Hi there, and welcome!  bortmasphoto. is art and culture event photography. we love dance, and other performance based antics, as well as portraits, photo booths and fancy parties.

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Check out Currents to view the latest round of crazy photo booths from Trauma and the Columbus Creative Industry Mixer.


Light painting with dancers. More at OneSentence


PhotoGraphic Novels. 

I grew up with comic books. There was a lot of Disney and Archie before I found Detective Comics, starring Batman. I loved the art of it, and there were a lot of compelling story lines.

It's been a long time since I've been in a comic book store. The heroes I grew up on have franchises now. But, even though I haven't added more paper to the collection, I do still enjoy sequential art as a means of storytelling.

I tried the pencil and ink route, but this is more my speed.


We've all heard of 'trashing the dress'. roygbv flips that scenario by creating a wearable item (even if only once) utilizing colorful trash. This project is sourced primarily from dumpsters on OSU, during their annual Campus Move Out, between July and August. more...

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