The front cover of Coastal Maine in Words and Art – Photo titled Vanishing Point by Yohaku Yorozuya. And the back cover – Moonstruck by Ramona du Houx – the other the artist in the book/exhibit. From Maine Insights News: Winners of Maine’s Solon Center for Research and Publishing’s first book writing/art contest announced — Exhibit opening September 14th at Fukurou Gallery in Rockland See the article HERE. The front cover of Coastal Maine in Words and Art – Photo titled Vanishing Point by Yohaku Yorozuya. And the back cover – Moonstruck by Ramona du Houx – the other the artist in the book/exhibit. The Solon Center for Research and Publishing […]
Seascapes “Our bodies consist of the same proportion of water as the earth. We are creatures of the sea. The draw of the ocean has been written about time and again. There is something more vast and more mysterious about the sea than anything else on earth. It’s something similar to the vastness and mystery of the universe itself. […]
Maine researchers discover increased carbon dioxide enhances plankton growth – opposite of what was expected
Coccolithophore blooms photographed from a far and up close. Photo Credits: Ocean Ecology Laboratory, Ocean Biology Processing Group NASA Goddard Space Center. Science study reports that coccolithophores’ abundance has increased by an order of magnitude since 1960s, significantly changing the ocean’s garden. Coccolithophores—tiny calcifying plants that are part of the foundation of the marine food web—have been increasing in relative […]
Ramona du Houx uses the camera with a painter’s eye. The technique she discovered back in 1979, in New York, uses movement to create a sense of wonder through colors, textures, memories, and the seasons. Everything within the photographic viewfinder becomes visibly interconnected when objects merge with the motion of the camera as the image, the “lightgraph,” is taken. “Moving the camera like a paint brush can create a sense of being personally close to an object through colors, textures, memories, and the seasons. Landscapes show this well because of their never-ending vastness that somehow surrounds us in an embrace. For me landscapes inspire contemplation, and patience. That and the sensation of being at home, welcomed by nature’s warmth,” said […]
Ramona du Houx uses the camera with a painter’s eye. The technique she discovered back in 1979, in New York, uses movement to create a sense of wonder through colors, textures, memories, and the seasons. Everything within the photographic viewfinder becomes visibly interconnected when objects merge with the motion of the camera as the image, the “lightgraph,” is taken. “Moving […]
This documentary following photographic series, People at Work: The Low Wage Earners of Maine, which depicts some of our fellow neighbors who work for the state’s minimum wage of just $7.50 an hour. The dedicated photographer, Jeff Kirlin, works in his free time documenting them. This is just a sample from his series. “The photography project was started after I […]
During her photographic carrier of 35 years Ramona du Houx has taken photos of many people and their communities, as well as a few presidents. Here is a sampling of her documentary work.
The Photographic Art of Takafumi Suzuki – (Yohaku Yorozuya) Professor Takafumi Suzuki, also known as Yohaku Yorozuya, has had multiple exhibits over his forty year career as a photographic artist. He is renowned for his use of classic darkroom techniques spending days perfecting his images. This exhibit, in the slideshow above, is called Hindsight. Many of the images were taken years before historic events that changed the world.
Article and photos by Ramona du Houx “We can raise incomes again — because that is the single most important issue we face. People have to feel that their work has been rewarded. Prosperity has to be broadly shared,” said Hillary Clinton, the front-runner for the Democratic nomination in the 2016 presidential race during a campaign town-hall style event in […]
From time to time I just have to post other artists as their work should be shared. Ansel Adams’ is known for his stunning landscapes and coming up with the “zone technique” of printing black and white photos. Here are some rare photos he took of life in an American Japanese Internment Camp during WWII. Not one of the United […]
Robert and Fannie Mitchell. Tribal affiliation: Dine Photograph: Matika Wilbur Read the full report on the Guardian Newspaper HERE. One woman’s mission to photograph every Native American tribe in the US Matika Wilbur has traveled more than 250,000 miles to ensure stereotyped images are replaced with accurate ones to change history’s collective psyche Three years ago, Matika Wilbur sold almost […]
From the Bangor Daily News: The inside gallery at The Art House 61 Pleasant Street, Portland, features fine art photography by Ramona du Houx for the month of June, 2015. Ramona du Houx creates fine art photography that looks like watercolor paintings evoking mystery and a sense of wonder. Some find them nostalgic and some mystical. Many have said the […]
ARTIST STATEMENT Ramona du Houx Please click on the thumbnail to view a larger version of the art Many Native Americans continue to believe that everything and everyone is connected. It is that interconnectedness that helps to make us whole. Through photography I have found light expresses that reality in unique ways. I try to bring the beauty and mystery […]
Ramona has been to many events in her 32 year career as a photographer and has had the privilege of capturing the excitement and atmosphere surrounding the events. “Ramona du Houx provides fine, thorough, and complete photography and writing services and doesn’t stop until she gets the job done to the satisfaction of the client she is working for.” – Bangor Citycouncilor Joe Baldacci Here is a small sample of her work. For more please click here. Or contact her directly.Rates vary per assignment and needs.
by Ramona du Houx A team of scientists from Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences and the New England Aquarium will gather at the popular new District Hall, 75 Northern Ave. in Boston’s Innovation District on Thurs. Jan. 15 to celebrate the technological and scientific achievement of a gallery of photos that capture microscopic marine microbes that are invisible to the […]
By Lisa Crothers, July, 28th, 2014 How do we spend wisely considering factors like: a still unstable economy, sky-high gas prices, droughts causing food supplies to increase – only to name a few things here. We still want to make investments and decorate our homes, so what can we do if we cannot head to Christies and bid on that Monet? As patrons of the Arts and Humanities commitment and investment are the grounding principles. A few years ago when I became invested in the arts community, I took down all of the “reproduced art” in my living space, recommitting myself to original art. My walls are still pretty bare, but the satisfaction is in knowing that over the years, […]