"No Problem Christian, not offended at all, the limitations of jpeg rather than the real thing, I'm happy to explain myself. I think I also show admiration for the original photo and what went into achieving it by painting it,
"Sorry Adam, I hope my comment didn’t come across as a personal attack. Appropriation in art is quite common and I didn’t mean to offend. Also, plagiarism was too strong a word to use, it’s just a moral concept anyway. And like Andy…"
"Hi Christian, it is directly from one of the 2 shots taken by HIRISE, but if you could see the original painting close up it is quite definitely a painting, it has a photographic feel from a little distance. I was painting that feel, not its…"
"My only critic here is: I would have rather seen a little different interpretation or differentiation from the original photo shot by HiRISE in March 2008, as it is virtually identical and could be construe as plagiarism."
Welcome to the site. I had a wee peek at your own site. Some great stuff there. Very unusual and compelling. I like the camoflage suit, especially the video. (Where the hell`s he hiding now?) Hearty congrats.