Oingo Boingo

Back in the 1980s, one of my favorite bands was Oingo Boingo, a quirky alt-rock outfit from Los Angeles. I first saw them on the short-lived comedy show Fridays. Other new talents on that program included Larry David and Michael Richards, better known for Seinfeld. Thanks to Arthur Field, who I befriended after my bandContinue reading “Oingo Boingo”

Street Photography: Times Square

© 2019 Xiomaro.com Talk about fake news. How about a fake Trump? I get an interesting variety of reactions from a photograph like this. Many will like or not like the photograph along predictable partisan lines. A few are able to temporarily suspend their ideology and see the humor, the composition, the interplay of color,Continue reading “Street Photography: Times Square”

The Art of Phoneography | Photos from the March 16, 2019 Workshop at the Mark Twain Library, Redding, CT

http://www.xiomaro.com | Contact It was a thrill for me to conduct the workshop at the Mark Twain Library in Redding, Connecticut, and in the very room where the original library was housed.  In addition to Mark Twain, the community is also where famed photographers Edward Steichen and Paul Caponigro lived as well as other artists of renown. Continue reading “The Art of Phoneography | Photos from the March 16, 2019 Workshop at the Mark Twain Library, Redding, CT”

Free Photography Workshop at Mark Twain Library

http://www.xiomaro.com | Contact REDDING – A free four-hour smartphone photography workshop and photo walk is being offered at the Mark Twain Library in Redding on Saturday, March 16, 2019, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.  The Art of Phoneography will be presented by Xiomaro, who is the Visiting Artist at Weir Farm National Historic Site.  Xiomaro, aContinue reading “Free Photography Workshop at Mark Twain Library”

The Art of Phoneography | Photos from the October 7, 2018 Workshop

http://www.xiomaro.com | Contact The last workshop of the season could not have been on a finer autumn day.  The cool morning mist and overcast sky imparted an extra burst of color to the leaves and lichen. As with the prior classes, The Art of Phoneography — a free workshop I designed and Weir Farm’s first one ever onContinue reading “The Art of Phoneography | Photos from the October 7, 2018 Workshop”

The Art of Phoneography | Photos from the September 23, 2018 Workshop

http://www.xiomaro.com | Contact The Art of Phoneography — a free workshop I designed and Weir Farm’s first one ever on photography — keeps getting better thanks to the positive feedback I receive from attendees.  An additional workshop is available for October 7 to meet the demand.  Interested participants should register with the park as soon as possible at (203) 834-1896 extension 28Continue reading “The Art of Phoneography | Photos from the September 23, 2018 Workshop”

Morristown and Morris Township Library Acquires Photographic Prints of George Washington’s Headquarters

http://www.xiomaro.com | Contact A portfolio of fine art photographic prints of George Washington’s Headquarters has been acquired by Morristown and Morris Township Library for their North Jersey History and Genealogy Center.  The photographs were selected from a collection that is on exhibit now until December 28, 2018 at the Morristown National Historical Park museum.  The National ParkContinue reading “Morristown and Morris Township Library Acquires Photographic Prints of George Washington’s Headquarters”

The Art of Phoneography | Photos from the July 7, 2018 Workshop at Beautiful Weir Farm

http://www.xiomaro.com | Contact The Art of Phoneography is a free workshop I designed and Weir Farm’s first one ever on photography.  Word spread quickly in the newspapers and on social media. As a result, the classes filled quickly resulting in a waiting list.  Even the final workshop for September 23 is already nearing capacity.  So the park andContinue reading “The Art of Phoneography | Photos from the July 7, 2018 Workshop at Beautiful Weir Farm”

The Art of Phoneography: Photos from the June 16, 2018 Inaugural Workshop

http://www.xiomaro.com | Contact As announced here, The Art of Phoneography is a free workshop I designed and Weir Farm’s first one ever on photography.  I did not realize I would touch a nerve in the public with my idea about teaching how to see like an artist in order to take better smartphone photographs.  This first workshopContinue reading “The Art of Phoneography: Photos from the June 16, 2018 Inaugural Workshop”

“The Diary of Theodosia Ford” – Photographs by Xiomaro at Women’s Rights National Historical Park

http://www.xiomaro.com | Contact SENECA FALLS | Ask the average person to name an important woman of the American Revolution and they might think of Betsy Ross, believed to have made the first American flag for George Washington.  A fine art photographic exhibit opening on July 1 at Women’s Rights National Historical Park seeks to introduce a newContinue reading ““The Diary of Theodosia Ford” – Photographs by Xiomaro at Women’s Rights National Historical Park”