Tag Archive for portraits

Photographer Offers Schools and Non-Profits “No-Cheese Portrait Program” for Easy Fundraising

Keith Pitts children's portraits -- capturing moments, not creating them.

SCOTTSDALE, AZ–(Marketwire – September 28, 2009) – Most parents dread portrait sittings. Likewise, children aren’t thrilled to sit still and force a smile. The answer, chuckles Keith Pitts of Keith Pitts Photography, is simply “cutting the cheese.” That is, eliminating more staged childrens portraits to instead capture children playing, interacting and just being kids. Such…

Local Photography Studio Showcased at Opening of New Hospital at University of North Carolina

DURHAM, N.C., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ — Tuesday’s dedication of the just-completed $180 million NC Cancer Hospital on the Chapel Hill campus of the University of North Carolina featured the opening of a specially-commissioned photography exhibit, “The New Face of Cancer Care”, showcasing the work of local photographers Tamara Lackey and Rachel Garrison, of Tamara Lackey…

Museo® Fine Art Launches a New Retail Sample Pack

Museo® Fine Art

SOUTH HADLEY, Mass., September 15, 2009 – Museo® Fine Art, the preeminent brand of digital fine art media from InteliCoat Technologies®, a world leader in the manufacture of coated paper, film and specialty substrates for digital imaging applications, today announced the availability of the Museo Fine Art Sample Pack. Featuring Museo Silver Rag™, Portfolio Rag™,…

Verve Gallery of Photography Presents a Group Exhibition by Three Gallery Artists

Susan Burnstine: Within These Walls

Verve Gallery of Photography is pleased to present Reverie & Rhapsody, an exhibition exploring dreams, memory and time, and the rhythm of contemplation and mystery that is held within all three. The three-person exhibition includes Verve gallery artists Susan Burnstine, Susan kae Grant and Beth Moon. The Opening Reception is held on Friday, August 28, 2009 from 5-7pm.

AKVIS Sketch 9.0 Creates Pencil Drawings or Watercolor Paintings from Photos


AKVIS Software Inc. proves once again that there is no end to perfection and releases version 9.0 of AKVIS Sketch for Windows and Macintosh. The software converts photos to color and B&W pencil drawings and watercolor paintings. Version 9.0 has a new improved algorithm for photo-to-sketch conversion, adds a new parameter field for edge definition, adds the possibility to manipulate the saturation of color pencil drawings and much more. This version competes with hand drawn art in flexibility and will spur the creativity of the user.