Dave Gastineau is an Atlanta, GA based fine art photographer. He received his BFA in Photography from The Art Institute of Atlanta in 2006. Dave specializes in traditional analog black and white and alternative processes; he will occasionally use digital cameras when the need arises. He also enjoys painting abstract compositions and is now exploring these techniques in his art. Having always been a photographer, painting is a new way for him to exercise his creative process.
During his studies, He fell in love with Alternative Photographic Processes. The techniques used in his alternative processes create one of a kind prints, these images can never be made the exact same way again making them truly unique. He enjoys the challenge of these techniques to successfully have somewhat controllable results. But, much of the beauty is in never knowing exactly how each print will turn out. He finds surrendering to the process and letting the elements dictate the outcome quite invigorating. Dave is constantly driven to be creative and finds inspiration everywhere, which is reflected in the variety of images he creates.