Eleanor Kay Images: Blog http://www.eleanorkayimages.com/blog en-us (C) Eleanor Kay Images eleanorkayimages@gmail.com (Eleanor Kay Images) Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:00:00 GMT Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:00:00 GMT http://www.eleanorkayimages.com/img/s/v-5/u789986377-o675910181-50.jpg Eleanor Kay Images: Blog http://www.eleanorkayimages.com/blog 120 90 Chasing Bubbles http://www.eleanorkayimages.com/blog/2014/9/chasing-bubbles I could have titled this post "Chasing Children". These days I haven't been taking many photographs of my grandchildren. They really aren't cooperative. The minute they hear the beep of a recording device, they put on their blank, emotionless or worse scathing stares. They run away endeavoring to defeat all attempts to capture their joyous, carefree lives. As a Grammy, I try to give them their space. But, it isn't easy to watch all those precious moments go by undocumented. I know how quickly the magic of childhood passes. So, I sneak in a snap here and there. Someday when they are grown with children of their own, they will look back and appreciate their photographic history. This is my oldest captured while I chased her chasing bubbles.

 

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Mount Roberts Tramway http://www.eleanorkayimages.com/blog/2014/8/mount-roberts-tramway Is was a wet and foggy morning in Juneau, AK. Due to schedule changes we had to cancel our whale watching excursion and were left with free time. From the ship we could see the Mount Roberts Tramway making its way up the side of the mountain.

After a short walk, we were on the tram and quickly lifted from sea level to 1800 feet. In minutes we left the cruise ships below in the Gastineau Channel and were lifted into the alpines and rain forest above.

Juneau, AK

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Alaskan Sunrise http://www.eleanorkayimages.com/blog/2014/8/alaskan-sunrise We didn't see a lot of color in the sunrises and sunsets while in Alaska. Most of the days were full of fog and mist. Each were beautiful in their own unique ways. One morning for a few moments there was color in the sky.  I stood shivering and barefoot on my balcony to capture the one and only colorful sunrise on our cruise while my husband snoozed.

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The Yukon Suspension Bridge http://www.eleanorkayimages.com/blog/2014/8/the-yukon-suspension-bridge I recently visited Alaska.  While in Skagway, I took a tour bus through the Yukon Territory into Canada via the Klondike Highway to visit the Yukon Suspension Bridge. I thought I would share a few snaps of the view from the bridge. Use your imagination to hear the roar of the Tutshi River below, the sway of the walkway beneath you and the buzz of mosquitoes about your head to get the full experience!

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AOY Annual Juried Show PART II- Eleanor Kay Images http://www.eleanorkayimages.com/blog/2014/5/aoy-annual-juried-show-part-2--eleanor-kay-images As you can see from my part one blog post, there are more painting and mixed media works than photography is this year's show.  I felt honored to have "Twilight" juried into the mix, and to have my image included on the program and brochure.  Thank you for taking the time to view the show.  I hope you enjoyed it! :-)

This is the AOY Art Center where the show is exhibited.

AOY Farmhouse

"Twilight" on the left.

Twilight by Eleanor Ivins

The AOY Center is such a creative environment.  Even the stepping stone outside of farmhouse is artsy!

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AOY Annual Juried Show 2014 PART I-Eleanor Kay Images http://www.eleanorkayimages.com/blog/2014/5/aoy-annual-juried-show-2014-part-i-eleanor-kay-images If you didn't get out to see the AOY Annual Juried Show,  you can sneak a peek via the snapshots I took while gallery sitting. I have divided the images between two blog posts to help avoid computer lag.  Here is part one:-)

I love the AOY sign.

The old farmhouse where the show is displayed is a beautiful place.

AOY Art Center Farm House

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Horseback Riding At Rainbow Ridge-Eleanor Kay Images http://www.eleanorkayimages.com/blog/2014/4/riding-at-rainbow-ridge-eleanor-kay-images It was very windy for this week's riding lesson at Rainbow Ridge. We scarcely had a lesson this winter. It is an outdoor ring and was not suitable for lessons with all of the ice and snow we had here in the northeast. Needless to say, I was relieved that my granddaughter was happy get back in the saddle:-)  Here are a few pics.

Fueling up her ride...

Safety First...

Back in the saddle again..

And the words every photographer loves to hear....."Don't take my picture!!!" ;-D

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Gallery Sitting At Phillips' Mill - Eleanor Kay Images http://www.eleanorkayimages.com/blog/2014/4/gallery-sitting-at-phillips-mill---eleanor-kay-images I spent a very cold March afternoon gallery sitting at Phillips' Mill. Here are a couple snaps of the show. Enjoy:-)

Phillips' Mill Guestbook Phillips' Mill Posters

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Artists Of Yardley 3rd Annual Juried Show - Eleanor Kay Images http://www.eleanorkayimages.com/blog/2014/3/artists-of-yardley-3rd-annual-juried-show-by-eleanor-kay-images AOY 3rd Annual Juried Show Flyer

I am happy to be part of the Artists of Yardley 3rd Annual Juried Show. The Janney House is a lovely venue on a scenic farm.  The show is a mix of art forms not exclusive to photography. I am looking forward to the opening on April 4th. Stop in to view the work of many talented artists and have a glass of wine:-)

Twilight by Eleanor Ivins

Twilght by Eleanor Ivins

Digital print on Aluminum

 

 

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Eleanor Kay Images- Chaddsford Winery http://www.eleanorkayimages.com/blog/2014/3/eleanor-kay-images--chaddsford-winery Spring is here and the wine is ready at Chaddsford Winery:-)

Chaddsford Winery Spring Wine Chaddsford Wine For Sale Chaddsford Wine Cellar

I was left wondering about the handprints?

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Eleanor Kay Images- Josh MacPhee Broadsheet Printmaking At PAFA http://www.eleanorkayimages.com/blog/2014/3/eleanor-kay-images--josh-macphee-broadboard-printmaking-at-pafa Through my work with James Daniel Burns and his "Rise And Shine" Mural on Broad Street in Philadelphia,  I had the opportunity to contribute images to Josh MacPhee's commission at the PAFA: Beyond The Paint Exhibit. The exhibit is a well deserved tribute to 30 years of Jane Golden's baby, the Philadelphia Mural Arts Program.

Broadboard: Josh MacPhee

I had the opportunity to attend a printmaking session and take a few snaps of the broadsheet printmaking process. As with all aspects of the Mural Arts program, the process involves the full attention of the artists and the public. It is all about building community. Here is a little peek.  Enjoy:-)

Josh MacPhee- What's Up Philly? Josh MacPhee- Mixing Paint Josh MacPhee- Instructing Printmaking Josh MacPhee- Overseeing Printmaking Josh MacPhee- Silk Screen PAFA Printmaking

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I was honored to have my image, "Lights Out At Phillips' Mill", chosen to grace the 22nd Annual Phillips' Mill Photographic Exhibition Poster. Each year one image from the exhibition is chosen for the poster. The poster is framed and grouped on the entry wall with the other annual exhibition posters from all prior years. It is pretty cool to be included in a group of so many talented photographers! Happy Dance:-) Phillips' Mill PosterLights Out At Phillips' Mill" by Eleanor Ivins

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Eleanor Kay Images- Grammy Days http://www.eleanorkayimages.com/blog/2014/3/eleanor-kay-images--grammy-days I love my 'Grammy Days'. These are the days I spend one on one time with my granddaughters. I try to sneak a few pics of them from time to time. I want to remember their giggles and antics. On this particular day little miss ran round and round the porch rockers as I chased her with my 50mm 1.4.  Easier said than done:-)

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Eleanor Kay Images-The Bucks County Project Gallery-Postcard http://www.eleanorkayimages.com/blog/2014/3/eleanor-kay-images-the-bucks-county-project-gallery-postcard I am happy to have a piece of my work featured on the postcard and advertising for the Tattoos and Graffiti Juried Exhibition at The Bucks County Project Gallery in Doylestown, PA. This piece, "Identity", earned first place in the tattoo category. I am looking forward to the opening on Friday.  I can't wait to see all of the other artists' work! Please stop in and join us:-)

PrintTattoos and Graffiti Postcard

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Eleanor Kay Images- Daddy Love http://www.eleanorkayimages.com/blog/2014/2/eleanor-kay-images--daddy-love My granddaughters with their Daddy. These little moments make me so happy:-)

Dad & DaughterWindow light capture of father and daughter. Dad & DaughterWindow light capture of father and daughter.

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Eleanor Kay Images- Fun In The Snow http://www.eleanorkayimages.com/blog/2014/2/eleanor-kay-images--fun-in-the-snow The snow was too deep to walk through. It was up to my mid thigh. I was exhausted from shoveling. My granddaughter kept climbing on top of the snow piles yelling, "I am on the roof! I am on the roof!". To her the snow is pure FUN.  So down went my shovel and out came the camera. What the heck! Snow melts.  Kids grow up too fast!

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Eleanor Kay Images- Cameron- Newborn Photography http://www.eleanorkayimages.com/blog/2014/2/eleanor-kay-images--cameron--newborn-photography I had the opportunity to photograph this delightful little guy in between snowstorms this February. Cameron was the perfect little model at only four days old. Those cheeks are simply irresistible :-)

 

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Eleanor Kay Images- Gingerbread People http://www.eleanorkayimages.com/blog/2014/2/eleanor-kay-images--gingerbread-man/woman Trying to occupy the girls during the snow storms.... Gingerbread Kit 99 cents.

I'll be cleaning up sprinkles until spring:-)

Gingerbread ManDecorating the Gingerbread persons. Gingerbread ManDecorating the Gingerbread persons. Gingerbread ManDecorating the Gingerbread persons. Gingerbread ManDecorating the Gingerbread persons. Gingerbread ManDecorating the Gingerbread persons.

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Eleanor Kay Images- Phillips Mill Photographic Exhibition 2014 http://www.eleanorkayimages.com/blog/2014/2/eleanor-kay-images--phillips-mill-photographic-exhibition-2014 I am very excited to have a piece of my work accepted into The Annual Phillips' Mill Photographic Exhibition for the third consecutive year. Phillips' Mill is special to me because it is the first venue I ever entered.  This piece is ironically an image of the Phillips' Mill window. I was gallery sitting last year.  At the days end when all the lights were out, my husband pointed to this window and said, "There's a picture!". I agreed. So, I sent him out to the car to fetch my camera:-)

Closing Time-Phillips' MillA black and white artistic rendering of a window at Phillips' Mill in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

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Eleanor Kay Images- The Bucks County Project Gallery- Grafitti and Tattoo Exhibit http://www.eleanorkayimages.com/blog/2014/2/eleanor-kay-images--the-bucks-county-project-gallery--grafitti-and-tattoo-exhibit I am proud to announce that I will have four fine art prints displayed in The Bucks County Project Gallery juried Graffiti and Tattoo Exhibit in Doylestown, PA. Here is a peek of two:-)

 Idenity

Florabee

 

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