Recently, Richard Auger was honored as the featured artist for 1000 Friends of Florida – a non-profit organization that promotes a better balance between growth and environmental protection in the state Florida. For the Spring 2020 “Foresight Newsletter”, they chose Watcher of Paradise for the cover, as well as 5 other images – please scroll
The summer of 2013 saw some pretty high water levels across North Florida, and Telegraph Creek in South Florida was no different. The main problem is how strong the current becomes, almost like rapids in narrow or meandering sections. The second problem is how close the tree branches become to the waterline, forcing me to
Back in July 2013, I started this blogpost but never published it. Here is the story, published now in October 2016: After a number of 1 and 2 week long adventures through Florida, a relaxing one day trip was in order to Anclote Key State Park, a boat-only accessible island 3 miles outside of
I’ve finally joined the Instagram bandwagon! Its much more photo centric than Facebook, and I’ve found that the platform helps me share photos differently to a new audience, as well as discover other inspirational work from other artists. I’ve also been adding new functionality to the comments and sharing functions to the website for easy posting
I’m honored this year to be the featured artist for the ’14th Annual Oyster Roast’ fundraiser for a great organization, The St Johns Riverkeeper. The event will celebrate the St. Johns River and raise funds for the continuation of their effective advocacy, outreach, and education programs.
I mostly shoot black and white 120 film, and make my living selling big fine-art prints. I returned to film 5 years ago for aesthetic reasons, and reinvented my style and won many awards for my silver gelatin prints. As time moved on, I wanted to reintegrate color back into my workflow, so for the past two years, I’ve tried many digital systems and hated them all (5dmkiii, D800E, etc). The Sony A7Rii is the first digital camera I really like and can live with.
The last week has been busy for my usual slower summer months, with two back to back presentations at the Crealde Art School in Winter Park on Friday, and the Florida Brevard County Camera Club the following Tuesday. The emails and messages thanking me for presentation over the following days were a big emotional boost to get me out
My 4th year at the Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival (WPSAF) was my best yet! My image titled ‘The Lonely Palm‘ was honored with an ‘Award of Excellence’! This same image will be the poster art for the Ocala Arts Festival in October. As many of you know, I began my career in the arts as