Deidra Leigh of Relic Imagery is an experimental, fine art photographer based out of Tampa Bay, Florida.  She creates surreal worlds and triggers visceral emotions through her photographic medium.  She has been published in Inked Magazine, Funky Fresh Magazine. Deidra Leigh has also been featured online with Dark Beauty Magazine.   She is locally involved in curating art shows and events in the Tampa Bay area.

Artist Statement 

Thank you for seeking out and being involved in my blog, my art, my life.   Photography is a driving force in my life.  What I love most about it, is our ability to transform our dreams and nightmares into surreal moments that reach, touch and affect the world around us.  A lasting idea like a tangible piece of poetry.   And…. I am a sucker for poetry.   Which is why I have a blog.   I can not contain my need to combine words and imagery together.  I have been shooting touching, obsessing about photography since i was 9 years old.    I love emotional art, I love expression, i love individuality.   I love strength, courage and evolution.   These things are important to me.   I am bare bones without this extension of my soul, this ability to create and give myself to the world around me.   What I do is not impossible for anyone to do, it is simply an obsessive desire to communicate.   Some of us communicate with song, with love, with words, I have chosen to share imagery.   It is a terrific tragedy to love something so much, so maddening and undefinable.  It is as if bleeding becomes a religion.   Chords we hear and share like children to the world.  This is what I have to offer the world, in blood types and fire storms.     Believe in what you love, give it all of you and watch it bloom.   Again, Thank you.


I am currently working on gallery showings, creating a book, traveling, sharing art and affecting the world around me.


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