Monthly Archives: January 2014

Volunteers needed for Fotofest, Houston, March 15- April 27, 2014

An email just came in looking for volunteers age 18 and older to help out with Fotofest. What a great opportunity to participate in this photographic event! Here is their press release: FotoFest needs volunteers for the upcoming FotoFest 2014 Biennial. The festival is right around the corner (March 15 – April 27, 2014). To find out how you can help, please join us for the Fresh Arts Cultured Cocktails event at the Boheme Cafe and Wine Bar, (307 Fairview),

Handmade Photography- CALL for work! Vermont Center for Photography- Deadline: March 1, 2014

Hmmm, another use of the word “handmade” referring to photography- we must be on the right track!!!   Vermont Center for Photography has announced a CALL FOR ENTRY: HANDMADE PHOTOGRAPHY. This upcoming exhibition juried by Jessica Furguson features photography of any subject matter using any type of alternative or handmade photographic process to create the printed image. The image can be captured using a digital SLR, but the resulting print on display must be achieved using a handmade process such

Lamplight Photography

Chris Boswell- A recent trip to Bali Indonesia led me to a really neat shooting experience. I normally try to stay out of the tourist spots but I was drawn into the Kecak Fire dance. I wanted to photograph the Balinese dancers with only the light that was emitted from an oil lamp. These dances take place almost every night in Ubud, Bali and each performance offers different backdrops and lighting situations. I absolutely love the simple lighting and the warm

The Buddha Tree at Wat Mahathat

As a child, I can remember paging through old travel books and maps and being captivated by far off places that seemed to be an endless supply of history and adventure. One of the images that had always caught my attention was the stone Buddha head that was held captive in the roots of a tree. In 1767 the Burmese invaded the Thai kingdom and cut all the heads off the Buddha statues. One of the heads was left for Mother Nature

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