The show has amazing variety. I enjoyed talking to fellow photographers Stephen Berte and Stephen Borko and seeing their prints. Many other works in several media are there (one advantage of having small works: you can have lots of them in one gallery). Page Turner's small dresses constructed of antique fabrics, bones, and macrame are evocative, representing women of meaning in her life. See these if you're drawn to fabric art.
Capitol Arts Network is co-located with the Washington School of Photography, so while you're there go downstairs to see the stunning photos of Ethiopia by Andarge Asfaw.
At the exasperated urging of my children and friends I've decided to buy a smartphone at last. Naturally I'd like one that takes good images, observing the dictum that the best camera is the one you have with you. Here's a shot of me taken at last night's opening by life-long friend Scott Gunnison on his iPhone 5s. I tweaked it a bit in Lightroom, but even without tweaking it wasn't bad for handheld available-light. I may be tempted to enter the walled garden of Apple.
|Photo by Scott Gunnison|