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Welcome to the Northstar Gallery blog. The blog focuses on the artist's fine art photography and the major themes of the artist's work. These include: Stone Spirits, a micro level exploration of the beautiful form, color and structure of select minerals. Flesh and Stone explores memorial art form around the world, especially looking at the long and deep mythical connection between flesh and stone. The Secret Life of Seashells offers a focus on the exquisite sensuous beauty of sea shells. Flying Ladies celebrates the beauty of classic automobile hood ornaments and their contribution to the Streamlining Design Movement. The blog will explore some of the technical and deeper philosophical aspects of the images that make up the Northstar Gallery. Please enjoy the images and the exploration of their meaning. Comments are greatly welcome.


Conowingo Dam Eagles - A Second Visit

April 09, 2021
Yesterday I had the opportunity to return to the Conowingo Dam to photograph the Bald Eagles and the Double-Crested Cormorants. The eagles were not very active yesterday,...
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Conowingo Dam Eagles

April 02, 2021
Last week I had the opportunity to photograph eagles at the Conowingo Dam. The dam is on the Susquehanna River on the Maryland border just north of where the river joins...
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Stone Spirits - Proposal For Presenting NFTs In Museum or Gallery Venues

March 28, 2021
Stone Spirit #163 This proposal explores the presentation of fine art photography as NFTs (Non-Fungible Tokens) in gallery or museum venues. The artist's Stone Spirits...
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How to Present NFT Minted Fine Art Photography

March 28, 2021
Stone Spirit #122 For the last several years I have been quite interested in the digital transformation of traditional art. I have had the privilege of serving on the...
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NFTs - Nonfungible Tokens an Art Revolution

March 14, 2021
NFTs or Nonfungible Tokens are a new concept that has set the art world on fire. Nonfungible means you can't exchange the referenced item for another thing of equal value...
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Ridged Pipe Wrench

December 30, 2020
Tool Portraits - Ridgid Pipe Wrench The Northstar Gallery presents Tool Portraits which celebrates the beauty of well used hand tools such as this Ridged Pipe wrench. Th...
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The Streamlining Design Movement

December 25, 2020
Flying Lady 1942 Cadillac Series 62 photography by Dennis W. Felty In the 1920's and 1930's, people enjoyed the excitement of a new love affair with the automobile. Du...
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Yearning for Balance & Harmony

December 24, 2020
Stone Spirit #135 Photography by Dennis W. Felty "For me, the creation of a photograph is experienced as a heightened emotional response, most akin to poetry and music,...
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