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Rivets and Rust | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Rivets and Rust | G Dan Mitchell Photography Detail of weathered and distressed steel structure on the Steel Bridge, Portland, Oregon.Rivets and Rust. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.Detail of weathered and distressed steel structure on the Steel Bridge, Portland, Oregon.I made this photograph at about the same time as another one that I posted recently — it also featured a close-up view of the weathered structure of an old steel bridge with rivets, colorful stains, and…

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Inside the Homes of Hermits – Fine Art Photography Article

Inside the Homes of Hermits Viktor, 30 years old. Hermit for ten years. “To live against all odds.” Mikhail, 28 years old. Hermit for ten years. “Because I don’t particularly like bunches of strangers, and I work nights and from home.” Olga, 27 years old. Hermit for three years. “I like to work as a freelancer: to [do] cosplays of my favorite characters, as well as reviews of video games.” When the Russian photographer Natalia Ershova was in school, working…

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Karen Bullock — Atlanta Photography Group – Fine Art Photography Article

Karen Bullock — Atlanta Photography Group Karen Bullock is an emerging documentary-style photographer living in Alabama. Primarily self-taught, she photographs intuitively but has also learned much from mentors and friends. Karen’s work, “Presence Obscured” was selected for Photolucida’s Critical Mass Top 200, 2019. Her series, “See Me”, was included in the 2018 Rfotofolio Selections. In 2017, she was awarded a grant for her work in portraiture by the Mobile Arts Council in Alabama.Karen founded Central ArtSanctuary in 2019, where she curated…

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Sculpted Sandstone | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Sculpted Sandstone | G Dan Mitchell Photography Detail of a section of eroded sandstone cliff at Arches National Park.Sculpted Sandstone. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.Detail of a section of eroded sandstone cliff at Arches National Park.To be honest, I’m not sure I could find this bit of sandstone cliff again if I went back to Arches National Park and looked for it. I think I have a vague idea of where it was, but if…

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Garden Steps | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Garden Steps | G Dan Mitchell Photography Steps follow a curving path down an incline at the Portland Japanese Garden.Garden Steps. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.Steps follow a curving path down an incline at the Portland Japanese Garden.Although it seems odd to me now, this is one of those photographs that I “left behind” at the time I made it. I no longer recall whether that was a matter of becoming distracted by something else…

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Waterfall and Pond, Japanese Garden – Fine Art Photography Article

Waterfall and Pond, Japanese Garden Waterfall, pond, and trees in a quiet Japanese Garden, Portland, Oregon.Waterfall and Pond, Japanese Garden. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.Waterfall, pond, and trees in a quiet Japanese Garden, Portland, Oregon.Some years back we used to get to visit Portland, Oregon somewhat regularly when we had family in the area. (Our youngest son lived there for a few years.) Portland is a rather unique place, especially in the central core. I…

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Detail, Steel Bridge | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Detail, Steel Bridge | G Dan Mitchell Photography Structural detail of the Steel Bridge, Portland, OregonDetail, Steel Bridge. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.Structural detail of the Steel Bridge, Portland, OregonThis might be the most unimaginatively named steel bridge in the United States — as far as I can tell it is actually called “Steel Bridge.” Which it is. The bridge crosses the Willamette River in Portland, Oregon, where its double-deck structure (with a center section…

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Eric Kunsman — Atlanta Photography Group – Fine Art Photography Article

Eric Kunsman — Atlanta Photography Group Eric Kunsman was born and raised in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. While in high school, he was heavily influenced by the death of the steel industry and its place in American history. The exposure to the work of Walker Evans during this time hooked Eric onto photography. Eric had the privilege to study under Lou Draper, who became Eric’s most formative mentor. He credits Lou with influencing his approach as an educator, photographer, and contributing human…

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#ThePrintSwap Is Back with a New Exhibition in Berlin – Fine Art Photography Article

#ThePrintSwap Is Back with a New Exhibition in Berlin M. 2019 © George Kamelakis (@george.kamelakis) Maya skating, Cape Town, South Africa © Samuel Hicks (@samuel_hicks_) Winter Wonderland © Takeshi Suga (@sugar_crisp_) The Print Swap, an international project by Feature Shoot, is headed to Berlin for an exhibition at BBA Circle Gallery in the heart of the city. After months of gallery closures, we are thrilled to be showing these stunning photographs together under one roof. To comply with social distancing regulations, we’ll…

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Five | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Five | G Dan Mitchell Photography Stenciled numbers on a weathered wall next to a roll-up door.Double-Five. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.Stenciled numbers on a weathered wall next to a roll-up door.Weathered, decaying subjects and subjects with strong patterns attract me, and this one works on both counts. I photographed it a few years ago while wandering around in San Francisco and poking my camera into odd little corners and alleys. This is in a…

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Daniel Steegmann Mangrané Questions Human Perception In Fog Dog – Fine Art Photography Article

Daniel Steegmann Mangrané Questions Human Perception In Fog Dog In an adjacent room, Steegmann Mangrané’s new film, ‘Fog Dog’, is screened. Merging fiction and contemplation, the video is the artist’s first foray into cinematic storytelling. Documenting the daily life of the students and stray dogs at the Institute of Fine Arts of Dhaka, Bangladesh, the film explores the entanglements of past and future in today’s realities, shedding light on the lasting consequences of colonialism and the dramatic effects of climate…

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Monochrome Madness – My Melbourne – Fine Art Photography Article

Monochrome Madness – My Melbourne As my wonderful city of Melbourne heads back to lockdown tonight I thought for Monochrome Madness I might share some older photos of the city. Melbourne in Lockdown It isn’t great, but this is the best thing for us. I have no problem going into lockdown and would rather that than have many many deaths here. Some times I think we have all got a bit complacent or soft, not sure which. I just keep…

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Green River Canyon | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Green River Canyon | G Dan Mitchell Photography A hazy evening overlooking the Green River Canyon as sunset.Green River Canyon. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.A hazy evening overlooking the Green River Canyon at sunset.The story of this photograph — and this version of the image — is a bit involved for the usual two-paragraph post, but here goes. The first part concerns the fact that this is not a new photograph, but that I created and shared…

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Our Daily, sourdough, bread – LEANNE COLE – Fine Art Photography Article

Our Daily, sourdough, bread – LEANNE COLE When I was doing the posts on the sourdough starter I said I would follow up with some on the bread, so our daily bread is all about sourdough. When I got back into baking people I knew said, are you going to get into bread? I said no way, now look at me. I love baking bread. There is something quite rewarding about it, but I’m not totally sure why. My first…

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Towers, Windows, Mountains | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Towers, Windows, Mountains | G Dan Mitchell Photography Arches National Park towers and windows, backed by distant mountains in morning haze.Towers, Windows, Mountains. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.Arches National Park towers and windows, backed by distant mountains in morning haze.The first time I visited Arches National Park, I was intentionally almost completely ignorant of the place. I had sort of connected it with Edward Abbey’s “Desert Solitaire,” but only as a sort of vague background…

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Using Canon 2X Extender with Sigma MC-11 Adapter on a Sony Camera – Fine Art Photography Article

Using Canon 2X Extender with Sigma MC-11 Adapter on a Sony Camera How well does it work? In this video I discuss the pros and cons of using the Canon 70-200mm f.4 lens plus the Canon 2X Extender II on a Sony camera via the Sigma MC-11 Canon EF – Sony E adapter. How well does it work? Product links Sigma MC-11 Canon EF – Sony E Adapter: https://amzn.to/3f195nE Canon EF 2.0X III Telephoto Extender for Canon Telephoto Lenses (Newer):…

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Fractured Sandstone Cliff, Plants | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Fractured Sandstone Cliff, Plants | G Dan Mitchell Photography Plants grow in cracks in a sandstone cliff, Zion Naitonal Park.Fractured Sandstone Cliff, Plants. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.Plants grow in cracks in a sandstone cliff, Zion Naitonal Park.One unanticipated result of the pandemic restrictions on travel has been that I’ve had plenty of time to start digging through my archive of photographs made over the years. In some cases I have “discovered” photograph files that…

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Teri Darnell — Atlanta Photography Group – Fine Art Photography Article

Teri Darnell — Atlanta Photography Group Teri Darnell is an artist who is passionate about veterans. She uses her camera to connect to places few people explore. Through inspiration she derives from casual encounters, she expresses an inward sensitivity to the lives of others. Teri served six years in the United States Air Force, notably in Berlin during the Cold War. In 2015, she retired after twenty-five years of service with a Fortune 50 company as a Multi-Media Development Manager to…

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Three Sisters, Sheep Rock | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Three Sisters, Sheep Rock | G Dan Mitchell Photography The Three Sisters, Sheep Rock, and other red rock formations, Arches National Park.Three Sisters, Sheep Rock. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.The Three Sisters, Sheep Rock, and other red rock formations, Arches National Park.There are so many things bound up in photographs like this one that it would be possible to write a book about it. This was my first visit to this landscape and, as such,…

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Floral Friday – raindrops on petals – Fine Art Photography Article

Floral Friday – raindrops on petals It’s been a while since I did a Floral Friday post and it seemed like a good idea to look at raindrops on petals. Some photos I took earlier in the year. This has been a strange year, and I do want to do a post about that at some stage, but for now, let’s say we haven’t been able to do things as we have previously. That also means going to places…

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Photographing the Abandoned Ghost Town of Pamplin, Virginia – Fine Art Photography Article

Photographing the Abandoned Ghost Town of Pamplin, Virginia Walk with fine art photographer Keith Dotson as he explores and shoots the incredible, abandoned, old Main Street in Pamplin City, Virginia Come along as I photograph and explore the abandoned old main street in Pamplin City, Virginia. As always, I have exhaustively researched this location, so be sure to read all the way down if you’re curious about the history of this ghost town. Like most artists, my work typically revolves around a…

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Snag, Red Rock | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Snag, Red Rock | G Dan Mitchell Photography An old snag stands in front of a freactured red rock cliff.Snag, Red Rock. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.An old snag stands in front of a freactured red rock cliff.Let me repeat a slightly embarrassing story that I’ve told before. For many years I did not bother to photograph in the Southwest. There are several facets to the explanation. I was something of a Sierra “bigot” —…

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Beate Sass — Atlanta Photography Group – Fine Art Photography Article

Beate Sass — Atlanta Photography Group Beate Sass is a writer and self-taught photographer whose fascination with people and story telling have been shaped by her childhood experiences traveling and living abroad, and as a mother and advocate of a daughter who experiences disability. Beate utilizes the powerful and visual aspect of photography in combination with the written word, to highlight and amplify the voices of those who are often overlooked.Beate’s work has been featured in solo and joint exhibitions…

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Video: Watch an art teacher in the UK analyze nature photographs by Keith Dotson – Fine Art Photography Article

Video: Watch an art teacher in the UK analyze nature photographs by Keith Dotson I was delighted recently to be contacted by Sandi Robertson, an art teacher in England, who had published a video assignment for the students of her Year 9 photography class, featuring a discussion and analysis of some of my photographs. I’m super flattered to be the subject of one of her class assignments, and even more so to be associated in her discussion with legendary photographers…

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Surf, Rocks, Clearing Fog | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Surf, Rocks, Clearing Fog | G Dan Mitchell Photography Morning fog begins to clear over rocky islands along the Pacific coast.Surf, Rocks, Clearing Fog. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.Morning fog begins to clear over rocky islands along the Pacific coast.One of my habits is, when possible, to head for the Pacific Coast sound of Monterey early in the morning, especially on days when I think that there will be coastal fog and it will likely…

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Monochrome Madness – Looking back – Fine Art Photography Article

Monochrome Madness – Looking back With what is going on I’m still not comfortable going out so I thought for Monochrome Madness today we could spend one post looking back at an older one. Though let’s be honest, I’m sure there will be more like this. This is one that was taken around the beginning of 2016 and around the time I was really starting to get into long exposure photography. Though let’s be honest, I’m sure there will be…

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Late Winter Morning , Richardson Bay – Fine Art Photography Article

Late Winter Morning , Richardson Bay Clouds and fog about Richardson Bay and San Francisco Bay on a winter morning.Late Winter Morning , Richardson Bayv. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.Clouds and fog about Richardson Bay and San Francisco Bay on a winter morning.This photograph comes from a late-winter visit to redwoods north of San Francisco — the time of year where the trillium flowers are in bloom and when the approach of spring is evident.…

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Michael Joseph — Atlanta Photography Group – Fine Art Photography Article

Michael Joseph — Atlanta Photography Group Michael Joseph is a street portrait and documentary photographer. Raised just outside of New York City, his inspirations are drawn from interactions with strangers on city streets and aims to afford his audience the same experience through his photographs. His portraits are made on the street, unplanned and up close to allow the viewer to explore the immediate and unseen.Michael’s project “Lost and Found” has been featured on Vice.com, CNN.com, AllAboutPhoto.com and published in magazines…

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Heading towards unlockdown » Gale Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Heading towards unlockdown » Gale Photography In the UK we are still in lockdown, though we are now heading towards July 4th.  On that day we can do some things that we haven’t done for ages, such as stay overnight at someone’s house, or go to the pub.  We still have to observe “social distancing”, though the rules are getting very confusing and blurred.  What hasn’t changed is the need to get exercise, so lockdown walks are the order of…

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Turnstile Structure, Night | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Turnstile Structure, Night | G Dan Mitchell Photography An abandoned turnstile structure under security lighting at a closed industrial facility.Turnstile Structure, Night. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.An abandoned turnstile structure under security lighting at a closed industrial facility.This 2012 day was completely full of photography, starting very early in the morning with coastal redwood forest and ending very late with night photography at this old, abandoned industrial facility along the San Francisco Bay shoreline. That…

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