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About FotoVentures Photo-Graphic Art

I am a freelance photographer and writer who has had had a passion for photography since first using my Dad’s 35 mm camera as a teenager. The amazing digital innovations revolutionizing the photographic arts in recent years have only served to heighten my passion for the art form. My magazine articles and accompanying photography specialize in sharing the wonder of Hispanic culture, history and architecture. You can see more of my work at www.fotoventures.net.

In the distance, Istanbul’s Blue Mosque, image was taken in Nov 2009. Advertisements

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This is the last in my trilogy of images inspired by Tucson’s Etherton Gallery’s B&W exhibit “Masters of 20th Century American Photography”. This is the rear entrance to the Hotel Congress where John Dillinger, Public Enemy No.1″, was captured in … Continue reading

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A visit to Johnny Gibson’s Market on So 6th Ave is like time travel to a bygone era. The image was inspired by Tucson’s Etherton Gallery’s B&W exhibit “Masters of 20th Century American Photography”. It was taken during last week’s … Continue reading

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I joined the Camera Club Tucson’s excursion this past week to Etherton Gallery’s B&W exhibit “Masters of 20th Century American Photography” followed by a downtown evening street photo shoot. The Congress Hotel lent itself beautifully to a B&W vintage interpretation … Continue reading

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Too hot!

Wishing I was back in Paris where I took this 2013 picture at the Ile-de-la-Cité Flower Market near Notre Dame. Tucson’s high yesterday was 108 with heat warnings! Paris’ high yesterday was 69.

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A magnificent daddy cardinal in our oleander bushes earlier this week.

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Flamenco Encore

These Flamenco images were captured at a performance at the Museo del Baile Flamenco Seville during my April 2018 trip to southern Spain. If you ever have the opportunity to visit Sevilla be sure to put this venue on your … Continue reading

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Sevilla Day 5

The final stop on my last day was the Plaza de España; this impressive landmark was built in 1928 for the Ibero-American Exposition. Its architecture is a magnificent blend of Renaissance Revival and Neo-Mudéjar unique to the Andalusian region.

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Sevilla Day 5

April 18th was the last day of my adventure and I could not leave Sevilla without visiting some of the other major attractions. Frist stop in the morning to avoid the long queue was the Reales Alcazars’ or Royal Castle … Continue reading

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Sevilla Feria de Abril More Day 4

An important part of Sevillano family tradition is for moms, dads, older siblings, aunts & uncles to ensure that the customs are not lost and passed onto the younger generation.

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