Dan Houck @ Frogdawg Fotografix

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Address51 Golden LN
Leicester, NC 28748-6402
United States
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Dan Houck - Fine art, railroad, nature and landscape photographer based in western North Carolina. A veteran photographer with over five decades of experience behind the lens, Dan has worked with a wide variety of cameras and equipment, from the fabled Kodak Brownie to state of the art medium format digital cameras. Over the years, Dan has been involved in a broad spectrum of photography. Dan has taught photography courses to beginners and experts alike, covering a wide gamut of topics from Introductory Photography to Forensic Photography. In addition to being an accomplished photographer and educator, Dan has won numerous awards, has been published on a regular basis and had his work displayed in galleries across North America and Europe.

Artist Statement -

Dan Houck (°1956, Baumholder, Germany) is an artist who mainly works with photography. By taking daily life as subject matter while commenting on the everyday aesthetic of social values, Houck often creates work using creative viewing tactics. During creation, different rules apply than in everyday life and even mundane objects can become elegant and inviting.

His photos are based on inspiring situations: visions that reflect a sensation of indisputability and serene contemplation, combined with subtle details of odd or eccentric, humoristic elements. By creating situations and breaking the passivity of the spectator, he wants the viewer to become part of the art as a kind of added component. Art is entertainment: to be able to touch the work, as well as to interact with the work is important.

His works are characterized by the use of everyday objects in an atmosphere in which recognition plays an important role. By exploring the concept of landscape in a nostalgic way, he investigates the dynamics of landscape, including the manipulation of its effects and the limits of spectacle based on our assumptions of what landscape means to us. Rather than presenting a factual reality, an illusion is fabricated to conjure the realms of our imagination.

His works establish a link between the landscape’s reality and that imagined by its conceiver. These works focus on concrete questions that determine our existence. Dan Houck currently lives and works in Leicester, NC.

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Daniel Brent Houck
51 Golden Lane
Leicester, NC 28748

email: Frogdawg_Foto@charter.net

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Guestbook for Dan Houck
Randall Sons(non-registered)
It was nice meeting you in ingles. Looking forward to seeing more pictures.
Howard K(non-registered)
Hi Shipmate, Looks like you've found your calling. These are really nice pictures sir. Keep up the good work, i'll pop in once in awhile to check out your new photos.
Take care you old sea dog.
Love the flahrs!!
dan, i'm very empressed. your pic's are amazing.. wow, i just remodled my bathrm i need pic's got anything norticle, my whole house has anything to do w/ dolphins, ocean beach, lighthouse, shells, etc. i have a net in the living rm that i put unique things i find washed up on the beach...but my bathrm has green/cream. got any pic's i can buy from you to put on my wall? keep up the great work...its awsome
John Tompkins(non-registered)
Hey Dan what happen to all of your other Wonderful and Beautiful pictures? I love your site. . Beautiful pictures.