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Macro/Micro: Photographic Extremes

Exhibit Open June 7th to July 1st
Exhibit Reception June  15th 5-7PM
Juror:
Felice Frankel

Juror's Choice: Hawthorn 1 by James Mignogna Nutley, NJ USA

This exhibit is about two photographic extremes, regardless of what you call them: Micro Photography (AKA Macro Photography) and Macrophotography (AKA Wide Angle Photography) we want to see your best work using these photographic tools.

Exhibit Calendar (subject to change)
Work Receipt Deadline
4-Jun-2012
Exhibit Opens
7-Jun-2012
Artists Reception
June 15, 2012 5-7PM
Exhibit Closes
1-Jul-2012


Micro/Macro Exhibit Catalog
now available at VioVIo

Look it up, Macro (from Greek prefix "makros-" meaning "large"). Most sciences or areas of study use this prefix as defined. Macroeconomics, for example: "dealing with the behavior of the whole economy". Microeconomics: "study of the behavior of small economic units, such as that of individual consumers, opposite of macroeconomics". So what happened with Photography? Commonly, photographers call images of things small and extreme closeups, Macro Photography. What then is Microphotography? Interestingly, Nikon uses the term Micro for it's close focusing lenses, but not Canon. So, even the manufacturers don't agree.

Microphotography reveals a world unseen by the naked eye. It often exposes patterns and designs that create sublime abstract images. Macrophotography gathers a view often larger and grander than can be gathered with the human eye. Both introduce distortions either through lens characteristics or stitching construction techniques that are creative tools used to produce these distinctive images. 

Juror's Statement:

I was delighted to see so many genuinely interesting images. I have always thought that seeing the world through a camera (in whatever form that takes) makes us all stop for a moment and take a hard look at what surrounds us. And further, making images up close and personal creates yet another realm. However, creating macro images adds additional challenges (like depth of field) which can get in the way of making a truly wonderfully composed image. Experienced photographers pay attention to those challenges and I am happy to have seen so many fine submissions. Thank you all for your submissions. It was a truly educational and joyful experience to have seen them all. Every single one.

Felice Frankel


Hawthorne1
Juror's Choice

James Mignogna
Nutley, NJ USA
Wet Feather 5
Honorable Mention

Bill Rowley
Florence, MA USA
Pine Needles in Rain, San Rafael, 2012
Honorable Mention

Robert Hecht
San Rafael, CA USA

Cat's Eye
People's Choice

Matthew Douglas
South Burlington, VT USA
miniscule

Anita Lockland
Camp hill, Qld Australia
Blade

Bill Rowley
Florence, MA USA

Gummies On Ice

Brooke Green
Orem, UT USA
Capo di Muro C1

buchen-goodwin
santa fe, nm USA
Capo di Muro C11

buchen-goodwin
santa fe, nm USA

Blue Rapture

Chip Rutan
Old Saybrook, CT USA
Lethargy

Corey Rondeau
Burlington, VT USA
Trees Against Deep Green

Daniel J Victor
New York, NY USA

occhi del gatto, Roma

Hugh Jones
Arlington, VA USA
El Ateneo Bookstore, Buenos Aires

Hugh Jones
Arlington, VA USA
Iguazu Falls, Argentina

Hugh Jones
Arlington, VA USA

At the Red Oak

James Mignogna
Nutley, NJ USA
Bloomfield1

James Mignogna
Nutley, NJ USA
Angles

Jane Soodalter
Cold Spring, NY USA

Splat

Jane Soodalter
Cold Spring, NY USA
Frost Crystals on Metal Mesh Table

John Hadden
Huntington, VT USA
Bottle Fly on Hydrangea Flowerette

John Hadden
Huntington, VT USA

The South Up Close

Karen Davidson
Demopolis, Al. USA
Prime

Kasey Michael Child
Amherst, NH USA
Owens Lake

Kathleen Taylor
Santa Fe, New Mexico USA

EarthEvent_04

Kathleen Taylor
Santa Fe, New Mexico USA
Start Me Up

Kristin Aaker Flanagan
Houston, TX USA
Bursting at the Seams

Lea Foster
Lafayette, IN USA

Tinkerbell

Lea Foster
Lafayette, IN USA
Spring Time Reflections

Lea Foster
Lafayette, IN USA
glass stalagtites

LJ Spring
Essex Jct., VT USA

Phoenix Blooms

Michelle Martin Overcash
Carrollton, Texas USA
Lily

Neca Dantas
Los Angeles, CA USA
Eyeball

Paul Sisson
Broomfield, CO USA

Stargazer Lilly

Paul Sisson
Broomfield, CO USA
Tulips

Rainer Quesada
Inglewood, CA USA
Water on Glass, San Rafael, 2007

Robert Hecht
San Rafael, CA USA

Ceramic Bowl Detail, San Rafael, 2012

Robert Hecht
San Rafael, CA USA
Leaf Mountain, San Rafael, 2010

Robert Hecht
San Rafael, CA USA
Two People in Metro, Washington, DC, 2011

Robert Hecht
San Rafael, CA USA

Iris

Sharon Kain
Draper, UT USA
Cellular

Susan Jacobs
Brooklyn, NY USA
Topography 1

Susan Jacobs
Brooklyn, NY USA

Ice

Susan Jacobs
Brooklyn, NY USA
Queues

Suzan Mandla
Ottawa, Ontario Canada
Green Eyed Dragon

Suzan Mandla
Ottawa, Ontario Canada

Diffraction #1

Tom Zenaty
Shelburne, VT USA
Diffraction #2

Tom Zenaty
Shelburne, VT USA
Purple Passion

Tom Zenaty
Shelburne, VT USA

Diffraction #3

Tom Zenaty
Shelburne, VT USA

Juror: Felice Frankel

Science photographer Felice Frankel is a research scientist in the Center for Materials Science and Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Working in collaboration with scientists and engineers, Felice’s images have been published in over 200 journal articles and/or covers and various other publications for general audiences such as National GeographicNatureScienceAngewandte ChemieAdvanced MaterialsMaterials TodayPNASNewsweekScientific AmericanDiscover Magazine, and New Scientist among others.

She is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and has received awards and grants from the National Science Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the Guggenheim Foundation, the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation, the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts, among others. Felice was a Loeb Fellow at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design and was awarded the Distinguished Alumna Award at Brooklyn College, CUNY and the Lennart Nilsson Award for Scientific Photography.

Felice founded the Image and Meaning workshops and conferences whose purpose is to develop new approaches to promoting the public understanding of science through visual expression.

She and her work have been profiled in the New York Times, Wired, LIFE Magazine, the Boston Globe, the Washington Post, the Chronicle of Higher Education, National Public Radio’s All Things Considered, Science Friday, the Christian Science Monitor and various European publications. She exhibits throughout the United States and in Europe. Her limited edition photographs are included in a number of corporate and private collections.


Please do not contact jurors regarding your entry in this exhibit. Doing so will disqualify your entry.

 

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