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.

 

Quantum History

December 23, 2020
Stone Spirit #125 Photography by Dennis W. Felty Over millions of years a stone's atoms vibrate in resonance to each moment noting the impact of time, pressure, sound, h...
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Jewels Deep Within Us

December 23, 2020
Stone Spirit #123 photography by Dennis W. Felty “The universe buries strange jewels deep within us all, and then stands back to see if we can find them” – Elizabeth Gil...
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Insectavora Coney Island

December 21, 2020
Insectavora "Snake Girl" Coney Island photography by Dennis W. Felty "In our infinite diversity we travel the same path, let us help each other along the way."
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Spirit of Life

December 21, 2020
Flesh & Stone - Staglieno Cemetery, Genoa, Italy photograph by Dennis W. Felty "Every day I am aware of the flow and constant change; perhaps I am at the edge of discove...
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Stone Spirits & Suiseki

October 30, 2020
Stone Spirit #122 Northstar Gallery Today I received Manette Gerstle book Beyond Suiseki. The book presents a set of exquisite examples of Suiseki stone art. Suiseki are...
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Sacred Ground

October 28, 2020
photography by Dennis W. Felty Naught but earth, sky, rock and I No sound but wind Great is the sky, small am I Clothed, yet naked and exposed This is Sacred Groun...
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Secrets of the Sea

October 28, 2020
photography by Dennis W. Felty Learn the secrets of the sea? Only those who brave its dangers Comprehend its mystery! -Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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Poulnabrone dolmen

October 28, 2020
photography by Dennis W. Felty Poulnabrone dolmen Ireland The Poulnabrone dolmen is located in a rocky field in the remote, mountainous area near Poulnabrone, Kilcorn...
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