Happy Sunday! Heading in to the last week of February already! I can almost smell Spring!!
This week’s Sunday Sampler is some old peeling wood off a train car. I created several versions from light to heavy grunge. Enjoy!
This week’s featured speaker is
Roni Chastain of Long Island, NY.
Roni Chastain Photography
Roni has had a love of photography for over 40 years. She is graduate of the New York Institute of Photography, having completed the course in half the time. Roni was awarded merit awards from the school for two of her photos, which the school purchased.
She has photographed professional nursing organizations & conferences. Her photos have been used by American Academy of Pediatrics, a module for an online guide for parents, the book, Dr Jack Newman’s Guide to Breastfeeding, IBFAN Calendar and The International Lactation Consultants Association. She has volunteered to photograph several fund raising events.
Roni has prepared and presented several slideshows of her travels to professional organizations and libraries on Long Island. This includes Port Washington Library, Glen Cove Library, Freeport Library, Plainview/Bethpage Library. She presented her program for the Great Neck Camera Club and Photograhic Federation of Long Island.
Roni’s work is on permanent display at the NY Institute of Photography and Molloy College Art Gallery.
Roni has had photos published in Popular Photography’s Your best Shot, the Glen Cove Record Pilot, Long Island Newsday, a Lindeman’s contest for Photo of the week. Her work has been exhibited in several locations on Long Island, including Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Juried Art Show, Long Island Center of Photography and FotoFoto Gallery. First National Bank of Long Island has purchased her photos for their annual calendar. Roni won Mass Audubon for her landscape image.
As the Organizer for the Long Island Photography Meetup, Roni arranged for photo shoots in the Tri-State region. Many were private photography tours. After 10 years doing this, the group was closed in 2017.
Roni is a free-lance photographer for the local newspapers. She co-led a photo tour to Cuba in January 2020.
Roni lives on Long Island. She is a mother and grandmother.
Read all the Conference details at: https://www.meredithimages.com/creative-photography-conference/
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