Fish Haul Beach - Hilton Head Island Model: Katharine
I’ve donated this print to benefit Sendai, Japan. It will be available at The Kona Gallery in San Clemente, California this Saturday April 16, 2011. I have extended family just outside of Tokyo, so it’s also a personal uplifting thing for me to do.
9.0 JAPAN QUAKE BENEFIT: IMC, ZUMA + SAN CLEMENTE MERCHANTS TEAM UP
Silent Auction and Raffle at Free Event
SAN CLEMENTE, CALIFORNIA, U.S.–– The KONA Gallery invites you to a silent auction and raffle to raise money for the victims of the Sendai area earthquake and tsunami. Join us at The KONA Gallery and Photojournalism Center at 412 North El Camino Real, San Clemente, U.S., on Saturday April 16th from 6p.m. until 9p.m. to participate in this cause and to be apart of a silent auction/raffle and general event to remember and benefit the victims.
It has been a month since the devastating 9.0 earthquake and ensuring deadly tsunami hit Japan. The fallout is still being felt worldwide. International Medical Corps, ZUMA Press, DOUBLEtruck Magazine, plus over two dozen merchants in San Clemente area have teamed up with the KONA Gallery and Photojournalism Workshop Center to throw a benefit for the victims. The benefit will auction and raffle off over $100,000 worth of goods and services.
Scott Mc Kiernan, owner of The KONA Gallery and Photojournalism Center, has generously donated all of the Limited EditionDOUBLEtruck Magazine prints in the current exhibition of 29 Seeing Double Exhibition, the 20×30 prints are framed in museum frames, valued at $1,500 each, to be auctioned off, totaling over $ 43,000 worth. A great way to support the cause and get a beautiful photograph that tells a story that people should know.
The night is one you are not going to want to miss. The following is a list of the San Clemente companies who have contributed to the silent auction: Del Mar Beauty Supply/ Salon Bamboo, Chin’s Acupuncture, 5 Elements Spa, Sonny’s Pizza, The Cellar, Peligroso, Pizza Port, Bliss Boutique, San Clemente Wine Co, Beachfire, Skullcandy, Rainbow, Casa Tropicana, Nick’s, Hobie, Asana Fit, First Team Real Estate, Runmore, OltreMare, OC Tykes, Beach City Florist and St. Roy at Vine.
If you cannot attend in person, feel free to send a check to the gallery, put in memo: Quake Benefit.
100% of the proceeds will go to Japan, through International Medical Corps and ZUMA Press’s Tokyo Bureau.For more information about the silent auction and The KONA Gallery, please contact Rebekah Colby at +1.949. 481.3747 or email [email protected]
INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL CORPS ––Established in 1984, International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs.
THE KONA GALLERYAND PHOTOJOURNALISM CENTER––Unveiled on October 7, 2009 by photojournalist and entrepreneur, Scott Mc Kiernan, The KONA Gallery is a space dedicated to the presentation and discourse of photojournalism. The vision of The KONA Gallery has been to expose a broad audience to moving historical moments through the lens of acclaimed photographers. The center will be holding exhibits in its’ two galleries and a monthly lecture series will be held in the BIG WEDNESDAY Gallery, along with workshops thru out the year and other educational presentations.
If you didn’t already know, I take a lot of photographs with my iPhone. I’ve written about iPhone apps and have been featured on Ovation TV. Now I have the honor of speaking at the Santa Monica Apple store on November 11, 2010 about the art of the iPhone and the process I go through when I make my pictures. I AM A GEEK! Yes, I know. But, it’s really fun to make iPhone pictures.
The Apple Store: Nov 11, Santa Monica, Third Street Promenade, 7 p.m. on. View Larger Map
There’s something spiritual about sitting down with a cup of hot coco and scanning Type 85 Polaroid negatives. Well, any negatives really. I just like to talk film specs so the search engines pick me up. It’s all a game with google really. I play games with that jerk all the time. One of those geeky things I’ve learned being online since before some of these models graduated from high school. It used to be Yahoo! They used to be all exclusive. You used to have to pay Yahoo! to list your site. Could you imagine that today? They ran so many people away. But! Enough about this I’m rambling!
I have been super busy lately. So busy that it’s taken me since March 27 to even scan all the Polaroid film I shot, and I haven’t even taken the 35mm and 120 down to be developed. I’d develop it myself, but living in a glass house is a bit problematic with light leaking and all that. Not one spot in the house for total complete darkness. So, bust.
But I’ve had three really great shoots and I’m posting some of the stuff now. St. Merrique and I worked together up in Malibu and Meghan and I stole some time in Palm Springs during the Palm Springs Photo Festival. Both are AMAZING and super nice. I love working with nice friendly people.
Also – I will be in a show on May 27 with Rene Russo (girl crush) and unfortunately I will so not be able to be at the show. My Grandfather’s funeral is on May 28. So… leNU LA and “C’est la vie” ~ But, Rei will be hanging around on the wall, so go to the show and buy the book and check it out if you happen to be in Los Angeles. Lots of photographers and models who are on this site will also be mingling about and hanging on walls. It’s all so ritualistic. My official site has all the skinny on that.
Enjoy pictures made on Chocolate, Silver and Type 85 Polaroid with a Holga…
Shrouded Light – Model: Meghan – Silver Polaroid
Light Speaker – Model: Meghan – Polaroid Type 85
Becoming a Tree – Model: Meghan – Polaroid Type 85
Sculpture and Leaves – Model: Meghan – Polaroid Type 85
St. Merrique – Chocolate Polaroid
St. Merrique – Chocolate Polaroid
Perfect Pose – model: St. Merrique – Chocolate Polaroid
I will be exhibiting 10 years of fine art nudes at A&I Photographic in Hollywood. Opening reception is February 18, 2010, 7PM to 10PM. A&I will be producing a book for the show, as well as a special limited edition book titled Fiat Lux.
50% of all proceeds will benefit The Weingart Center. They help many people here in Los Angeles transform themselves from being homeless to productive members of our community. I lived in downtown Los Angeles for a year at 4th and Main Streets directly in the midst of skid row in a refurbished artist loft. The brutal inhumanity of it all affected me. I have decided to give 50% of all proceeds to an organization which focuses on transforming these lives and helping them get off the street.
On February 18, 2010 I’m having a solo showing of my work at A&I Photographic in Hollywood. I think I’ve picked out a few “THESE ABSOLUTELY MUST BE ON THE WALL” images. I’m also thinking of making little series of 5×7’s in boxes to sell at the opening reception for very reasonable prices. I’ll post some of those series here as the time draws nearer. But, these are absolutes.
I Spy With My Plastic Eye, is a group print exhibition visualized by photographer, Astor Morgan. The exhibit, brought to life by A&I, is a testament to the unique qualities of toy cameras. Each artist approached their imagery with a singular voice, using a variety of film types, techniques, and cameras.
Because the charity weSpark will benefit from proceeds of this exhibit, special arrangements have been made with the contributing artists to allow their prints so be sold at unprecedented prices. Please visit, www.weSpark.org .
Zoe Wiseman, Aline Smithson, Anne Elliot Cutting, Monica Orozco, Erin McGuire, April Rocha, Christiane Ingenthron, Carmen Luceno, Connie Conway, Daniel Lupercio, Ellen Stone, Gal Harpaz, Maura Brennan, Nicole Cooper, Noelle Swan Gilbert, Jason Costanzo, Joshua Elliot, Liv Naesheim, Manuello Paganelli, Maura Brennan, Meg Madison, Niki Mustain, Nelson Blanton, Thomas Michael Alleman, Astor Morgan, Michael Kirchoff, Jolie Margulies, Karen Florek, Evan Walsh and Vern Evans.
A&I, HP, Fuji, Freestyle, Light Leaks Magazine, Lens Babys, and Julia Dean.
You never know what you will run into hiking in the woods. About 2 weeks later we had a little earthquake and it collapsed this piano into dust. Vassanta and I passed it together at just the right time. Perfect kind of magic.
I’m still shooting often. Just decided to take a break from the computer one day and it turned into a year. How did that happen? I have a backlog of work to catch up on… and probably a lot of models wondering where I disappeared to. I haven’t forgotten! Here are a couple images I(...)
““I don’t have to use it, but it’s my favorite,” said Wiseman, who has little use for digital photography because “it never gives me that punch my work usually had.”” New55 film made it’s Kickstarter Goal!! And Bob Crowley rocks! Check out the piece in the Boston Globe. And check out the New55Project website. And(...)