Sometimes a photo isn't the best choice. Sometime the right photo would be to costly to take. Sometimes something new must be created. To me digital art is an extension of graphic design that uses many of the same tools, to create something new. Whether through compositing photos, photo manipulation, digital painting, or from a combination of techniques.
Different artists have natural talents that drive their art in very different directions. If what your looking for is outside our style, or ability, we will happily consult, or help you get in touch with a designer whose skills fit your illustration needs.