photography

Meet Denise Bossarte

The Secret Garden Photography Art show, featuring the plant life of Mercer Arboretum,  is in its final days.  It will be on display until November 20th for you to enjoy.  Here is one of our featured artists, Denise Bossarte.  She has provided several of her photographs for the show.  One of them is called Watch Your Fingers.  She has a wonderful variety of beautiful photographs for you to enjoy.  So come take a look while they are here on display.

Bob Gardner's Photography is exhibited this month in Room L-129!

Our September art exhibition in Room L-129 is a collection of Robert H. Gardner’s fine art photography named “Elevate the Ordinary”.

Bob writes about his work, “It wasn’t until my freshman year in college that someone put a name—“dyslexia”— to the years of difficulty I had with reading, writing and other left-brain skills, which I still struggle with today,” “Fortunately, a sympathetic lab teacher taught me to focus on the visual and mechanical aspects of whatever I was studying, which enabled me to function using a different perspective.
Over the years, I have come to realize that this coping mechanism has also made me a better photographer.  Rather than just looking at the image in the camera, I naturally search for other perspectives, other ways of seeing what is ordinary.  Each artist makes his or her world their own and, in doing so, takes the viewer to this higher perspective. To take us from here to somewhere else.
While I enjoyed working with traditional film, the advent of digital photography has created opportunities for me to express what I feel and see in the new world of Fine Art Photography."
"Elevate the Ordinary"
You can see more of his work on his website at http://www.rhgphoto.com/

 

"Secret Garden" ART SHOW!

 

In collaboration with Mercer Botanic Gardens, we'd like to invite YOU to participate in an upcoming curated ART SHOW at Baldwin Boettcher Branch Library titled:

“Secret Garden”

What: Photography show
featuring plant life of Mercer Botanic Gardens

Photography 101

Join Kingwood Photography Club's Vincent P. for an informative session on photography. Learn what your rights are as a photographer and the functions of the many control buttons on your camera. Be sure to bring your camera with you!

Photographing Your Family and Friends

We are in the Holiday season- the time for family and friends to gather. Don't forget to capture the moment with your camera! To help you in this endeavor, the Aldine Library has a copy of National Geographics's Photographing Your Family and All the Kids and Friends and Animals Who Wander Through Too by Joel Sartore with John Healey.

23 Mind-Blowing Animal Pictures

owl and mouse photo

Oh, this is not going to end well. Check out 23 pictures of animals and insects both adorable and downright frightening. View the original website or try out StumbleUpon, a web discovery tool that helps you find websites related to your interests.

Photography: Fireworks!

Get ready for the 4th of July! Join Kingwood Photography Club's Vincent P. for some great tips on taking hard-to-capture photos of fireworks--just in time for Independence Day.

When: Saturday, June 14 @ 10:30 AM
Where: Kingwood Library's 2nd floor Computer Lab

Photography Tips: Pets

The sun is shining, bluebonnets are blooming and your camera's ready to take the perfect picture of your family. But don't forget about your favorite four-legged friends! Join Kingwood Photography Club's Vincent P. for some great tips on taking quality photos of your pets.

Bob Gardner Photography in Room L-129 during April

Local photographer Bob Gardner is our exhibiting artist for the month of April. Bob has chosen compelling black and white portraits, vivid color prints, and intriguing digitally modified photographs printed on aluminum, a method which he describes in his exhibit. Come and enjoy Bob Gardner's photography in Room L-129. (Left: "Lemon Ice")

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