Author Archives: The Handmade Photograph

Looking towards spring

If you’ve been a regular visitor to this site you’ve noticed that there hasn’t been too much action here lately. I still believe in The Handmade Photograph and the handmade movement in general. I’m taking a little break from the competitive online publishing world for a while. That doesn’t mean I am abandoning it, so I hope you’ll check in on  Facebook for current updates and things of interest to photographers. As a working photographer and photo teacher I make

DRONEFEST – Competition and Festival 27 January, 2016

Do you own a camera-equipped ‘drone?’ DRONEFEST is an international film and photography competition culminating in a one-night festival dedicated to everything drones.Check out the full website for more information on how to enter and or attend!  (Many categories including Lifestyle, Natural world, Architecture and more! SUBMISSIONS OPEN – WEDNESDAY 16TH SEPTEMBER 2015 SUBMISSIONS CLOSE – SUNDAY 13TH DECEMBER 2015 SHORTLISTED ENTRANTS WILL BE NOTIFIED BY SATURDAY 19TH DECEMBER 2015 FESTIVAL – WEDNESDAY 27TH JANUARY 2016 Here is the link:

Making an Origami Crane Mobile with Awagami Inkjet Paper- Jacqueline (JQ) Gaines

Like most children in the western world, I learned about the art of paper folding (Origami) from making the famous “Fortune Teller” on the school playground. I clearly remember spending most of my recess time folding these and then running after my friends asking them if they wanted their fortune told. Nothing could be more fun for an 8 year old than having the ability to predict the future! My friends and I would seize every possible minute to ask

Animal World- Call for Entries- Deadline September 28, 2015

                          Exhibit: November 5-28 2015 Entry Deadline: Monday September 28, 2015 International Competition for Photographs and Photo-Based Artwork at Umbrella Arts, New York City. Conceived and juried by Harvey Stein, Director of Photography, Umbrella Arts; photographer, educator, author, curator Seeking photographs of animals that are a bit unusual and out of the ordinary, not the conventionally cute images that are often seen.  The photographs certainly can be amusing,

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