Viewpoint Gallery is hosting a really cool photo exhibit on night (and dusk) photography in the Sacramento region! This unique exhibit was inspired by the Instagram page #sacafterdark which is curated by Vicky Thompson. The curatorial committee at Viewpoint reviewed hundreds of images from this page and selected 80 for the exhibit. All the Viewpoint curatorial members were impressed... Continue Reading →
While my classes are starting to wrap up the semester, things are getting craaaaazy in the lab. I did have a student mention to me that I never put up any of the night photography assignment. I had to check a few times, but since I can't find it, I'm going to add a handful... Continue Reading →
Viewpoint Gallery is a great photo gallery that also has workshops, lectures, and critiques, as well as a few photo field trips. There's a bunch of workshops at Viewpoint Gallery every year, in addition to their student critique night (that crit night is free!). Here are two workshops taught by artists that I think would... Continue Reading →
Sorry it took so long, but here's the super cool night photos my students made for their last assignment! It's not everything, but a handful of shots from each class. Click each one for a larger view. You may need to brighten your screen a little if you keep it dark. It's worth it to see... Continue Reading →
STREET ARTIST TURNED photographer 2wenty likes to stay behind the scenes, but his alter-ego Lightman is an adventurer who loves roaming the streets and beaches of Los Angeles. The artist, who used to create artwork and surreptitiously paste it up around LA, started experimenting with light painting three years ago. “I feel light painting to me is a reflection of...
Oh my goodness. I saw this and thought it was utterly brilliant. Brilliant! From Michael Zhang: Streetlights polluting your shots of the starry night sky? A strategically placed laser might be just what you need. Destin Sandlin of the YouTube channel SmarterEveryDay recently paid a visit to the house of NASA astronaut (and photographer) Don Pettit, who... Continue Reading →