About the Exhibit
Opening Reception: Sunday September 19th, 12:00PM-3:00PM | More Info
Through November 1st 2021
The Photography of Michael Garber, Bobbi Lane and Lee Varis
“Glorious Impressions” presented in collaboration with Rockefeller State Park Preserve
Bobbi Lane and Lee Varis
The dynamic duo of Bobbi Lane, Mistress of Light, and Lee Varis, Sultan of Skin, are award winning commercial photographers with over 40 years experience. Both have photographed a wide variety of subjects, from still life to people to travel. Lee and Bobbi are Fujifilm “X-Photographers“ and have been honored by photo organizations and professional magazines for their outstanding education instruction.
Bobbi’s work includes corporate websites, annual reports and hundreds of environmental portraits for a wide variety of magazines. She has authored several books and a variety of educational DVDs on lighting. Lee Varis is a photo-illustrator and a digital and advanced imaging pioneer. Lee’s work has been featured on movie posters, video box covers, CD covers, numerous brochures and catalogs. He is responsible for the moth on the “Silence of the Lambs” movie poster, as well as photos of the Starship Enterprise for the Star Trek movies! Lee is the author of the best-selling book Skin: The Complete Guide to Digitally Lighting, Photographing, and Retouching Faces and Bodies.
Dedicated photo educators, together they bring insight and enthusiasm to their students in workshops and travel tours worldwide, including Venice Carnival, Iceland, Tanzania, Cuba. Bobbi and Lee teach lighting techniques for portraits with natural light, studio strobes and speed lights. Lee specializes in Lightroom and Photoshop and is considered to be an Adobe Wizard!
Michael Garber Photographer, co-curator
A landscape, nature and portrait photographer, intrigued by the subjectivity of light, Michael Garber is drawn to objects as they are transformed in changing light. He employs light as a design element in shaping and capturing his images, especially where color and texture add depth and intensity.
Michael travels extensively to photograph diverse landscapes and birds in their unique light. He studied photography at the International Center for Photography in New York City.
Michael is the photographer for the Timber Press book, The History of Landscape Design in 100 Gardens, by Linda A. Chisholm, that showcased at the New York Botanical Garden with a lecture and book signing, 2018.
Four Dimensions of Nature – Michael Garber Photo Montage, Artist of the Month, Dennis P. McHugh Piermont Library, Piermont, New York, September 2020
Mammals & Migratory Art, The Art Gallery at the Rockefeller State Park Preserve, Pleasantville, NY November-December 2019
Historic Hudson River, New York Hall of Science, Queens, New York June-September 2019
Horses & Hounds, The Art Gallery at the Rockefeller State Park Preserve, Pleasantville, New York, October 2017
Glorious Gardens & Landscapes, The Durst Organization, Avenue of the Americas, New York City, New York, April-July 2016
Drama of Light, Union Arts Center, Sparkill, New York, December 2015-March 2016
Ode to Earth, Blue Hill Art & Cultural Center, Pearl River, New York, November 2015-April 2016
Animal Life – Yellowstone in Winter, The Art & Cultural Center, Blue Hill Plaza, Pearl River, NY, July-December 2012
Seeing Trees, New York Hall of Science, Queens, New York, March-August 2012
Exhibit co-curated by Audrey Leeds. For inquiries, contact Audrey: email@example.com