Category Archives: Arts

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Artistry with the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch

Photography has gone through a major change.   With the arrival of the iPhone, almost overnite, it became possible to capture high quality images, process and edit them on the phone without a computer, $2 apps replaced much of what expensive read more »

Posted by Bill at 12:08 pm in Arts, International, IPhoneography, Photography - Digital Imaging, Rio Sonora, Travel | 9 Comments

Dispatch from Sonora

I’m sitting on the town plaza in Banamichi, Sonora, the temperature couldn’t be any more perfect, I’ve got my laptop and it seemed like a perfect time for a little blog catch-up before the drive home this afternoon.  This trip read more »

Posted by Bill at 12:41 pm in Arts, Canelo, Grupo Danza Xunutzi, International, Mexico, Music, Rio Sonora | 12 Comments

Spring, Summer, Etc.

I started this blog post back in early July, my thought was to write something that would catch up on our spring and early summer activities.  Well, here we are, almost Sept and I’m just posting it now.  I’ve had read more »

Posted by Bill at 2:33 pm in Art Projects, Arts, Buildings, Canelo, Grupo Danza Xunutzi, International, IPhoneography, Mexico, Rio Sonora, Southwest, Travel, Workshops | 13 Comments

Dirt-O-Rama – Intriguing Tales Beneath Our Feet

From July 14th through the 29th, Athena and I will be at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum participating in their summer program entitled “Dirt-O-Rama – Intriguing Tales Beneath Our Feet.  I don’t believe anything has been posted to their website yet read more »

Posted by Bill at 5:14 pm in Art Projects, Arts, Travel | 2 Comments

iPhones on the Rio Sonora

Through much of November and December my attention was focused on an iPhone photography course we sponsored in Banamichi, Sonora and that was held at La Posada del Rio Sonora http://www.mexicoecoresort.com/ The course was taught by fine art photographer Dan read more »

Posted by Bill at 5:38 pm in Arts, International, IPhoneography, Mexico, Photography - Digital Imaging, Rio Sonora, Travel, Workshops | 13 Comments