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2014 Nature’s Beauty, Images from the Cincinnati Nature Center Calendar, $16
Enjoy 12 color images shot at the Cincinnati Nature Center over the last few years. They are available in the Cincinnati Nature center’s gift shop, directly from me, or can be ordered via Paypal and shipped by clicking below.

$16.00 each plus $2 each for shipping/packaging plus sales tax if applicable.

Because quantities are limited, calendars may be printed as ordered depending on demand, so please allow several days for packing and shipping.





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This year I have been working hard to make daily photo posts to my Facebook Page. So to see my newest images and updates on shows and other events, like my page, and consider adding it to your interests list to see my posts regularly.

This is a benefit art show for the Rockcastle Karst Conservancy at the Sharonville Fine Arts Center, featuring the photography of Robert Coomer. Join us on Friday, July 6th from 5 – 8 for the show’s opening reception and the chance to purchase jewelry and other fine, hand made items, crafted especially for RKC by local artisans.

Above+Below is a collection of photos and artwork by award winning photographer Robert Coomer that reveal mysterious and beautiful images from beneath the Earth’s surface and the natural beauty of forgotten rural barns and back road landscapes. The images capture the world of natural light and color and then contrasts it with a world of complete darkness, of alien shapes and forms that are rarely seen.

The Rockcastle Karst Conservancy is the only locally based 501(3)(c) non profit organization whose mission is to protect Kentucky’s karst environments and support responsible access to caves in the Rockcastle Region. Kentucky has a unique and rich heritage; part of this tradition is the enjoyment of their cave resources. Through wise stewardship and ownership we hope to allow this tradition to continue for generations to come. RKC has close ties with the Greater Cincinnati Grotto, and is the owner of Great Saltpetre Cave in Mt. Vernon Kentucky. If you have ever caved with a local scout group, you have probably been to Great Saltpetre Cave, or may have even camped there.

Sharonville Fine Arts Center, 11165 Reading Rd. | Sharonville, OH 45241

The Westheimer Gallery is open W/Th/F from 10:00 to 5:00 pm and Saturdays from 10:00 to 2:00 pm

Rockcastle Karst Conservancy

Paintings, Pixels, and PrintsI’m doing a show at the Cincinnati Nature Center, called Paintings, Piels, and Prints with painters Ann Geise, and Kate Albert. The show officially opens this Sunday, November 20th with an reception from 2 to 4:30 at the welcome center. The show runs through the following Sunday. There are a lot of great images in the show from all of us, icluding

 

 

 

 

Old Barn in Berea, Kentucky

Me and my wife spent the weekend in Lexington for our 14th wedding anniversary. During the weekend we also took time to visit the Berea Craft Festival. It’s nice to be on the other side of the tent, so to say, every once and a while. I had my camera gear with me, but had decided i wasn’t going to spend much time taking photos this trip.

On the way back to Lexington, the sky had some really nice clouds, but being the middle of the day the sky was a little washed out. While driving in circles on the back roads, trying to track down a location on my GPS, I spotted this old barn and silo and knew it would look great in infrared. I circled back and pulled out my infrared modified Canon 30D and fired fired off a couple shots, actually a series of images that could be stitched together as a horizontal, or vertical panorama, or as just a standard 4×6 aspect photo.

I loaded it to my laptop that night and made a few quick edits, and came up with the above image. This image is actually a stitch of 3 images from top to bottom. I think it turned out pretty nice.

I’m participating in a photography show at the Maple Creek Artisan Center in Moscow Ohio during the month of July. There are 9 photographers participating in this show. I have a quite a few photos in the upstairs gallery, with 3 large prints over the fireplace, a large wall space, and 3 bins of matted prints of various sizes and prices.

The gallery has lots of other great work on display, including pottery, paintings, and other fine crafts. Stop by and check out their class schedules too.

I’ve been busy working on new galleries that allow the online ordering of small unmatted prints, and adding lots of new images. I’ll post here as soon as new galleries are added.

For a peek at what is coming, and what is currently available, click here.

For custom orders, larger, matted, or signed prints, please contact and order from me directly. The prints from the new system are not printed by me, but through a professional lab. All prints ordered directly from me, as at the art shows, are printed by me.

Winter Harmony, Cincinnati Nature Center
I’ll be at the Wyoming Art Show, Booth 42, this weekend. Stop by and say hello, and see some of my newer prints.

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The Wyoming Art Show is Greater Cincinnati’s premiere juried art show & Competition.
150 Artists from 7 states show & sell their art under the tree-lined streets of historic Wyoming, Ohio.
Over $4,500 in competition prizes awarded.
FREE parking, FREE admission, FREE children’s art activities.
Food Court featuring local restaurants

Two of my photos from the 2009 NSS print salon appear in the May issue of the NSS News. An image from Triple S Cave, with Tammy and Eric, appears on the bottom of the back cover, and at the end of the inside photo gallery, “Give Me That Key” appears with Ryan and Jeff, at a Mammoth Cave entrance during work weekend.
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Don’t miss our second annual Holiday Open House – done in conjunction with Pam Duncan (A Way with Clay) and promoted through the Clay Alliance festival guide.
Holiday Open House

Featuring:
Robert Coomer Photography
Tabka Coomer Jewelry
Pam Duncan Pottery – A Way With Clay

Saturday, December 6th 11-5
Sunday, December 7th 11-3
4328 Peppermill Lane, Blue Ash, 45242

Some of the proceeds will be donated to the Rockcastle Karst Conservancy.

Also featuring a “Bargain Basement” with some great deals on pots from Pam Duncan that have been hanging around just a little too long.

I may also have a few scratch and dent canvas prints available.

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