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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..

 

Ford Crestline by Ray Congrove

 

American Dream Revisited by Ray Congrove

 

Lifetime In Music by Ray Congrove

 

Moody Blues by Ray Congrove

 

Moody Blues by Ray Congrove

 

Roller Mill by Ray Congrove

 

Modern Machines by Ray Congrove

 

Millstone by Ray Congrove

 

Reaching To The Sun by Ray Congrove

 

Love Me Dew by Ray Congrove

 

I See You by Ray Congrove

 

Photo Bomb by Ray Congrove

 

Morning Blossom by Ray Congrove

 

Time Machine by Ray Congrove

 

Walk To The Mill by Ray Congrove

 

Burial Plot by Ray Congrove

 

Pine Creek Bridge by Ray Congrove

 

Farmstead by Ray Congrove

 

Farm Field by Ray Congrove

 

Musicians Local by Ray Congrove

 

Santa In Window by Ray Congrove

 

Glass Block Windows by Ray Congrove

 

Amontillado Window Co. by Ray Congrove

 

Blue Door Inc. by Ray Congrove

 

Almost Ivy by Ray Congrove

 

Cracker Factory Window by Ray Congrove

 

Old Window by Ray Congrove

 

Brick And Mortar by Ray Congrove

 

Old Cabin Door by Ray Congrove

 

Duck Under Glass by Ray Congrove

 

Decoy In Window by Ray Congrove

 

Log Cabin by Ray Congrove

 

Boot Hill by Ray Congrove

 

End Of The Line by Ray Congrove

 

Caboose by Ray Congrove

 

Apartment Door by Ray Congrove

 

Sunflower by Ray Congrove

 

Bartels Building by Ray Congrove

 

Wisconsin Avenue by Ray Congrove

 

Charge In Sepia by Ray Congrove

 

Blue By Day by Ray Congrove

 

Blue By Night by Ray Congrove

 

Open Bar by Ray Congrove

 

Store Window by Ray Congrove

 

Late Night Pizza by Ray Congrove

 

Alley Window by Ray Congrove

 

War Memorial by Ray Congrove

 

Library Dome by Ray Congrove