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Get Relaxed With This Guided Meditation Experience at the International Art Museum of America, San Francisco, CA

Friday November 20th 12pm PST / 3pm EST. Meet up on Zoom ID 967 020 5072. Join us for a guided imagery meditation featuring Aric’s celestial art and immersive ambient music. We’ll begin with an open conversation discussing what meditation is, … Continue reading

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Artist Talk at the International Art Museum of America, San Francisco, CA

Wednesday November 18th 12pm PST / 3pm EST. Use Zoom meeting ID 967 020 5072. Aric’s talk will explore the creative process revealing the ideas and inspiration behind his artwork over the past 40-plus years. With childlike curiosity he will … Continue reading

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Summer Photography Classes at the Vero Beach Museum of Art

Summer is right around the corner! Interested in improving your photography skills or even learn what all those little buttons mean on your camera? Check out my Photography 101 class! Summer session begins at the Vero Beach Museum of Art … Continue reading

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Recent Abstract Photos, Video Installation and Ambient Soundscapes Featured in Exhibition at the Center for Spiritual Care

I’m getting very excited for my exhibition opening this Friday evening from 5:30-7:30pm at the Center for Spiritual Care in Vero Beach. The show will include recent abstract photographs and a video installation from my ongoing project titled Seeking the Light. I … Continue reading

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Architectural Interior Photography For COOP, Vero Beach, Florida

I stopped by to see my friend Mori Mackenzie at Coop Vero Beach yesterday afternoon and loved her latest selections from McGuire, JANUS et Cie, Kartell and Alessi. If you haven’t been into this upscale retail home furnishings boutique on … Continue reading

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The Nature of Photographs

In my previous blog post What’s the Meaning of a Photograph? I introduced Stephen Shore’s book The Nature of Photographs. This is a great book for anyone who wants to look at and understand photographs on a deeper level. If you’re … Continue reading

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The power of Photoshop – spoof commercial

Maybe she’s born with it. No, I’m pretty sure it’s Photoshop. This is a hysterical look at and critique of the dominance of Photoshop in the images we see. Anyone know where I can get some pro-pixel intensifying fauxtanical hydro-jargon micro … Continue reading

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How To Be Creative by Off Book & PBS Digital Studios

Want to be more creative? Check out this is fascinating video that examines the creative process by questioning some of the myths surrounding it. What is the creative process? Is there such a thing as originality? Can the creative process … Continue reading

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Inspiring Quote On Photography By Richard Avedon

Here’s a great quote on photography from the great portrait photographer Richard Avedon. “A portrait is not a likeness. The moment an emotion or fact is transformed into a photograph it is no longer a fact but an opinion. There … Continue reading

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Photographing Independence Day 2012

I love photographing fireworks. There’s always something new to discover, something unexpected that appears. I took this photograph last night and like the “cosmic” quality of the top of the image as well as the dynamic sense of energy coming … Continue reading

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