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Lily Lake
TitleLily Lake
Artwork DescriptionA color photograph featuring the reflection of thin tree trunks in a blue lake. In the lake, near the top of the photograph, are tuffs of white grass, and leaves floating, and perhaps falling into, the lake surface.
Description on ObjectDeborah De Wit; Lily Lake; photograph; justice
LC SubjectPhotography
Nature photography
Landscape photography
Outdoor photography
Trees in art
Color photography
AAT Subjectcolor photography
nature photography
CreatorMarchant, Deborah DeWit
About the ArtistDeborah DeWit was born in 1956 in Portland. Oregon. Four weeks after her birth, her mother returned with her to South America to re-join the rest of the family. She grew up traveling with her family and living in such places as the Philippines, New York, Minnesota, South Carolina, Florida, El Salvador, Colorado, Scotland and finally ended up in Portland in 1979. Photography was never a career choice and she entered Cornell University as an Agronomy major. After two years she decided to give her hobby, photography, more serious attention and moved to Colorado where her parents were living at the time. In order to finance her endeavors, she cheffed in restaurants for two years and in her spare time roamed the mountains outside Denver looking and experimenting with her camera. In 1978 she left for Scotland, where she worked on a farm, driving tractors, hoeing turnips and moving cattle from field to field. It was here that her real passion developed. The skies and the hills and the wildnes
Artist URL
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Award Date(s)1988
Materials/Techniquecolor photo
Source Formatslide
Artwork SiteSalem Oregon. Court of Appeals. Justice Center
Location5th floor entry; 510 entry
Site Address1163 State Street, Salem Oregon
CountyMarion County, Oregon
Image Processing HistoryMaster tiff image captured at 4000 pixels across the long edge using SilverFast AI 6.0 software. Digital images in tiff format are archived and saved. Adobe Photoshop CS2 used to reorient and crop image, set and neutralize shadow and highlight points, adjust levels, contrast and sharpen as needed. Second production tiff saved. Color profile converted from Adobe RGB (1998) to sRGB IEC61966-2.1, resolution revised to 125 pixels, resize longer dimension to 875 pixels; save display jpeg at quality level 6.
RightsCopyright is retained by the artist or author. All rights reserved.
ContributorsUniversity of Oregon Libraries; Oregon Arts Commission
PublisherUniversity of Oregon Libraries
Digital Collection TitleUniversity of Oregon. Libraries. Oregon Public Percent for Art Digital Collection.
Contributing InstitutionContributing Institution
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