Greetings from the Image City Blogger!

Hi, I’m Marie Costanza, one of the partners from Image City Photography Gallery. I will be writing various articles that relate to the shows, photographers and more regarding Image City. I encourage you to use this blog site to dialogue back and forth with questions and comments.

Preparing for a Photo Exhibit

Preparing for a Photo Exhibit

The WOW Factor in a Photo

Recently a visitor at Image City Photography Gallery and I had a conversation about the photos created by guest artists Michael Tomb and Marcia Zach.  After viewing their images, the visitor came out of the Neuberger Gallery and said that the photos had “touched her heart and brought tears to her eyes.”  We discussed how some photos…

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Creating an Effective Photo Exhibit

When photographers consider the possibility of displaying their photos at Image City Photography Gallery or at other venues, a question that often is asked is “What makes an effective photo exhibit?” There are no hard fast rules, but the following are some guidelines that may help in selecting images for your exhibit.

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Editing Your Photos without Overdoing It

A question often comes up regarding how much editing a photographer should do to a photo.  Often when a photographer first discovers the power of Lightroom, Photoshop or multiple other editing software products, the result might end up in over-processed photos that look unnatural.  It’s really an art to figure out when you have done enough editing,…

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Getting Ready to Display a Paper Print at Image City Photography Gallery

Now that you have chosen which photos you would like to exhibit, and if you have decided that you want to print on paper, the next question is how do you display your photo?  When you go to a framer to have your beautiful print framed, there are many possibilities to consider. The process of framing…

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About Image City Photographers

About Image City Photographers

Phyllis and Gary Thompson, Accomplished Photographers Retiring

If you are a visitor to Image City Photography Gallery, you might remember seeing photo exhibits by Phyllis and Gary Thompson, who are retiring as partners and participants at Image City. Gary and Phyllis were among the first to join Ed Vesneske as founding partners and were very instrumental in the initial investment and renovation […]

October Featured Photographer: Betsy Phillips

Early Background When Betsy Phillips was nine or ten years old, she received her first camera, a Kodak Brownie Starflash, and her highlight was photographing Seminole Indians, wrestling alligators.  Since then, her serious interest began to develop when she was studying interior design at American University.  After a recommendation was made for her to take some photography […]

Image City Exhibits

Image City Exhibits

Walter Jakubowski: A Stranger in a Strange Land

Walter Jakubowski’s intriguing photography exhibit which includes many abstract images from his ongoing series entitled “A Stranger in a Strange Land,” is on display at Image City Photography Gallery during the Holiday Show from November 29-December 23, 2022.  Though Walter mainly considers himself a landscape photographer, his interest in photographers such as Eliot Porter, Ernst […]

Messages from the Urban Garden

Anyone who loves gardening or photography are in for a fabulous treat during November, when visiting the Neuberger Gallery, located within Image City Photography Gallery. Messages from the Urban Garden is a collection of photos created by Michael Tomb and Marcia Zach of https://studiomichaelino.com Intimate details of flowers and vegetables have been lovingly and creatively […]

Paris Love Affair: An Exhibit by James Christopher Knight

Something inside James Christopher Knight ignited him as he made his way up the creaking old staircase of the woman’s Parisian apartment on Rue du Fauborg Saint-Martin.  In the doorway, they embraced.  At that moment he knew he loved her. According to James, the photos in his series, Paris Love Affair, on display at Image City Photography Gallery, […]

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