Digital Artist — using photographs to simulate traditional paintings. Specializing in family portraits, pets, horses as well as paintings from travel photography. She lived and worked abroad for over 16 years which gave her the opportunity to photograph various parts of the world mainly in Europe and Asia. In 2008, upon her final return to Virginia from overseas, Susan became an active member of the Northern Virginia Photographic Society (NVPS). Her fondness for photography has developed into a passion for creating fine art digital paintings. With the use of digital technology, she developed a technique for my photographs that identify the individuality of my work as she tries to capture the spirit of Watercolor and Impressionist paintings using a computer, tablet and stylus. She is the recipient of numerous awards and honors including the NVPS Awards of “Photographer of the Year” for 2009 and 2010.