A Vintage Rock n’ Roll Photography Exhibit In the Middle of the Desert

Design in photography has many different angles. There are the old standby’s like composition and cropping, lighting, and shadow. But now you have other aspects including design to concern yourself with. This can include software like Photoshop that can color correct or emphasize certain color spectums that do not occur naturally. Blurring things or sharpening things as well within our image to make up for not really knowing how to take a photograph. No matter how you look at design and photography here are some interesting thoughts.

The first is an exhibit that focuses on Rock and Roll. Some real great artists, both in photography and music in this buch. Read more at the original article, link below.

A Vintage Rock n’ Roll Photography Exhibit In the Middle of the Desert
Dubbed the ‘Desert Trip Photography Experience,’ the wood-floored gallery is a massive, hangar-style tent.  Inside, the walls feature 60s- and 70s-era pics of Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney, The Rolling Stones, Roger Waters, The Who and Neil Young. The gallery is also open for the second weekend, and is open to all attendees.  Basically, this is a sprawling, 36,000 square foot tent, with more than 200 photographs inside.  The list of noted photographers includes Michael Cooper, H…
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And just as vinyl has been making a comeback, so too actual photography. Sites like Pinterest and Instagram are partially to blame. But there is no substitute for real photography skills. The awesome capabilities of our smart phone cameras aside, and the great artistic designer filters also found there are really no match for the real deal. So, this University is taking the hint and getting back on board for real photography. Check it out.

Film resurgence prompts Deakin University to build new darkroom for photography students
Posted October 11, 2016 13:24:33 Digital camera technology is helping the public take better photos than ever before. Smartphones offer sophisticated cameras, while photo editing software is becoming more accessible and easier to use. But a Victorian university has found that its students are increasingly interested in using film rather than their phones to capture images. A unit in Darkroom Studies is one of the most popular subjects on offer as part of Deakin University’s photography degree. …
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And in a new twist here’s a exhibit that has photos of museum’s collections. Wish I’d thought of that! Let us know what you think of this idea.

SAMA-Loretto exhibition highlights photography from museum’s collection
Photographs such as this one of the Horseshoe Curve in Altoona will be featured in “Forty Phenomenal Photos: Photographic Treasures from the SAMA Permanent Collection,” on display Oct. 21 through Jan. 28. Photography of notable range and beauty will close out the 40th anniversary exhibition calendar at an area museum. “Forty Phenomenal Photos: Photographic Treasures from the SAMA Permanent Collection” will be on display Oct. 21 through Jan. 28 in the Margery Wolf-Kuhn Balcony gallery…
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No matter how you look at photography you will find that it continues to ebb and flow with new technology in our ever changing world. It is just as viable as it always has been.

Netflix Series ‘Master of None’ Wins Early Emmy for Writing

The Emmy’s anyone? I love award shows. Especially the Emmy’s and the Grammy’s. Here are a few notable wins that I wanted to share with you if you missed the whole shebang.

Netflix Series ‘Master of None’ Wins Early Emmy for Writing
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. 21st Century Fox Inc. executive John Landgraf has spent the past decade telling anyone who would listen that the shows on his TV network FX are as good as those on HBO. Sunday night at the Emmy Awards, he received affirmation with six golden statuettes. FX and HBO shared the spotlight at the annual cele…
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“Battle of the Bastards” wins Emmys for Outstanding Writing and Outstanding Directing
The Emmys have finally gotten to the Game of Thrones portion of the evening, and it kicked it off with a win. David Benioff and Dan Weiss, the creators of the show, won an Emmy for Outstanding Writing for a Drama, for penning “Battle of the Bastards.” The field looked like this: OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A DRAMA SERIES – 2016 Downton Abbey—”Episode 8″ Game of Thrones—“Battle of the Bastards” Mr. Robot—”eps1.0_hellofriend.mov (Pilot)” The Americans—”Persona No…
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Emmy Awards 2016 list of winners
Here are the winners of 68th annual Primetime Emmy Awards, presented by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.  See the list below: Actress in a Comedy Series: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, “Veep” Actor in a Comedy Series: Jeffrey Tambor, “Transparent” Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: Kate McKinnon, “Saturday Night Live” Comedy Series Writing: “Master of None” Guest Actress in a Comedy Series: Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, “Saturday Nigh…
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Some of the winners were surprising, as usual, but most were spot-on as the English say. If you disagree, please leave some comments and let me know who you thought should have won and who was robbed!

Kodiaks look to raise dollars with Paint n’ Score fundraiser

If you are interested in paint as a media you will have to consider all aspects of paint, even for commercial or residential uses. It’s not just paint by number any more folks!

Below is a new way to use paintings to raise funds for sports. Talk about a “mixed” message by using “mixed” media!

Kodiaks look to raise dollars with Paint n’ Score fundraiser
Players from the Camrose Kodiaks paint a version of themselves that will go up for auction during their home game against the Drumheller Dragons
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You have to always be mindful of the media you use, and obviously lead paint was no bueno. But have you thought much about what is in the paint you use, and the thinner you use? Take steps to be smart and safe. Many studies in recent years has pointed out that all kinds of chemicals are in just about everything. Maybe wearing gloves can not just be fashionable but safe, even when you are painting. I know it might put a crimp in your style, but you might live long enough to make it as an artist of renown! Just a though. Here’s more about this topic:

Report: Lead paint makers helped Gov. Walker
Since the recalls, Walker and Republicans in the state have sought to shield lead paint makers from liability in lawsuits, though federal courts have in
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Painting airplanes isn’t just for models anymore (don’t smell that glue!) Here’s a way you might be able to get your painting out there. I know it’s not what they are talking about here, per se, but look for ways to take your painting to the next level like painting curbs, doors, train cars (well, maybe not!) or even planes!

AAR Acquires Aircraft Paint Stripping and Washing Business in Miami
Sonic’s strip and wash services, including ground support equipment (GSE), complements AAR’s existing aircraft painting business and will add a new
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Who knows what doors will open to paint things, either by commission or just to get your name out there. If you do manage to land just such a gig, be sure and do a press release to announce it. You might get more jobs that way. I know the “artist” in everyone doesn’t want to face the marketing aspect of our business, but, you gotta eat!

Learning Acoustic Guitar Fast

Rocking into the music scene nowadays can be difficult, particularly taking into consideration just how much competition you in fact need to emulate. The most significant problem most people face is wanting to know the fastest way to learn acoustic guitar. Like anything else, learning how to play the guitar requires practice and patience.

The second most significant problem you’re visiting have from the beginning is discovering good newbie acoustic guitars. This is not going to be simple, however there are a variety of great guitars and also novice guitars out there. These days it has actually been found that tools are usually broken into three different types:

Newbie – When you are handling newbie acoustic guitars you may not obtain one with the best workmanship and even the most effective products. These are usually pulled off an assembly line, thrown up, as well as thrown into a blister pack for your enjoyment. Though these are not the highest quality, there agree with for novices, and several will never ever actually move past these beginner guitars.

Intermediate – Intermediate guitars are a bit better than your typical novice acoustic guitars in that they are comprised of more sturdy products, but they may not have the noise of the a lot more sophisticated instruments.

Professional – These are the tools that lots of will long for playing, as well as they could cost over one thousand dollars or even much more depending on the type you pick. Keep in mind however that the specialist quality guitars from the big name makers are often not suited for the beginner, even if they occur to have the cash.

When you are seeking out newbie acoustic guitars the first thing you will certainly want to take a look at is the neck. Can you fit your hand around it? Can you hold it easily? These are the things you need to referred to as you will certainly be using this guitar for years ahead. In addition to that, attempt resting on a feces as well as seeing if the guitar really feels right.

The audio is another huge component of selecting your guitar, and also you will need a newbie guitar that sounds best to YOU. It holds true that every guitar seems different, even if they play the very same music. Bear this in mind while you are going shopping and also make sure you take a look at a variety of different kinds of guitars. If you can not play the guitar, ask the sales individual to do it for you. They will generally be more than pleased to require, especially if it leads to a sale.

An additional fantastic thing about these shops is the fact that they have the tendency to supply lessons. That being the case, you can buy your guitar AND discover how to play it on the same sales floor! Lessons could be a bit pricey in many cases, however if you opt for group lessons, you could locate that you can acquire a considerably reduced rate. Ultimately it will all be up to you, as well as there is no question that you will find the guitar you really want.