My wife Ann is an extremely talented artist. She had a career as a fashion illustrator just after studying art at the Fashion Institute of Technology, (FIT). In recent years she has been studying Classical Realism. Below is a couple examples of her paintings. I hope you can come out and see more of Ann’s painters at the exhibit “People Places Things” April 19 and 20. Until then enjoy these images of her paintings. Thanks.
Below is the postcard for the upcoming exhibit “People Places Things”. This is a group exhibit at Ashawagh Hall in East Hampton. Our good friend and painter Eileen Skretch organized the exhibit, and invited Ann and I to participate. I hope that we can get a good turnout this is the first time my wife Ann will be exhibiting her paintings. I will post a couple of her paintings for your enjoyment.
Many photographers have a muse. A person who inspires them to create works of art. I don’t know if Sam qualifies as a true muse, but he needs a couple of walks a day. When he is getting into trouble around the house it is time to take hime out for a good run, and what better place then the beach in winter. Taking Sam for these beach runs gets me out of the house. On these trips I try to bring a camera. Sam loves to run, and will run back and forth on the sand. Many times he will run right into a photo ruining the composition with his foot prints, eager smile, or both. I have countless photos of Sam’s dog prints. One day it might be fun to have an exhibit of his footprints. I felt as a good assistant he deserved his credit, and wanted to share his happy face with others. Thanks
A few days ago I had some time to walk around the dunes at Flying Point Beach in Water Mill. I had Sam my Duck Tolling Retriever with me. A close eye on the dog was needed for fear he would get into trouble or swim in the frigid waters. At one time he got himself trapped in a maze of fencing designed to hold sand on the dunes. I did manage to get a few photos, and had some fun converting them to black and white. Playing with the red filter adjustment in Silver Efex 2 made ordinary photos more dramatic. Below are a few photos from the day’s walk, hope you enjoy them.
Yesterday March 2nd we had the reception for the exhibit at The Rosalie Dimon Gallery at The Jamesport Manor Inn. The threat of a major snowstorm hurt the attendance, but we still had a good turnout and everyone had a good time. The wine and artisan cheeses were exceptional and The Jamesport Manor Inn staff were excellent host. The exhibit is up until April 30th. If you didn’t make it yesterday because of the weather there is plenty of time to see the exhibit. Thank you to everyone who made it.