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Congratulations to Long Island Photo Gallery members who will be exhibiting their best fine art photography from 12/5/09 - 1/31/2010 at Empire State Studios in Oceanside, NY. Members Jim Cook, Kim Pace, Debra Moody, Turtle MacDermott, Jessica Hirschmann and Joanne Henig are participating in the event. Come down and check...

What surprises await you at Fink's Country Farm?  It is hard to say.  Every time I visit I have a unique experience and a whole lot of fun.  Fink's Farm is family owned and operated for over 50 years and is a secluded country farm that offers fun for the whole...

Because I love photography, I am always looking for new ways to kick start my photographic creativity juices.  It is easy for me to get stuck in a rut with my personal photography style or subject matter. Here I am at the end of a remarkable summer.  I've expanded my...

No formula exists for making fine art. It is the elusive quality that makes the work of art rare and consequential. However, certain important elements can be explored. One is the idea of commitment. For the Fine Art photographer, there must first be the commitment to being an artist. Then...

Gallery Display Opportunity

WE ARE MOVING FORWARD with many initiatives that were announce with our first blog post. Here is one that is moving forward rapidly ...... We have hired a painter to come into our design office over Labor Day weekend.  The end result will be to have freshly painted walls so...

Success At Cedar Beach

Well, there were only a handful of us, but we had fun and we took lots and lots of great pictures last night at the 1st EVER Long Island Photo Gallery Photography Field Trip.  We are moving forward! Location?  Fire Island's Cedar Beach & Boat Basin. Although the weather was...

So, I was reading last months issue of one of my many photography magazine subscriptions and there was this whole review about the "latest and greatest" camera lenses that were new to the market.  This type of reading always catches my eye because I'm such a sucker for the "latest...

Saturday, August 8, 2009 Rain or Shine 9 am - 8 pm Belmont Lake State Park Pavillion 625 Belmont Avenue, Babylon, NY 11702 Sponsored by the Parrot Fanciers Club Admission $5 pp to help with rescued birds; additional fee for parking. The Parrot Club will be providing hot dogs, plates,...

The best way to keep your camera lenses clean is to, first and foremost, keep your lens caps on when your lens is not in use.  When changing lenses, be sure to immediately cap the lens after you remove them from the camera body. The most important part of the...

Portrait Photography

It may look easy, but portrait photography requires more than a point and click approach.  The photographer wants to capture the physical features of the subject or subjects and inject the mood of the moment into the photograph.  So how do you get the subject to give you a natural...

It's that exciting time of year again, Fourth of July.  Time to get some great photos of fireworks.  Here are a few tips from a recent article from Digital Photography School. 1.) Use a Tripod:  A tripod is critical when shooting fireworks because you will be using longer shutter speeds to...

Kodachrome

"Kodachrome They give us those nice bright colors They give us the greens of summers Makes you think all the world's a sunny day, Oh yeah I got a Nikon camera I love to take a photograph So mama don't take my Kodachrome away" - Paul Simon Yesterday, Kodak announced...