Category Archives: Fine Art Photography

images and writing about photography from an aesthetic viewpoint

Nature Fantasies


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 no modeling fees involved, … Continue reading

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Photography – in – Progress: Forest Reflection


…something I’m trying out…merging two realities inside one moment.

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Photography – in – Progress: Freeway Garden


The topic that interests me in these photographs is the intersection between nature and industry; the seeming chaos of industrial construction as it spills across sedate fields of corn and sunflowers to eventually become a ribbon of concrete and steel … Continue reading

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Recent Work – Palm Light


© All Images Douglas Barkey 2012

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Happy Holidays….time for a break!


Best wishes everyone!…..see you in 2012!

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Sacred Obsessions – The Power of the Dead in Argentine Culture


Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2011-  It is hard to travel anywhere in Argentina without encountering evidence of a culture with an “eternal fascination with the deceased” that extends far beyond the walls of the famed Recoleta cemetery into the most remote … Continue reading

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The Last Cup of Coffee…


Palermo, Buenos Aires –  Café con leche, cafecito, jarrita de café….next to máte, taking time to savor an expresso or coffee with milk is a frequent Argentine pastime. For fun I photographed each of my coffee breaks with my Iphone.  A few … Continue reading

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Plaza de Mayo – President Kirchner’s “Fiesta Patria Popular”


Casa Rosada, Plaza de Mayo, Buenos Aires – This type of event would have been unheard of 30 years ago in front of La Casa Rosada or anywhere else…. The day before I left Argentina 33 years ago was when … Continue reading

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Cuesta de Miranda


Villa Union to Chilecito, La Rioja – Cuesta de Miranda has been a communication  and travel route since pre-hispanic times. The mountain overpass has seen several battles including the famous Batalla de Cuesta de Miranda between the federales and the … Continue reading

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Mendoza – Norton Malbec


Bodega Norton Malbec, Mendoza – 

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