Author Archives: Douglas Barkey

About Douglas Barkey

Director of Teaching and Learning Effectiveness The Art Institutes Photographer, Artist

Landscape Photography – Three Photographers, Three Visions


(Puche, 2013b) The landscape of nature is like the human figure – it is a subject with endless possibilities for expression. Photographs of the environment can be appreciated simply for their depiction of beauty; they can reveal truths about our … Continue reading

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Cinema: Lore – The veracity of photography


Photography plays a leading role in “Lore”, a film by Cate Shortland, as a key weapon used to  win the peace for the Allies in the aftermath of the Nazi demise in Germany. The same photographs make an appearance within … Continue reading

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Critical Review: Maggie Taylor at Candela Gallery – “Subject to Change”


The exhibit of Maggie Taylor’s work, “Subject to Change” at Candela Gallery in Richmond, Virginia, is an intriguing and fanciful collection of photographs that seem like artifacts unearthed from the Victorian era and re-assembled by a surrealist archaeologist. Taylor’s images … Continue reading

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Another Artist Banned for Exposing Body in Photographs


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Two photographs published by artists of themselves have generated a great deal of controversy recently. The geographic and cultural distance between the two artists is worlds apart, but their response to repression through a photograph and…

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Portfolio Selections – States of Being


In these photographs moments in time converge to create a window through which the invisible becomes visible; they attempt to reveal a contemplative space in between two layers of reality. See more >>

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Portfolio Selections – Sabal Rhapsis Rhythm


From Light Gestures Palm Folio. See more….

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Portfolio Selections – Northern Light


Landscapes of light from Maine. See more>>>

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Portfolio Selections – Eyepoems


This is an ongoing project in which creative writing is embedded  into the photographic image.  See more…

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Getting the conversation going….


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Photography of nature is a popular past time for many. Although it isn’t necessarily easy to pull off nature photography well, it is a pretty easily accessible subject, often spectacular, and doesn’t talk back. There are…

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Portfolio Selection – Passion


A series of work on passion…see more>>>

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