Red Pine image to be in “Let There Be Light” Exhibit

One of my images, Red Pine, from the Arborescence series, will be in the upcoming exhibit at Bloomingdale Park District Museum starting this

The Opening Reception will be this Friday, January 16 from 6-8 pm. I will be there and hope to see you as well!

The exhibit is open until February 14 and you can visit it on Wed. From 4-8pm, Thur and Fri from 10am – 4pm, and Sat from 12-4pm.

The address for the Gallery is 108 S Bloomingdale Road, Bloomingdale, IL 60108. Please stop by and see the images.Red Pine Tops, Aftermoon


Fleeting Moments Photographic Exhibit

Fleeting Moments Exhibit

I am one of five female photographers that are in an exhibit at Arterie Fine Arts Galley in Naperville from July 27 until August 2.

The Artist Reception is Sunday, July 27 from 3-6 pm. Come join us, enjoy our art, and talk with all five artists! Refreshments will be served.

I will be exhibiting several of my images from Arborescence.  Here is an online gallery of the Exhibit with examples of the other images as well.

Arborescence images in the exhibit:

Thank You Hahnemule for supporting this Exhibit!


Daffodil Glade at Morton Arboretum

Sunset at Daffodil Glade seen through Impressionism
Sunset at Daffodil Glade seen through Impressionism

Every spring, fields on the west side of Morton Arboretum burst forth with thousands of daffodils, and other spring flowers. It is a photographer’s dream come true, especially if the weather cooperates. This year, I was anxious to use the impressionist techniques to see what splashes of yellow amongst the trees would look like. I went at sunset and the orange glow added to the ambience. Then I pulled out my iPhone 5s I with a new app, SlowShutter, to see what would happen. Pretty impressive!

I have a gallery on Twenty20 where you can get canvas prints, framed prints, prisms, and more from the Instagram photos I create. So I ordered a print to see what the quality was like. I’m impressed! I’m looking forward to matting and framing it!


Photo Impressionism

Using in-camera techniques, I’ve been experimenting with Photo Impressionism.  I visited the Art Institute and immersed myself in the paintings of Monet and Renoir, among others.  Reducing what I see to the basic shapes, light and color gives the impression , the basics, of what I see.

My current project is looking at trees; the light, the color and the shape of trees, using the in-camera technique of panning with a slow shutter speed.  There are more techniques to try and to master, such as multiple exposures, special lenses like the LensBaby, double exposures and focusing through something else.  I’m looking forward to what Spring will offer in the color palette as well.

I’d love to hear your feedback on this new art form!