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Photographer Captures Star Exploding in Before-and-After Photos

1 month ago   |   By Peta Pixel

Back in February, photographer Jason Guenzel began photographing a particular galaxy in the sky on moonless nights. Then in early May, he captured something unexpected and extremely rare: a star exploding, or the birth of a supernova.
Guenzel is an award-winning astrophotographer based in a suburban area of Michigan who has dedicated himself to shooting space objects for the past six years. He also shares the art of capturing astrophotography on a modest budget through his popular Instagram account, thevastreaches .
“I am shooting under suburban light pollution, which is the dominant...
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Photographer Uses DIY Reflecting Pool to Capture Beautiful Flower Photos

Photographer Uses DIY Reflecting Pool to Capture Beautiful Flower Photos

1 month ago   |   By Peta Pixel

Landscape photographer Lewis Carlyle was recently trying to figure out a photo project to do at home, when he came up with a totally unique, never-before-tried idea: close-up photos of flowers. Okay, fine, it's not exactly revolutionary, but he did manage to put an interesting twist on the concept and create some beautiful images in the process.
The result of his experimentation is a photo series dubbed Reflections .
To capture these images, Carlyle used a kiddie pool and some black fabric to create a DIY reflecting pool in his own backyard in Colorado Springs, CO. Then, he headed over to...
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Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Harem Scarem..Watercolor..Texas Artist.Rae Andrews

Harem Scarem..Watercolor..Texas Artist.Rae Andrews

One of my favorite subjects to paint is CHICKENS and the male of the species especially. I hope you like this one. 16" x 20" unframed Watercolor on Arches CP Paper Prints of... Read more ...

Photographer Joseph Podlesnik and Provisional Painting

Photographer Joseph Podlesnik and Provisional Painting

There is an old Maine locution “You can't get there from here” that is a response to a question from a lost driver getting directions in the Maine backcountry. Factually it... Read more ...

Contemporary Mixed Media Art, Quadruvium Painting

Contemporary Mixed Media Art, Quadruvium Painting

Click image above for larger view. 17.5"x"x5" x1.5 "Mixed Media on Canvas Read more ...

"Computer Aided Color Matching Method" Demo

"Computer Aided Color Matching Method" Demo

You probably have already known that I will do a demo for "Plein Air Live". The topic of my demo will be "landscape painting from a photo", but I would like to use this... Read more ...

Walla Walla Wheat: 1941

Walla Walla Wheat: 1941

July 1941. "Port Kelley, where wheat belonging to members of the Walla Walla Grain Growers is stored and shipped by barge to Portland. Walla Walla County, Washington." Medium... Read more ...

Poolchritude: 1942

Poolchritude: 1942

July 1942. Washington, D.C. "Publicity photographer and model at the municipal swimming pool on Sunday." Nitrate negative by Marjory Collins, Office of War Information. View... Read more ...

Purple Painting, Mixed Media Landscape, Collage, Abstract Painting...

Purple Painting, Mixed Media Landscape, Collage, Abstract Painting, Contemporary Art, Expressionism, “Sweet Dreams Are Made of These

" I never paint dreams or nightmares. I paint my own reality." - Frida Kahlo I find this abstract landscape painting to be dark ,mysterious, brooding and quite fascinating! The... Read more ...

Does Micro Four Thirds Have a Future in Photography?

Does Micro Four Thirds Have a Future in Photography?

The photography industry has been shrinking and the COVID-19 pandemic has not made things any better. This smaller market is being shared by the same number of companies, which... Read more ...

Here We Go-Go Again

Here We Go-Go Again

I have to clean out my blog folder, so here are some odds and ends. Saturday Leftover Day. I am a fan of Bob Powell's work. The last ten years have been almost forgotten by... Read more ...

Even More Work in Progress: Trying to Stay Safe from Germs 3

Even More Work in Progress: Trying to Stay Safe from Germs 3

I stayed up really late last night and added more color inside the red stamped squares over the top layer of fabric and the drop cloth. Here's a photo of it on my work table as... Read more ...