"Photo-Technic” Opens on Aug. 16 at the Alex Ferrone Photography Gallery.

A new art exhibit titled "Photo-Technic" opens on Friday, Aug. 16, and runs through Sept. 22 at the Alex Ferrone Photography Gallery on the North Fork. An Opening Artists' Reception will be held on Friday, Aug. 16, from 6 to 8 p.m. with wines by Macari Vineyards and light fare.

"Photo-Technic" features works by two photographers using different photographic techniques. Dave Burns exhibits infrared images of Serengeti wildlife and landscapes taken while on safaris in Tanzania. Gerry Giliberti exhibits prints of still lifes and flora created with the alternative processes of Lumen and Solar Plate Printing.

Dave Burns is an award-winning photographer who specializes in wildlife, travel, and landscape photography. He has photographically chronicled his experiences traveling in more than 25 countries. Burns is based in Boston and has family ties to the East End of Long Island.

 

"Zebras and Wildebeest Running" by Dave Burns.

"Zebras and Wildebeest Running" by Dave Burns.

 

Classically trained in the black and white darkroom and the Zone System, Dave presently works digitally from capture to print and experiments with different technologies and approaches. This includes infrared photography with its unpredictable tones and dream-like effects.

Dave shares his experiences through his photo safari tours company and provides clients with unique travel and photographic experiences in exotic locations. A member of East End Photographers Group and the North American Nature Photography Association, Dave’s photographs have been exhibited in many galleries and are included in  numerous private collections.

 

"Serengeti Kopje with Clouds" by Dave Burns.

 

"Elephant Seeking Shade Under Acacia" by Dave Burns.

 

Gerry Giliberti is a print-based photographic artist who uses graphics, photography, sculpture and digital imagery to create abstract, surrealistic images and constructions that bring the viewer into a new visual world.

 

"Needles" by Gerry Giliberti.

 

Giliberti’s classical Fine Arts education included printmaking, photography, sculpture, painting, and illustration, along with etching, silk-screening, and other specialized printmaking and archival photographic processing techniques that laid the foundation for his unique ability to see simple images among complex textures.

 

"Wooden Angel" by Gerry Giliberti.

"Wooden Angel" by Gerry Giliberti.

 

Gerry is a member of numerous professional and art organizations including East End Photographers Group, East Hampton Artists Alliance, Southampton Artists Association, and Springs Improvement Society. Gerry Giliberti’s award-winning work has been exhibited in numerous galleries and museums and is included in many private collections. He is based in Springs, NY (located just outside of East Hampton Village).

 

"Unicorn" by Gerry Giliberti.

 

BASIC FACTS: "Photo-Technic" opens  on Aug. 16 with an Opening Reception from 6 to 8 p.m. The show features works by photographers Dave Burns and Gerry Giliberti. The exhibition continues through Sept. 22, 2013.

Alex Ferrone Photography Gallery is located at 25425 Main Road, Cutchogue, NY 11935. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursdays through Sundays and also by appointment. Call 631.734.8545 for more information or visit www.alexferrone.com.

Connect on Facebook at AlexFerronePhotography.

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