Daily Archives: February 18, 2020

Photo Central Presents a Special Guest Artist

Photo Central is a regular guest at the show often featuring information about local and regional artists and authors in art. This Saturday, Photo Central will present a special guest artist at the show.

Phillip Garbutt will present his work in photography and numerous process methods including Cyanotypes, Van Dykes, salt print, gum (dichromate), carbon and platinum printing. Come meet the artist at the show.

Great Show: Thank You All

Saturday we had a fabulous show that featured lots of great deals on a huge variety of cameras, lenses, and accessories from vintage to modern! We had two excellent presenters, Jeff Martz had another captivating presentation from his History of Photography series and Yao Man Chan delivered a fantastic class on digital scanning.

Graham and I would like to thanks all of the guests, presenters, and vendors for another great show. We can’t do it without all of you. We look forward to the next show on February 22nd, 2020!

Rose City Exclusive Presentation!

We are so very pleased to announce that world famous travel photographer, Robert Holmes will be live at the 4th Annual Rose City PhotoFair on August 24th. His presentation details will be announced in the next few weeks, so be sure to check back here for more information. In the meantime here is his bio information:

The entraance to Swezigon Pagoda, Bagan, Myanmar

Robert Holmes career as one of the world’s most successful and prolific travel photographers has extended over 40 years. He was the first photographer to be honored twice by the Society of American Travel Writers with their Travel Photographer of the Year Award and he is the only photographer to be given the award 5 times, most recently for 2017.

In 2015 he won both first and second place in the international Errazuiz Wine Photographer of the Year competition.  He was the Errazuiz Wine Photographer of the Year for 2016 and also Marks&Spencer Food Photographer of the Year for 2016 in addition to gaining 3 additional awards.  This is unprecedented.

He has worked for National Geographic, Geo, Saveur, Wine Spectator, Life, Time and hundreds of other major magazines and international companies. His stock catalog of over half-a-million images is represented for licensing by Getty.

His assignments have taken him from coverage of the 1975 British Everest Expedition for the London Daily Mail and Paris Match to searching for snow leopards in the remote valleys of western Nepal for National Geographic Magazine, trekking into the rain forests of Borneo with Penan tribesmen for Islands Magazine and crossing the Great Indian Desert on camel for Departures.

Climbing in Canada’s Bugaboos, British Columbia with Canadian Mountain Holidays

Bob has illustrated over 45 books and he has regularly been one of the elite group of the world’s 100 best photojournalists invited to participate in the acclaimed “Day in the Life” series.  He authored and photographed The Traveler’s Wine Guide to California that won a prestigious lowell Thomas Award.

His passion for food and wine has lead to extensive work in those industries including the illustration of 9 books on wine and 7 cookbooks. More recently Bob has added film production to his talents and in partnership with Andrea Johnson has been producing videos for clients in the wine and hospitality industries.

Bob is a Fellow of both the Royal Geographical Society and The Explorers Club.