Art For Charity!


Come see local artists displaying their talent. Get to know them!  
 
I’ll have some of my Fine Art photography work there!  🙂  
 
Support local charities and the fund raising door prizes!  
  
There will be a kids section so they can do their own art,  there will also be food, and music!
 
Raffle Tickets are $5 each and all the money goes to these Local Charities!
 
House of Hope
Little Paws Animal Rescue
Foundation 2 Homeless Shelter

Contributors: Wish to donate? Wish to help out with this event?
Let me know!

Facebook Event Page here :  http://www.facebook.com/events/158886427563586/

AFC main website:   www.crafc.webs.com

 

As always, hope you are having a great day! And stay positive! :)
Carl
Visions Photography – Go Beyond the Snapshot, YOU deserve something special!
319-286-8483

carl@visionsphotography.net
www.visionsphotography.net

Image Selected into A Smith Gallery – Winter Show


The image below of my beloved Chief was accepted into the A Smith Gallery’s Winter Competition juried by Jean Caslin.    Of the 476 submitted images, 52 were selected for the show.  

Exhibition dates will be from 1/6/2012 to 2/12/2012 with a reception to be held on 1/28/2012 from 4 to 7 pm.  The A Smith Gallery is located in Johnson City, Texas. 

This is the 10th gallery show that I have had images accepted to, and as always I am very honored to be a part of this exhibition!   You can see all of the accepted images at:  https://www.asmithgallery.com/Winter_Accepted_Images.php

As always, hope you are having a great day! And stay positive! :)
Carl
Visions Photography – Go Beyond the Snapshot, YOU deserve something special!
319-286-8483

carl@visionsphotography.net
www.visionsphotography.net

You can also see more of my work at the following sites.
http://www.facebook.com/carl.bromberg
http://www.facebook.com/visionsphotography.cedarrapids.ia
http://www.twitter.com/visionsphoto
http://www.visionsphotography.wordpress.com Blog

Honorable Mention at A Smith Gallery Show – “Alterations”


Woo Hoooo!  🙂

My still life image of a fork below was selected by jurors Jill and Dan Burkholder as an honorable mention at the A Smith Gallery Show – “Alterations”.  

Given the quality of the accepted images in this show,  I’m “doing a happy dance!”  Seriously though, I feel very honored to have one of  my image selected to be among the top 7 in the show!  🙂   LoL,  I was happy having two images accepted into the show, let alone one of them getting and honorable mention!!!!  

Thank You!!   🙂

 https://asmithgallery.com/Alterations_Accepted_Ima.php   A Smith Gallery is located in Johnson City, Texas. 

Exhibition dates:

      November 11 to December 18, 2011 

Opening reception:

     November 26 from 4 to 7 PM

Old Fork

As always have a great day and stay positive!

Carl
Visions Photography – Go beyond the snapshot, You Deserve Something Special!
319-286-8483
carl@visionsphotography.net
www.visionsphotography.net
www.visionsbycarl.comYou can also see more of my work at the following sites.
http://www.facebook.com/carl.bromberg
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http://www.twitter.com/visionsphotoAs always have a great day and stay positive!

Two Images Selected for A Smith Gallery – “Alterations Show”


The images below were accepted into the “Alterations” Show at A. Smith Gallery in Johnson City, Texas.   Juried byJill and Dan Burkholder.  Exhibition dates: November 11 to December 18, 2011.  Opening reception: November 26 from 4 to 7 PM.  You can see all the accepted images here:  Accepted Images  Of the 318 submitted images, 48 were selected for the show.  I feel very honored to be a part of  the this show by just being in the company of the great images selected! 

BTW this is the 4th open call show that I have been accepted into at A. Smith Gallery!  :)   It’s the 8th gallery show in which I have had fine art images accepted. 

A special shout out and thanks to everyone that has helped me along this photographic  journey of mine!   You know who you are!   :)    

Winding Road

 

Old Fork

 

As always have a great day and stay positive!

Carl
Visions Photography – Go beyond the snapshot, You Deserve Something Special!
319-286-8483
carl@visionsphotography.net
www.visionsphotography.net

4th of July Fireworks at Ellis Park


4th of July Fireworks at Ellis Park in Cedar Rapids. 

Calling this one………. “And Then There was One”  😉

Just messing around on this one.  Taken while waiting for the “show” to begin.  Zoomed the lens on a bulb exposure and just happened to catch Stubby in the bottom  right.  Would love your thoughts on this one, good or bad!  🙂 

 

 

The Phoenix Rising?  😉

Notice the “face” in the bottom part of this one?  😉

As Always have a great day and Stay Positive! 

Carl
Visions Photography – Go beyond the snapshot, YOU deserve something special!
319-286-8483

Funk Stop


Stubby and I went out to Marion by Moonlight last week and Funk Stop was playing.  Awesome band!  Their music is inspired by Tower of Power, James Brown, Stevie Wonder, and Earth Wind and Fire just to name a few. 

The band is made up of music educators and other Cedar Rapids metro area professionals.  They also have a really hot brass section that just puts icing on the cake for their sound!  If you get a chance to see them, check them out, you won’t be disappointed…I promise! 

This is their website:  http://www.bigwow.org/funkstop/

 

As Always have a great day and Stay Positive! 

Carl
Visions Photography – Go beyond the snapshot, YOU deserve something special!
319-286-8483

Groundbreaking for Paramount Theatre – Orchestra Iowa


Before I get into the groundbreaking ceremonies yesterday at the Paramount Theatre in downtown Cedar Rapids, I’d like to say thank you to Orchestra Iowa for inviting me back for the 2011-2012 season as their official photographer!   🙂  This will be my third season working with Orchestra Iowa and I’ve loved every minute of it! 

The staff that makes up Orchestra Iowa, the musicians, everyone involved are just super people and awesome to work with! 

The past couple years have made me realize how much logistics are involved with every performance, setting up the stage, mixing the music for 80+ musicians, the timing, the advance planning, ticket sales, running the music school, the dedication involved is tremendous!  I’ve just named a FEW of the things that go into every single performance, there is so much more that goes on behind the scenes. 

So a big THANK YOU to Orchestra Iowa for inviting me back for a third season, I’m looking forward to many more working with you!  🙂

For those of you that have not discovered Orchestra Iowa, they are a world-class orchestra right here in Cedar Rapids and eastern Iowa!  Their performances are flawless!  You owe it to yourselves to attend one of their events, once you do you will be hooked!  You can find more information on their website at:  www.orchestraiowa.org

Ok now back to the Paramount.  In 2008 when the flood hit our town of Cedar Rapids so hard, I can still remember seeing the pictures on TV of the Paramount under water almost to the top of the Marquee.  I, like many others, was heartbroken.  “Noooo not the Paramount!”  That was my thoughts!   

It’s been a long time coming but yesterday groundbreaking happened for the renovation of this historic and wonderful theatre!  It will be back better than ever with acoustic improvements, better seating and a host of other improvements!  I’m SOoooo looking forward to the first performance of Orchestra Iowa in November of 2012 in this wonderful venue!  There are only approximately 300 theatres like this remaining in the whole country and one of the best is going to be right here in Cedar Rapids when these renovations are completed!  🙂  

It was an honor for me to be a small part of this event!  🙂 

 

The Staff of Orchestra Iowa

The Orchestra Iowa Brass Quintet inside the Paramount Theatre “Wall of Mirrors”

Inside the Paramount looking toward the stage.

 

The Brass Quintet once again on the stage area, shot from the balcony.

As Always have a great day and Stay Positive! 

Carl
Visions Photography – Go beyond the snapshot, YOU deserve something special!
319-286-8483