Concrete Jungle Exhibition
Fri November 10, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - Fri February 23, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
The Concrete Jungle exhibition offers viewers a captivating look at a juxtaposing in timings and the nature of things.
This stunning exhibition showcases the insightful photography of Marco Catini whose images are a study in what happens when you use a very long exposure to capture some of the more iconic places in New York City. Marco’s images are contrasted with an intimate and emotional look at both exotic and local wildlife gracefully captured using quick exposures by award winning nature photographer and featured student, Ashleigh Scully.
About Marco Catini
Born and raised in Switzerland, Marco Catini now lives in New Jersey. He is formally trained in Marketing and Advertising with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. Working in the advertising industry for 10 years developed his eye for composition and visual storytelling. He meticulously hones his skills through diligent work and continuing education, and applies them to his current projects. Marco’s Featured images are titled Lingering Noise.
What happens when a single photo records 10, 15, or even 20 minutes of daytime in the city that never sleeps? Will all moving elements become blurry or completely vanish, thus creating quiet and surreal cityscapes? Or will some noise linger? Come see the answer for yourself at the opening of “Concrete Jungle”
About Ashleigh Scully
A 15 year-old wildlife photographer from Morristown, NJ. Ashleigh is a sophomore at the Morristown-Beard School. She has been photographing wildlife since age 8, when she first visited Alaska and saw many inspiring sights, including breaching whales and foraging bears. Ashleigh says, “My photography focus is to produce images which give a glimpse into the emotions of our country’s native wildlife, while exposing individual and family behaviors that we wouldn’t normally have the opportunity to see. I hope that my images will give the viewer a sense of empathy and respect for all creatures, and that my work will inspire the next generation of young wildlife conservation photographers.” The winner of Many Photography awards for her Young age, this year alone Ashleigh has won 5 awards:
Natural History Museum of London, Youth Division (Youth Wildlife Photographer of the Year)
Nature’s Best Windland Smith Rice International Photography Awards, Youth Division
(Youth Wildlife Photographer of the Year)
Yellowstone Forever Photo Competition (Nature’s Best and Yellowstone Park Foundation), Youth Wildlife
Audubon Magazine Photography Competition
Adobe Rising Stars Campaign member
(Adobe Lightroom Instagram takeover)