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By Michael Bruer | February 5, 2014
Since his graduation from the University of Iowa nearly four decades ago, Julio Emilio Moline has fostered his passion for photography on a part-time basis, always on the sidelines. "I kept [photography] as a side interest, and it hasn't been my primary professional pursuit until recently - when I began devoting more time to it," Moline said in an interview this week. His work is being exhibited throughout February at Penelope's Café Books & Gallery in La Cañada. Larry Moss, who co-owns Penelope's, is a friend of Moline's, having worked with him as a landscape architect.
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By Dan Killam | March 13, 2008
Taking a picture is not nearly as complicated as it used to be. A digital sensor captures an image, which is saved as a digital file and then printed out with little fanfare. The digital revolution has brought complete control over photography to consumers, but has also dehumanized the actual process of making a picture. Ron Dietel, a local old-fashioned photography enthusiast, is resisting this trend in the most extreme way possible. His day job is at UCLA, in the Education Research department, but in his free time, Dietel takes photographs using old-fashioned cameras, and develops the film himself to create his own prints.
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By Hripsime Moskovian, Special to the Valley Sun | January 12, 2011
Larre Johnson's photography is on display at Penelope's Café, showcasing pieces that are the result of his travels and observations of the world around him. However, it is his day job that plays a pivotal role in how Johnson views his surroundings. "My full-time day job is as a partner in an advertising agency called Big Honkin' Ideas. We've been in business for 15 years," Johnson said. "I've been a writer over the years, working on television, radio and print. A lot of commercial photography is involved.
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By Krishna Rajagopalan | March 25, 2010
The works of La Cañada High School art students are being showcased through March 31 in the high school auditorium foyer. The Art Show is open to all LCHS students during school hours. Photography teacher Gayle Nicholls-Ali said students chose their best prints from the show ranging from pictures of bright red roses to shots of people in their natural environment taken in a creative manner. “I was actually amazed at the work that the students did, and in the context of gallery work takes a different meaning, it suddenly becomes real when it is identified and in the gallery.
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February 23, 2006
La Cañada PTA Council hosted an awards ceremony to honor 55 talented local student artists in the Reflections program on Feb. 15 in the multi-purpose room of the Crescenta-Cañada YMCA. The event included reception/viewing of winners in the visual arts and photography categories. Winners in the music and literature categories played and read from their works. Meredie Heaton, PTA Council president, handed out award certificates and medals. Reflections is an arts recognition and achievement program for students K-12 in literature, musical composition, visual arts and photography.
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By Olivia Smith | July 9, 2009
A dog surfing in the ocean is not something you see everyday. This month you can visit Penelope?s, at 1029 Foothill Blvd. in La Cañada, to enjoy Ann Taylor?s photographs of swimming dogs. ?I?m very passionate about dogs,? said Taylor. ?I?ve always loved animals, but mainly dogs. I just enjoy going out and photographing them.? The photographs in the restaurant?s gallery are grouped into sections by event. The dogs participate in activities from surfing to swimming and jumping.
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June 1, 2006
American Photo Color Lab welcomes the public to the grand re-opening of its new location in La Crescenta on June 15. American Photo Color Lab, at 3706 Foothill Blvd., is a state-of-the-art photo lab that is family owned and operated. It has been on Foothill Boulevard for more than 14 years and has been in the industry for four generations. It now is owned by Paul and Lena Kaloutian. After moving to the new location, the Kaloutian family spent three years remodeling and updating its technology to better meet the needs of its customers.
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By Hripsime Moskovian, Special to the Valley Sun | September 15, 2010
La Cañada native Eric Polchow has made a career for himself as a photographer, striving for many years to establish himself as someone who sets goals and achieves them. Born into a large family and spending his formative years in La Cañada, Polchow, who currently resides in Las Vegas, Nev., is now a renowned photographer whose work expresses the different phases of his life. "Most of my education in photography was self-taught and through mentorship," Polchow said. "I received validation from an incredible artist.
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September 21, 2006
During the month of September, a photography exhibit by local artist Ron Dietel will benefit the La Cañada Flintridge Educational Foundation. Thirty of Dietel's stunning photographs are on display for sale through Sept. 30 at the La Cañada Flintridge Library, 4545 Oakwood Ave. The Foundation will host an artist's reception for Dietel on Saturday, Sept. 23 from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Library's Community Room. One hundred percent of all sales will be donated to the Foundation. Most of Dietel's exhibited photographs are of California landscapes, ranging from Cherry Canyon to Channel Islands National Park.
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By Michael Bruer | February 5, 2014
Since his graduation from the University of Iowa nearly four decades ago, Julio Emilio Moline has fostered his passion for photography on a part-time basis, always on the sidelines. "I kept [photography] as a side interest, and it hasn't been my primary professional pursuit until recently - when I began devoting more time to it," Moline said in an interview this week. His work is being exhibited throughout February at Penelope's Café Books & Gallery in La Cañada. Larry Moss, who co-owns Penelope's, is a friend of Moline's, having worked with him as a landscape architect.
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By Hripsime Moskovian, Special to the Valley Sun | January 12, 2011
Larre Johnson's photography is on display at Penelope's Café, showcasing pieces that are the result of his travels and observations of the world around him. However, it is his day job that plays a pivotal role in how Johnson views his surroundings. "My full-time day job is as a partner in an advertising agency called Big Honkin' Ideas. We've been in business for 15 years," Johnson said. "I've been a writer over the years, working on television, radio and print. A lot of commercial photography is involved.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Hripsime Moskovian, Special to the Valley Sun | September 15, 2010
La Cañada native Eric Polchow has made a career for himself as a photographer, striving for many years to establish himself as someone who sets goals and achieves them. Born into a large family and spending his formative years in La Cañada, Polchow, who currently resides in Las Vegas, Nev., is now a renowned photographer whose work expresses the different phases of his life. "Most of my education in photography was self-taught and through mentorship," Polchow said. "I received validation from an incredible artist.
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By Krishna Rajagopalan | March 25, 2010
The works of La Cañada High School art students are being showcased through March 31 in the high school auditorium foyer. The Art Show is open to all LCHS students during school hours. Photography teacher Gayle Nicholls-Ali said students chose their best prints from the show ranging from pictures of bright red roses to shots of people in their natural environment taken in a creative manner. “I was actually amazed at the work that the students did, and in the context of gallery work takes a different meaning, it suddenly becomes real when it is identified and in the gallery.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Olivia Smith | July 9, 2009
A dog surfing in the ocean is not something you see everyday. This month you can visit Penelope?s, at 1029 Foothill Blvd. in La Cañada, to enjoy Ann Taylor?s photographs of swimming dogs. ?I?m very passionate about dogs,? said Taylor. ?I?ve always loved animals, but mainly dogs. I just enjoy going out and photographing them.? The photographs in the restaurant?s gallery are grouped into sections by event. The dogs participate in activities from surfing to swimming and jumping.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Dan Killam | March 13, 2008
Taking a picture is not nearly as complicated as it used to be. A digital sensor captures an image, which is saved as a digital file and then printed out with little fanfare. The digital revolution has brought complete control over photography to consumers, but has also dehumanized the actual process of making a picture. Ron Dietel, a local old-fashioned photography enthusiast, is resisting this trend in the most extreme way possible. His day job is at UCLA, in the Education Research department, but in his free time, Dietel takes photographs using old-fashioned cameras, and develops the film himself to create his own prints.
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By Grace Farag | September 28, 2006
Last Saturday the La Cañada Flintridge Educational Foundation hosted an artist's reception for local photographer Ronald Dietel, whose exhibit, "My Special Photographs," is currently on display in the LCF Library's Community Room. Light refreshments were served, and Dietel was present to answer questions about his art. The president of the LCF Educational Foundation, Janna Gosselin, was also in attendance. The Foundation will accept all proceeds from the sales of Dietel's prints for its 2006-2007 Annual Campaign.
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September 21, 2006
During the month of September, a photography exhibit by local artist Ron Dietel will benefit the La Cañada Flintridge Educational Foundation. Thirty of Dietel's stunning photographs are on display for sale through Sept. 30 at the La Cañada Flintridge Library, 4545 Oakwood Ave. The Foundation will host an artist's reception for Dietel on Saturday, Sept. 23 from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Library's Community Room. One hundred percent of all sales will be donated to the Foundation. Most of Dietel's exhibited photographs are of California landscapes, ranging from Cherry Canyon to Channel Islands National Park.
NEWS
June 1, 2006
American Photo Color Lab welcomes the public to the grand re-opening of its new location in La Crescenta on June 15. American Photo Color Lab, at 3706 Foothill Blvd., is a state-of-the-art photo lab that is family owned and operated. It has been on Foothill Boulevard for more than 14 years and has been in the industry for four generations. It now is owned by Paul and Lena Kaloutian. After moving to the new location, the Kaloutian family spent three years remodeling and updating its technology to better meet the needs of its customers.
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