2010 Fall Workshop

Photos © JoAnne Kalish 

We had a great Fall Workshop this past Sunday in the Upper Delaware. I surprised everybody by bringing in two very pretty students, we used as models. The young ladies, Delanie and Jacqueline were great. We started the workshop at the Farm and the Llamas were curious, gentle, and followed us around as we photographed them.  We then went back to the barn as it was feeding time and worked with the animals a little more. In the back of the barn we found a window with some good side light. We utilized this window for our portraits using a little fill.  We worked on body placement, how to get a Rembrandt patch and simple direction. I took them to another favorite spot of mine where the lighting is so soft and beautiful for additional portraiture work.  We then went on to Luna Parc and worked on graphics. Students had an opportunity to meet artist Ricky Boscarino of Luna Parc along with another artist Greg Hicho as they collaborated on a new mosaic piece. We ended our workshop at one of the many local waterfalls learning how to work with the fluidity of water, nature’s colorful fall palette, in beautiful autumn light.  
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Never a Dull Moment

Our friend Larry came over the other day to give us a hand with setting up a new computer and wiring them and such.  In return he got a new portrait done of himself for his website. It was quite striking I must say and very dramatic – to see it go to Joe’s blog -http://joedimaggio-inthiscorner.blogspot.com/

I decided to make some home-made pizza for lunch and it was a pleasant afternoon. Afterward just to keep things interesting, Joe decided to have some fun and asked if I’d please photograph him using his laptop outside in a storm.  Very funny indeed but that’s Joe!
© MMX  JoAnne Kalish