The Judgement

Saturday, the second of April, I shot an event for Alexander Salazar. It was the first year aniverssary of his gallery. It was a great event for a party, and the event was also a charity auction, raising money for children.

This is an image of a woman looking at one of the images. The image was eventually bought by the man on the far right, but I just love the image of this woman standing in judgement.

The entire gallery of the images can be seen here.
Alexander Salazar Fine Art Gallery One Year Anniversary

The Website of the gallery is here. –
Alexander Salazar Fine Art

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Jean Guillou – A Composer and a Man

I love performers, performance art, musicians, artists. Jean is all the above as well as, an author, a teacher, and a composer.

I was so incredibly lucky to be able to work with Jean, through The Snapshots Foundation, for several days. In those days, I had the pleasure to watch Jean teach several Master Classes in a couple locations with beautiful Organs, and wonderful students. Watching him teach with as much passion as he performed was very warming, as you could see the admiration in the eyes of the students for the man, and in the eyes of the man, you could see his historical perspective as he worked with the future. It was amazing.

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Woman in Black with Red

It is hard for me to say anything particular about this image. I just like it.

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Theatres Eye

I have gotten really lucky to shoot some images for the Snapshots Foundation. It has taken me to several wonderful locations where I get a chance to combine some of my theatrical history and my photographic talents, in my quest for images of historical value.

This is one of those images. When you look at it a certain way, it is an eye. It is an eye seen from the furthest point away from center stage, where the minds eye of the audience can see the eye of the theatre.

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After the Rehearsal

Today I was shooting some bonus shots during Gustavo Romero’s rehearsal for tonights performance with the San Diego Youth Symphony in the Copely Symphony Hall. Everyone worked very hard during the rehearsal, and we were treated to some wonderful music in a great hall that only contained about five people.

I love rehearsals. Rehearsals are the occasions where creativity takes place. Performances are another story because that is where people are performing for themselves, and an audience. Performances are what performers live for. But, I just love the moments of creativity, and the sparks of communication, the small conversations that can only exist during a rehearsal.

After the rehearsal, a few people gathered around Gustavo for the history books. 😉

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San Diego Fine Art Society Hollywood Glamour Ball – Everything

Delivery today. …

I am taking everything to April Game today. … And for your pleasure, these are the final sets from the Hollywood Ball. Of course, you can view everything by wandering around in the galleries, but here are a few high points to me.

The Red Carpet Set

The Set with Lighting

Playing in the Street Set

And the set of the interior of the Anthology during the event.

And here is the link to
San Diego Fine Art Society

Now I am headed off to the offices of the San Diego Fine Art Society, with DVD in hand. 😉

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The Dancer With Lively Eyes, as the Lonely Boy Watches

This is one of my favorite images. Here, we are at the Spreckels Organ Pavilion in Balboa Park, San Diego, on the occasion of the Organs 90th birthday.

These dancers were part of the celebration.

The young woman looking at the camera point of view is the only girl looking our way, and she is smiling, proud, happy, dancing for us. I was lucky enough in framing the one young woman against the only birthday balloons that were flying stage left. In the background, through the window, peeks someone. I choose to see the person as a small boy that yearns for the dancer’s heart, but it could, just as easily, be the Instructor, Choreographer, watching the movements of her pupils.

Either way, I love this image because of the eyes of the young woman. You should really view the larger size image to see the emotion of the young woman.

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