The Tulip Staircase

We take thousands of pictures these days.  In the field of medicine an obsession is a persistent disturbing preoccupation with an often unreasonable idea or feeling.  But an obsession in photography may produce the best art pieces in a photographer’s portfolio.  An obsession is a fixation on a particular genre or style.  A photographic obsession is often times a visual… Read More

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Scott Joshua Dere has been using a camera since he was 5 years old beginning his career using film cameras. At just 13 years old, Scott landed his first photography job as a photography assistant for a local studio. For the next 17 years, Scott worked with several Professional Studios and found different techniques of… Read More


Nancy Pierson has a passion for the environment, traveling and finding beauty in the small and ordinary.  “I’m lucky enough to live and work on Long Island, NY as an environmentalist, which takes me to some of the most beautiful places to shoot.” The more we showcase how stunning Long Island really is, the more we… Read More


Linda Karlin lives and teaches in Valley Stream.  “Approximately 10 years ago one of the teachers came in with the Nikon D70 and I was curious. I was shooting with a point and shoot at the time. He showed the camera to me and I was hooked. A few months later I purchased my first DSLR… Read More

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  I photograph mostly nautical and wildlife themes, concentrating on our shorelines & bays, yachting, the bridges, wetlands, lighthouses, wildlife, flowers and the unique things that make living near & on the water on Long Island and elsewhere a special experience. Early in life, I realized that we tend to be oblivious to much of… Read More

Long Island Photo Gallery is pleased to announce its 2018 / 2019 exhibit season juried exhibition schedule.  Last year was the first exhibit season in Long Island Photo Gallery’s history that its exhibitions were juried.  The response from photographers and art lovers exceed our expectations by both exhibit entries, reception attendance, and the quality of the art.  So, of course,… Read More