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Europe's Inspiration

Posted by Curtis on July 30, 2010 at 2:48 PM Comments comments (1)

 

We are just back from a nearly three week trip to Europe. Our trip included Spain, France, Monaco, Italy, Greece, and Turkey. We spent the most time in Barcelona, Spain.

We gave almost a day to the Picasso Museum in Barcelona. It was a real experience. I did not know that Picasso was so talented that he had a major Paris exhibit when he was only 17 years old. The works in the museum were done during his early years. They were so realistic that I thought some were photograph...

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Decorating with Fine Art Photos

Posted by Curtis on March 5, 2010 at 8:56 AM Comments comments (2)

In the past two months I have been asked to provide photographs to decorate the offices of two businesses in Atlanta. One is a large non-profit and the other is a major downtown law firm. In both cases I thought the client was interested in one genre and when I arrived at the offices I was mistaken. This goes to show that you really can not judge your audience before you arrive.

In the first case I thought the client was interested in images that would convey a somewhat religious theme...

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Photos of Plantations

Posted by Curtis on January 21, 2010 at 1:47 PM Comments comments (8)

The collection of photos of Plantation life came out of my preparations for a Family Reunion. My mother’s family name was Haydel and the family had its second reunion in June of 2009.

I started doing research on my mother’s father’s family year ago. I did not spend much time looking at the places where there were born and raised. For the first time, I took a trip to visit the plantations where they lived. The two plantations were about forth miles north of New Orleans....

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