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Ray Congrove

Ray Congrove

Davenport, IA

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Iowa based Photographer. My name is Ray Congrove, and I've been exposed to photography since childhood. I watched my Dad make enlargements in his home darkroom when I was 5 years old. We've come a long way in photography since those days wrapped in red safe light. From Junior High, on till today, photography has held a place of significance in my life. After High School, I entered the United States Navy as a Photographer's Mate, and achieved the rank of Petty Officer 2nd Class. I only served 5 years, but it was a very intense time for me photographically. I've shot with everything from instamatic cameras to very large process cameras, the largest having a vacuum film back that was 6 foot by 6 foot in size. I have since moved on from film based photography, and am now enjoying the new world of digital photography. Sometimes I miss the old ways of the darkroom, but find the lessons learned there still come in handy in the digital age. It is with great pleasure that I continue my photographic journey, and share what I find with the viewers here on Fine Art America. The name of which is somewhat misleading, as I enjoy seeing viewers and receiving comments from all over the world on this site. Every artist here would love to sell their images, but that doesn't happen every day, so suffice to say, it's an honor to be viewed. Some of the comments I receive, are priceless to me, and make the experience of being here on Fine Art America a real joy. I hope some of my images will connect with people. That's really all I hope for. Thanks for stopping by..

 

Gothic Barn by Ray Congrove

 

That Thistle by Ray Congrove

 

International Harvester by Ray Congrove

 

Hay Field by Ray Congrove

 

Onion by Ray Congrove

 

The Lure Of Fishing by Ray Congrove

 

Farm Drive by Ray Congrove

 

Private Property by Ray Congrove

 

Tall Barn by Ray Congrove

 

Two Baby Ducks by Ray Congrove

 

Rugged Life by Ray Congrove

 

Bee At Work by Ray Congrove

 

Corona Extra by Ray Congrove

 

Day Lilly by Ray Congrove

 

Hanging Flowers by Ray Congrove

 

Summer Flower by Ray Congrove

 

Happy Squirrel by Ray Congrove

 

One Room School by Ray Congrove

 

Forest Grove School by Ray Congrove

 

Public Restroom by Ray Congrove

 

Hillary by Ray Congrove

 

Orchids In Gray by Ray Congrove

 

Bed Of Orchids by Ray Congrove

 

Lady Mallard by Ray Congrove

 

Mallard On Patrol by Ray Congrove

 

Canada Geese by Ray Congrove

 

Mallard Courtship by Ray Congrove

 

Bridge Lights by Ray Congrove

 

Bridge In The Night by Ray Congrove

 

Under The Bridge by Ray Congrove

 

Spring Flower by Ray Congrove

 

Mallard Launcher by Ray Congrove

 

Lady Mallard by Ray Congrove

 

Flower Shades Of Gray by Ray Congrove

 

Tulips Rising by Ray Congrove

 

Orange Flowers by Ray Congrove

 

Flowers In Light by Ray Congrove

 

Goose On Ice by Ray Congrove

 

Eagle Sky by Ray Congrove

 

Seagull Landing by Ray Congrove

 

Ornamental Art by Ray Congrove

 

Christmas Ornamments by Ray Congrove

 

Rockabilly by Ray Congrove

 

Open Tuning by Ray Congrove

 

Impression Of Fall by Ray Congrove

 

Scrap Metal by Ray Congrove

 

Piano Solo by Ray Congrove

 

Waiting By The Garden by Ray Congrove