Category Archives: Wanderings of Thought

Time of the Magician

Dana Bruce getting back to his artistic roots through The Artist Way of exercising his eye. This post relates relevant venues that have helped him. The title refers the season Fall where in the Mankind Project, Fall is the time for introspection and change from within. Continue reading

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Armchair Trek: Developing Your Photographer’s Eye with Dana Bruce

Here’s the blurb on my lecture tomorrow on composition and design: March 30, 2011 7:00 to 8:30p.m. Dana Bruce, photography instructor at Sierra College, will be guiding us to be able to recognize and capture scenes that can evoke a … Continue reading

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Light travels in a straight line except….

This book is delightful. Published in 1939 it really approaches concepts in a “straight” forward way! There are four ways that light is bent: By gravitation: such as when it passes by a star. Reflection: when it bounces off of … Continue reading

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Light and the human eye.

Unexpectedly I found two books on my desk recently from the “Little Technical Company” published in 1939. Perusing the pages of “Filters and Their Uses” it gave graphs of the light sensitivity of different films of the time but also … Continue reading

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The show is now down

I took the show down today. It’s interesting how some people preferred the Bristle Cone Pines, others preferred the Aspens; some preferred the single images while others preferred the larger four framed images; some liked the lines and others were … Continue reading

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Tintypes at the Tin House

A wonderful show of one-of-a-kind tintypes by Kathryn Mayo and Doug Winter at a new venue in Grass Valley opposite the Fair Grounds. Call ahead as they’re only open by appointment: (530) 264-6900. 11209 McCourtney Road, www.tinhousestudio.com. The show runs … Continue reading

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Reception Tomorrow 2/12/2011 4-6 p.m.

Preparation for the reception: the prints are hung, titles placed, artist statement on its way from the printers, lighting acceptable–all that’s left to do is prepare the food: Tamari Sauce & Scotch marinated Tri-tip skewered Avocado, Artichoke, Green Olive dip … Continue reading

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Hanging this Monday 2/7/11

The prints are coming down from PointClickPrint and moving to the Center for the Arts this Monday. The coming Saturday is Grass Valley’s February second Saturday with an art walk and wine tastings. I think they have five winery tasting … Continue reading

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My first Solo Show

This will be my first Solo show and will be at the Center for the Arts in Grass Valley from February 7th to March 7th 2011 with a reception on Saturday February 12th, 4 to 6 and will be of … Continue reading

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B&W advertisement

I’ve confirmed that I will be running four ads this year for issues 82, 84, 86, and 88, the first one coming out this next issue. I will be adding in the ads that I am represented at Viewpoint Photographic … Continue reading

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