during the year. I was very surprised that I ranked up in the top 10% of photographers world-wide. Viewbug is a photo sharing network …

An Image of an old woman walking by an old piano set out on the crb for trash

Why I Am Attracted To Trash

TweetShare  Trash Day is the day that I carry my a camera with me wherever I go. People throw away some really cool stuff! I’m like a little boy when it comes to refuse.My childhood counterpart and I would forage through a pile of broken lawnmower engines that were discarded by the park groundskeepers in …

Pennsylvania SPCA locations

Shelter Dogs-Series

TweetShare  I work with the Pennsylvania S.P.C.A. on a volunteer basis. I shoot pictures of the dogs in the shelter that need to be adopted. Every week I make a list of dog listings up for adoption that do not have photographs of them. A picture is worth 1,000 words on the listings. All of …