photography artist—fine art photography—street photographer/painter

pHoTo ArT (photographic arts) Toronto fine-art photographer artist/street photographer/painter (photo artist) draws on fine art photography, street photography and photojournalism (called fotomodés) to produce photographic stills (contemporary art studies—artist renderings) to create oil paintings; and help bridge the gap between photography and art. Torontonian—Mihály from Montréal, Ontario, Canada.

Greetings and salutations from Toronto Canada! my name is MeHi (my internet pen name); pronounced me-high; also known as [m]—the artist MeHi.

I’m a Montréal-born Torontonian artist (painter/sculptor) drawing on fine art photography, street photography and photojournalism (I’ve termed fotomodés) to produce photographic stills to create oil paintings; and help bridge the gap between photography and art.

The aim of my projects (assignments & stories) is to gather a collection of photographic stills (art studies—artist renderings if you like) preparatory to printing on canvas; with brush stokes of paint layered on top, a steadfast aim to deliver my vision; the way I see things in my mind—a snapshot; that reflects who I am, of how I see the world and live my life.

As of late; photography invaded me passionately—I love taking spontaneous, artful shots; full of passion, feeling and fun—of beautiful things; capturing reality with a good story behind it.

— what's on my mind —

A Colourblind Artist
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Dealing with Colour Blindness as an Artist Being creative, not worrying about your eyes to staging your talents to an audience is often taken for granted by most visual artists. I’ve seen schoolmates at art class pluck colours seamlessly... Read More

Street photography—the way I see it
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street  photographer… Looking around at available resources I see that there is a overwhelming misconception concerning Street Photography. It’s interesting to read the vast interpretations of what people think, or want to claim their own, and some academics try to tame a creative reaction—giving... Read More

The Face | Non-commissioned Portraits
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The Face “Non-commissioned portraits of everyday people” is a new photo assignment for me that might generate some inspiration for a photo to painting project in the near future. People like looking at people. For me the most interesting of all... Read More

Photographic Art Style; what’s my Style?
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What Photography Genre do I fall into? Many people like, or feel the need to peg activity into profession; then into speciality. I understand it’s the human condition to be competitive, and if you say your a photographer, the... Read More