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Issue: # 12 November 22, 2008

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Welcome to the twelfth issue of the Image City Photography Gallery newsletter. Each month you'll find the latest news from the Gallery as well as regular features related to our world of photography.

In This Issue
Current Show: "Antarctica Journey" by Ted Tatarzyn
Peter Marr's Picks from the Current Show
Gary Thompson's Photo Tip
"The Magic of Light" - Theme Show Update
Exhibit at 1600 East Avenue
Collectors' Club
"Portfolio" - Our New Book
Calendar of Upcoming Events at Image City
Antarctica Journey by Ted Tatarzyn

Runs Through Sunday November 30

King Heads by Ted Tatarzyn
The current show is Antarctica Journey: Seven Continent Wanderlust by Ted Tatarzyn. Especially considering the expedition to travel to the bottom of the earth and spend four weeks in the Antarctic, Ted Tatarzyn's exhibit is a fascinating study of the beauty of the region captured with striking images and presented with striking photographs. Last week Ted entertained an enthusiastic audience at the gallery with his travelogue presentation of his adventure. A comment from the audience during the program picked the photo "King Heads", at left,as the best composition in the show. If you haven't seen Ted's show, make a point to visit the gallery before the show ends on November 30 at 4pm. We think we can guarantee that you will be infatuated with the varied blues of Antarctic ice or the penguins and albatross in their natural place. Ted also has numerous photographs from his travels to the other six continents he has visited with his camera and photographic eye. Ted's photographs are also exhibited at Edibles Restaurant and Starry Nites Cafe just down the street from the gallery.
The current exhibit also features the work of Guest Photographers Julie Oldfield in our East Gallery with a wonderful series of Rochester scenes and Steve Tryon exhibiting work from his recent canoe expedition in the Adirondacks. Exhibiting Artists-in-Residence are Gil Maker, Jim Patton, and David Perlman. Exhibiting Gallery Partners are  Daniel P. Crozet, Joel Krenis, Dan Neuberger, Betsy Phillips, Gary Thompson, Phyllis Thompson, Sheridan Vincent, and George Wallace.
Click here for details of the show and here to see some photographs in the exhibit.
Picks of the Show
Peter Marr Picks Three Favorites from the Current Show

Adelie Penguin by Ted TatarzynFor each  of the Image City shows Peter Marr picks his favorites from the photographs exhibited by the featured photographer and the guest photographers. For the Antarctica Journey show Peter chose Ted Tatarzyn's photos Adelie Penguin, Rainbow Sky and Icicles (shown at right), where Peter commented "For me, this sublime image is quintessential Antarctica."  He also picked Ted's King Creche Pattern at River Mouth, commenting on the "powerful S-curve that takes the penguin colony breathtakingly way beyond the confines of the print border, a colony which seemingly goes on forever."
Peter also picked the photograph Porthole by Julie Oldfield where "the strong three-dimensional porthole leaps out of the frame" as one of her "exquisite prints of vignettes of Rochester."   Click here to see all of Peter's Picks and to read the full comments he has written in his fine review.
Gary Thompson's Photo Tip of Month
Sunbursting Sunrises and Sunsets
One of the main obstacles when shooting directly into the sun during sunrises and sunsets is that lens flare is almost certain to occur. To counteract this, I sometimes sunburst the sun against a silhouetted subject. I step down my aperture to f/22 and rather precisely position my tripod and camera so that only a tiny sliver of the sun is showing. A tiny sliver is about 1/50th or 1/100th of the sun. Any larger amount of sun will almost certainly produce lens flare. To check on lens flare and the sunburst itself, I push in my depth-of-field button to observe the effects of the f/22 aperture. In my example image, I used a sunburst to capture my rendition of the often photographed Mesa Arch. Note that the image was taken about 20-minutes after sunrise, but, because of the sunburst, still communicates the feeling of the sunrise. The large difference in light intensity of the sunrise and the back and underside of the arch made it necessary for me to bracket my exposures widely. I generally avoid using a polarizer when shooting into the sun as it usually has no effect and increases the probability of lens flare. Click Here to see a larger version of the image as well as all of the tips and example photos from Gary Tips over the last year.
The Magic of Light -- 2nd Image City Juried Show
Submissions and Selections 
 Example Image by Betsy Phillips
We are extremely pleased with the response by photographers to our call for submissions to our second juried show, "The Magic of Light". With the 518 submitted photographs we had an amazing number of fine photographs to make the selections for the January show.
Notifications of acceptance for the show have been mailed and we all look forward to the exhibit of these fine photographs beginning January 2. Look for our next newsletter for  full details of the show.
Daniel Crozet, Partner
Chairman of the 2009 Juried Show, The Magic of Light
Exhibit of Photographs at 1600 East Avenue on the Club Level
New Exhibit through January 8, 2009 
Image City Photography Gallery is pleased to extend our exhibition of fine photographs at 1600 East Avenue -- a short distance from our gallery. Our fourth exhibition runs to January 8 and is located on the Club Level of the apartment community in a casual setting.   We encourage everyone to check out the wonderful new space and fine photographs presented by the Gallery Partners, Artists-in-Residence and the management at 1600 East Avenue. Non-residents of 1600 East Avenue may arrange a visit by scheduling a time with the concierge at 244-6041. Click here to see the work that is in the exhibit. If you would like to purchase a photograph contact the lease office at 1600 East Avenue directly, or call or visit Image City, where we will complete the sale.
Image City's Collectors' Club
Opportunity to Save on Select Photographs 
We announced in past newsletters the Image City Collectors' Club, an opportunity for you to add to your photograph collection with a bit of a discount. We also are in hopes that this opportunity will stimulate some additional sales of the fine photographs we exhibit during each of our shows.

For a nominal $35 membership fee, Collectors' Club members can annually purchase up to five photographs from the photographs specially identified as part of the Collector's Club program. Each Collectors' Club photograph shows the special discount price available to the members. We hope you will consider participating. With the holidays approaching a fine photograph is an excellent gift idea.
Portfolio - a New Book
Portfolio Book CoverNow Available at Image City
We are pleased to announce that we have a new book available at Image City Photography Gallery. Featuring work by 12 photographers, the Gallery Partners and Artists-in-Residence, we have accumulated more than 100 photographs of some of our favorite work and published it in the softcover book titled Portfolio. The book is $25.
Image City Photography Gallery 
November 27, 2008
Image City is closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday
November 30, 2008 Closing date for Ted Tatarzyn's Antarctica Journey Exhibit

December 3, 2008 First day for the 4th Annual Holiday Show by Gallery Parters, Artist-in-Residence, and Guest Photographers. Click here for announcement  details of the show.
December 5, 2008 5 - 9:00 Artists' Reception for the Holiday Show. Also First Friday Gallery night with bus tranportation between galleries of the Neighborhood of the Arts Gala Celebration.
December 23, 2008 7pm Closing day of the 4th Annual Holiday Show.
December 24 thru January 1 Image City will be closed for the holidays and setting up the next show. 
January 2, 2009 Opening Day for "The Magic of Light" Show
Image City Photography Gallery Hours during December : Monday - Saturday 11 - 7, Sunday Noon - 4
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