Nautilus print sandwiched between two layers of plexiglass.

This image of a nautilus is sandwiched between two layers of plexiglass to protect it from moisture around the pool. The print is part of a 20 print collection permanently installed at the Grand Tier across from Lincoln Center on the upper west side of New York city.

This post-war 30 story high-rise was designed by famed architect Costas Kondylis, with interior spaces designed by renowned American Designer John Saladino.

Sandwiching the image between two layers of plexiglass made it possible to safely display the print in this moist environment. There are a number of solutions for displaying prints in challenging environmental conditions.

Contact me to discuss solutions for safely displaying prints in challenging spaces you’re working on. WayneEastep@Gmail.com

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Nautilus print on permanent display at the Grand Tier in New York City

Print of a nautilus sandwiched between two layers of plexiglass at the Grand Tier apartments in New York city.

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Industry is built using engineering design. I’ve always appreciated the elegance of design be it in fine art drawings, fashion, or industrial design. Often the clearer the concept the cleaner the design. Long ago the Shakers and Danish designers illustrated that truth.

This image is a sonar mapping image of the floor of the Gulf of Mexico identifying were there are voids in the earth, where there is crude oil and where there is natural gas.

Once again when we turn our attention to nature we often see elegant design and beauty.

Sonar Map, Gulf of Mexico.

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Unexpected Art/Industry

Industry an unexpected source of art

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Observed Moments

I was walking down fifth avenue and saw this image, paused turned back and asked the person if it would be ok to make an image of their shoes. They looked a little puzzled, but said, ok. After making the image I showed it to them and they said, “wow very cool, I had no idea”.

One of the great satisfactions of photography is being able to make an image of those fleeting moments that we come upon every day.

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Observed Moments, No. 2

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I’ve always thought of myself as an observer. As such photography became the means by which I could communicate what I saw.

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Life observed, a rainy Sunday

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Skies of Sarasota No.2

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Skies of Sarasota No.2

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Skies of SARASOTA

July through September in Sarasota, Florida produces a showcase of skyscapes and cloud dramas.

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Skies of Sarasota

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Al-Hijr / Madain Saleh

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Al-Hijr, Madain Saleh the first UNESCO World Heritage Site in Saudi Arabia.

The entrance to a sacred area within the complex at Al-Hijir.  The archeological site of Al-Hijr (Madain Saleh) is the first UNESCO World Heritage Site in  Saudi Arabia.  It is a major center of the Nabataen civilization.  It is the largest Nabataen site south of Petra in Jordan.  It bears testimony to the Nabataen civilization between the 2nd and 3rd centuries BC and pre-Islamic period in the 1st century AD.

Part of the collection “Art Within Architecture” on exhibit at Eastep Photography gallery 1338 Central Avenue, Sarasota, Florida 34236

 

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Al-Hijir Art Within Architecture

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Serene night on the Gulf of Mexico

My friend and fellow photographer, Peter Silvia made an astute observation about a recently curated collection of my images showcasing water.

“You know Wayne these images of water are really about serenity”.

Images can be more about feeling than the fact of the subject.

This is particularly the case  when when we are in a state of union with the subject we are observing.

I hope when you look at the images I’ll share in the coming days you find that they give you a moment of serenity.

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Serenity

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Artists who opened their studios today, Jan. 6, 2016 as part of the Sarasota Visual Artists Studios.
Other artist who participated but who I was unable to visit include:
Jorge Blanco, Bill Buchman, Tim Jaeger, Joseph Melancon, Tom Stephens.

The Open Studio Series is the 1st Saturday of the month January-April 11am-4pm.

This was a wonderful chance to see the Artists studios and hear what they want to say about their work.

It is a reminder that Sarasota is blessed to have so many talented and established artists. I hope this open studio series will expand awareness and appreciation of this treasure in our midst.

The next Open Studio is February 4. Put it in your calendar and when you go take your checkbook support the artists, enrich your life and bring beauty into your home with their creations.

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Sculptor Jack Dowd in his Studio.

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Artist Duncan Chamberlain

Sarasota Visual Artists Studios

Artist Dasha Reich

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Elena De La Ville, Visual Artist, Sarasota, FL

Sarasota Visual Artists Studios,

Vicky Randall, Sculptor, Sarasota, Florida

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Sarasota Visual Artists Studios

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Reflection of boats, Martinique

While scouting locations for a Nautica fashion shoot in Martinique I saw this wonderful play of color.  The color was from boats in the marina reflecting onto the surface of the water.

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Awash in Color

Boats reflecting onto the water in Martinique marina.

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