Artisans Festival – Meet the Maker, Gail Lipson

gail_at_workMeet photographer Gail Lipson.  Gail is one of over 35 artists showing at the 39th annual Artisans Festival, Thanksgiving Weekend at the Miners Foundry Cultural Center.   This holiday tradition features Northern California’s finest artisans showing original, hand-crafted art.  Meet the artisans and makers.  Expect to find the extraordinary at this show.  November 29 – December 1, 10am-5pm, $3 daily admission, $5 weekend pass.

I have always loved photographs that capture the mood of the moment. capture that I use a small SLR digital camera so I can walk around freely to explore the scenes around me.  Most of my photography is hand held, but I do use a tripod for my sunsets and low light scenes.

I am especially attracted to glass, water and the sparkle of sunlight and I try to capture their qualities in my printed photographs. I consider the process of printing the photos an important component of the creativity involved in photography. There are times when I make the photo “pop”out of the frame as I did in the photo of the poppies along the Yuba.

My goal is to share with the viewer share my experience of these scenes.

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