Stephen Gittins

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Name: Stephen Gittins
Date registered: March 10, 2014

Latest posts

  1. Shooting Ghosts: A Book by Finbarr O’Reilly and Thomas James Brennan — August 12, 2017
  2. Film vs. Digital – A Comparison — July 26, 2017
  3. Secret Life of Humming Birds photographed by Anand Varma for National Geographic — July 17, 2017
  4. The Decisive Moment: Countdown To Photographing An Eclipse — June 26, 2017
  5. How to Photograph a Solar Eclipse — June 24, 2017

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Aug 18

Remakes of Famous Paintings

 We all probably know these beloved Western art masterpieces, but not like this! Here are a few great examples of famous paintings that have been reproduced creatively by a few very creative art lovers with photo cameras. “The Girl With The Pearl Earring” by Johannes Vermeer Image credits: unknown It all began when partnered with Adobe to create the …

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Aug 09

Paper Cuts of Extraordinary Complexity

Eric Standley, a Virginia-based artist who works with laser-cut paper, creates amazing and awe-inspiring layered paper cuts of extraordinary complexity that successfully marry Gothic and Islamic architectural elements in tiny cathedral-like spaces. “The reverence for these structures seems to have to do with the infinite,” explains the artist. “It’s trying to project something that’s not …

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Aug 08


What is RAW?     RAW:natural born artists is an independent arts organization, for artists, by artists. We’re an international community made up of creative individuals across the globe. Their mission is to provide independent artists within the first 10 years of their career with the tools, resources and exposure needed to inspire and cultivate creativity. …

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Jul 29

Garry Winogrand

Garry Winogrand

 Garry Winogrand Exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art The first retrospective in twenty-five years of work by Garry Winogrand (1928–1984)—the renowned photographer of New York City and of American life from the 1950s through the early 1980s—this exhibition brings together more than 175 of the artist’s most iconic images, a trove of unseen prints, …

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Jul 27

A Blur of Feathers Right Before Your Eyes

A Blur of Feathers Right Before Your Eyes

Hummingbirds are notorious for flapping their wings so incredibly fast that they create an audible hum and appear as a blur of feathers right before your eyes.     To inspect the beauty of such a tiny creature is near impossible when the birds are zipping quickly through the air. However, during a trip to …

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Jul 22

Abigail Lynch at Capture12

August showcases a solo show by Abigail Lynch Statement: I have edited these photographs in such a way to create relationships between the singular images. The visual language I interpret daily informs me of particular issues: The humanized desert landscape that surrounds me, gender constructs that infiltrate my existence through economic commodities, and societal iconography, …

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Jul 18

Third Friday – Featuring Capture 12

  “Third Friday is what First Friday was 10 years ago.” – Anonymous   While similar in programming, the Third “cousin” of First Friday takes a different approach to the arts experience – and Vive le différence! Many arts destinations and businesses are open on this night, but the visiting crowds are decidedly more arts …

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Jul 18

Talented Artist Tricks Your Brain.

With Paint And Perspective, This Talented Artist Can Completely Trick Your Brain. It’s difficult to define what “art” is. It comes in many forms and can be interpreted in countless ways. However, no matter who you are and how you would specifically describe art, you will agree that Alexa Meade is a talented artist. The different works …

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Jul 08

Perfectly Balanced Stones Suspended in Mid-Air

For many years, Australian-based artist Ken Unsworth has made viewers hold their breath with his timeless work entitled Suspended Stone Circle II.     The installation was first completed in 1974 and produced again in 1988, and is awe-inspiring in both its fragility and volume. Unsworth used 103 river stones each weighing about 33 pounds …

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Jul 04

Happy Fourth of July from Capture 12

Capture 12 wishes you a safe and festive 4th of July Holiday!

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