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Subscribe to my blog click here and receive new blog posts, and latest photo uploads, straight in your inbox! Pictures speak in ways that words can not. I've had a camera in my hand since I was a kid, and since then perfecting how to put my view... 

Visual Stories and Lessons from Life in a Square Picture Hi There! It's that time again that I send you a monthy email update, in addition to your weekly Thursday mails. This is where I share with you features of my website, or recent new... 

Chicago is one of the most iconic cities in America. From Wrigley Field to the Bean, the Windy City is full of famous landmarks. Its amazing skyline and many bridges make for gorgeous photographs that will bring life to any room. Whether you were bor... 

It was an overcast morning as my family went for our annual Mother’s Day walk on the trails of the 193 acres wetlands preserve adjacent to our home. It was a peaceful time to be together and re-connect with the bigger picture of life in nature... 

An aromatic display of magnolia flower petals blanket the lawn and flower bed of a home in Midwest America. Just like these magnolia petals, each of us is individually made. How do you describe you? If someone where to ask you to des... 

Shadows and Trees Landscape - Color Fine Art Photograph by Frank J Casella God makes trees as individual as He does people. No two trees are the same. Look up close at their details. The shadows created by the Light, are like the beaut... 

You know, those times of not having what we want, or don’t want. When we look for a sign for where to go or what to do next. For those of us who believe, these moments can push us away or closer to Jesus. The best thing I have learned to do... 

The golden hour winter sun sets on a picket fence, and snowy tree branches, creating a moment of visual respite for end of the day worries and concerns. When you're so tired in today's world, of balancing technology with human interactions, or ... 

New Dawn by Frank J Casella

April 24th, 2018

New Dawn by Frank J Casella A new day begins as the new dawn transitions from the blue hour into the golden hour. Own This Print https://pixels.com/featured/new-dawn-frank-j-casella.html --- Changes and Tweaks … There is... 

I know nothing about a bike race, but notice how some participants ride together in clusters, while others go solo. Life itself can be like a race, to accomplish our goals before we leave this earth. Do we go with the crowd or do our own thin... 

It's been too long since I've sent you a monthy email update, in addition to your weekly Thursday mails. So I want to get back on track with letting you know about the improved search function on the websites where I sell my photo works. To ill... 

I’ve just uploaded this piece and would like to get your opinion on it. What do you think? Many times the key factor of a great photograph comes from it having strong composition. Yes, the story is important but, without strong compositio... 

Let There Be Light - Easter

April 1st, 2018

'Let There Be Light' by Frank J Casella Then God said, "Let there be light," and there was light. God saw how good the light was. God then separated the light from the darkness. God called the light "day," and the darkness he calle... 

Here you will find links to the Frank J Casella Art and Photography products for your holiday shopping. Simply copy the short link for the product of your interest into a new browser window / tab. Then enter the holiday or keyword of interest into th... 

One of the first signs of Spring is when the flowers start to sprout, and brings with it Easter, a time for new beginnings. But new beginnings are not only for springtime. Each day is a new opportunity to begin again. To correct today the things ... 

Crucifix by Frank J Casella

March 19th, 2018

A simple Crucifix with palms. Religious Art Photograph by Frank J Casella This is the Crucifix that I gaze on each day for my prayer time. When we stare at the Crucifix .... … long enough …. our lives become more about Love ... 

Daffodils in Black and White - Photography by Frank J. Casella I love the beautiful deep tones, and the way the one sharply focused blossom stands out in the soft shadowy background. It's a week before the first day of Spring, so I thought I... 

This is part 2 of the three part story about my photography. If you missed part 1 you can find that here ( https://fineartamerica.com/blogs/my-story-part-2-by-frank-j-casella.html ). ---- Monochrome pictures I would say is my forte. There is Bl... 

This is part 2 of the three part story about my photography. If you missed part 1 you can find that here ( https://fineartamerica.com/blogs/my-story-by-frank-j-casella.html ). The final installment, part 3, I will send you in a couple days (on ... 

My Story by Frank J Casella

March 10th, 2018

I've had a camera in my hand since I was nine years old. It all came to be as I was shy as a child, and photography helped me to express my viewpoints and how I saw the world around me. To me they were just simple moments but, over the years, people... 

He Has Covered Himself in Glory - Fine art photography of Resurrected Christ Crucifix by Frank J Casella. If Love was easy, it would not be Love. With the Catholic Faith we often see the crucified Christ on the cross. With this cross, however... 

When I was a child spending a day in the city with my family, whenever we would walk across one of the many bridges I would make it a point not to look over the railing down to the water, as I would lose my balance, So then, it's only fitting tha... 

Meet The Artists

March 1st, 2018

One of the hidden secrets about buying art online, specifcally on Pixels.com (Fine Art America) where I sell my photography, is finding the greatest artwork that inspires you or finding a new favorite artist with the 5,000+ member-moderated groups. ... 

Dew by Frank J Casella

February 26th, 2018

Water in the form of droplets appears on a car windshield, reflecting the morning sunrise and trees, due to overnight rain and condensation. Own This Print https://pixels.com/featured/dew-frank-j-casella.html Enjoy your day, Frank J C... 

Purple flowers bloom from a Judas Tree, and accent a picket fence, bringing a sense of new hope to an otherwise green day. Own This Print https://pixels.com/featured/picket-fence-and-purple-flowers-frank-j-casella.html -- Subscribe by R... 

Sunlight Shadows on Ice - Abstract by Frank J Casella Ice patters on black pavement juxtaposed with shadow patterns from the morning sunlight. Although this may look difficult to walk on, it is something beautiful to look at. Likewise, th... 

Perfect Love - Jesus on the crucifix black and white photography by Frank J Casella Own This Print https://pixels.com/featured/perfect-love-frank-j-casella.html -- Subscribe by RSS https://fineartamerica.com/rss/blogs/frankjcasella T... 

"God takes life's broken pieces and gives us unbroken peace." -- Wilbert Donald Gough We can experience God's peace even in the middle of the storms of Life. Our part is to fill our minds with the strength of God, and as our faith grows, ... 

Neighborhoods - City of Chicago by Frank J Casella The morning light, and lights in the windows, and the different colors and types of buildings struck me as neighborhoods. Not so different, though, is how that all of us are humans. That whe... 

Snowy branches and pine trees sparkle with the brilliance of fresh snow in the Izaak Walton Preserve in Illinois. Own This Print https://pixels.com/featured/fresh-snow-on-the-pines-frank-j-casella.html -- Subscribe by RSS https://fine... 

Autumn in the Wetlands by Frank J Casella Vibrant Autumn colors take shape, with the golden hour sunlight, in the wetlands at Homewood Izaak Walton Preserve .. my favorite outdoor photo location. own this print https://fineartamerica.com/f... 

Autumn in the Wetlands - Monochrome - by Frank J Casella I incorporated a silver screen effect into this classic Autumn landscape image from Homewood Izaak Walton Preserve, my favorite outdoor photography location. Tomorrow I will post the co... 

Let There Be Light

February 5th, 2018

Let There Be Light by Frank J Casella A church steeple rises above the rooftops in a Mid-American neighborhood silhouetted by trees the blue hour morning sunlight. A church is planted in the middle of our lives as a sign of hope and light. ... 

Winter Sun On Blue Ice

February 3rd, 2018

WINTER SUN ON BLUE ICE by FRANK J CASELLA The winter sun reflected in blue icicles brings out the beauty of the season. own this print https://fineartamerica.com/featured/winter-sun-on-blue-ice-frank-j-casella.html === Subscribe by... 

Snowy Pine on Silver

February 1st, 2018

Made this picture when I first transitioned to digital photography ( and left Nikon for Pentax ) back in 2007. So I thought its time to do a monochrome of it. Enjoy! Frank J Casella Photographer own this print https://frankjcasel... 

Walking in the Rain

January 27th, 2018

Lovers walk hand-in-hand through the raindrops in Chicago, Illinois. Note: This image has a white border in the design. own this print https://frankjcasella.pixels.com/featured/walking-in-the-rain-frank-j-casella.html?newartwork=true ... 

Stealing Time

January 24th, 2018

Time is the coin of life. Only you can determine how it will be spent. -- Carl Sandburg. own this print https://frankjcasella.pixels.com/featured/stealing-time-frank-j-casella.html --- Subscribe by RSS https://fineartameric... 

Happiness

January 22nd, 2018

Happiness is sunlight on a flower. I hope this Daffodil flower makes you happy today. One of the beautiful things I love about flowers, is their power to create happiness. To be happy means feeling or showing pleasure or contentment... 

Silence from the Sky

January 18th, 2018

Sometimes photography will see elements in the sky that the human eye does not. Sometimes reflections in the water see elements in the sky that photography does not. Sometimes the silent moments help us to reflect life more clearly. ... 

The Messages In Our Lives

January 15th, 2018

How we respond to others has a huge impact on the world. How we treat others makes a huge impact on how they see the world around them. The messages in our lives shared through experiences and examples, though subtle, speak and teach louder t... 

Shadow Light and Lines

January 10th, 2018

Shadows, light & lines captures the eye from this weathered wall. Believe it or not, this photo was made with the iPad Mini camera. Something that I always love to see is elements that create strong composition in the square format. The mornin... 

Morning Vibe City of Chicago

January 9th, 2018

People and dogs move about on Michigan Avenue at the Chicago River. I like how the depth of the morning light is casting interesting shadows. Reference link https://frankjcasella.pixels.com/featured/morning-vibe-city-of-chicago-frank-j-casella... 

My Prayer for 2018

January 4th, 2018

To stay close to God and one another. To be gracious to one another. To find peace in self and bring it to others. Happy New Year 2018! Frank J Casella Photograper Reference link https://frankjcasella.pixels.com/featured/my-pra... 

Finding Your Voice

January 4th, 2018

Their are so many messages today grabbing for our attention. Likewise, we have our own contribution to make a positive difference in the world. Chasing after activity can be exhausting. This is why I say, just do it for yourself, and if other... 

Email is a powerful tool in life. More and more people are subscribing to the email lists for products and services important to them, because we want to make sure we don't miss it via social media and the like. Did you know that your email add... 

Looking for a gift and can't decide what to buy? No problem. Buy a Pixels gift card! When you checkout, the gift card will be e-mailed to you at the e-mail address that you provide on the checkout screen. The gift card will be attached to the... 

Last day to ship for Christmas Delivery: December 18th (Overnight Shipments). I’ve made a price drop for prints on my artist web store. No discount code needed. That’s right. I’ve insanely reduced prices like never before on prints, a... 

I've titled this photograph - 'City of Chicago Old Water Tower Christmas' - because looking at this scene tells me about living with strength and faith. Strength because the tower, built in 1869, gained prominence after the Great Chicago Fire of 1... 

Note: This is a discussion about FineArtAmerica / Pixels member blogs only and not other third-party blogs. One of the hidden secrets free to all of us members on Fine Art America / Pixels, in addition to contests and groups, is the blog tool... 

Sunrise on the Winter Pine

December 7th, 2017

A beautiful backyard pine tree, covered with fresh snow, absorbs the winter sunlight. This wonderful photograph I have to confess was kept hidden in the back of my print gallery. I've always thought it to be a nice picture of a snowy scene, and th... 

All of us are different, yet together. What struck me about this view of Chicago architecture was the Illumination from the morning sunlight. Then what came into view is how these structures are from decades apart of each other. Though each o... 

Get Into the Spirit of the Season

November 25th, 2017

Find awesome gifts for everyone on your list! Many sizes and prices to choose from that fits almost any budget. Go to www.frankjcasella.pixels.com to shop! Twitter and Instagram both at @FrankJCasella Hashtags: #PixelsHoliday #FrankJPho... 

The Holiday Season is here

November 17th, 2017

The Holiday Season is here! Find awesome gifts for everyone on your list. Go to frankjcasella.pixels.com to shop! Twitter and Instagram #PixelsHoliday #FrankJPhoto For Canvas Prints, Framed Prints, Metal Prints, Acrylic Prints, ArtPr... 

In our instant, technology driven world, Christmas is time of the year that instead of emails and voicemail we send personalized Christmas cards. These Religious Catholic, Christian Christmas Greeting Cards provide us the opportunity to remind those... 

One or Another

November 8th, 2017

I’ve been attracted by trees lately. The light and shadow play on the branches. The colors from the Fall Season. But deeper, the formations from their environment and the other trees around them .. Or not. Trees, very much like our lives,... 

Autumn Air

October 26th, 2017

The cool Autumn breeze transforms the colors in the trees, the change of seasons, and brings with it hope for the future ... much like the seasons of life. Image made at Izaak Walton Preserve, Homewood, Illinois. Reference Link https://frankjc... 

Autumn Wind

October 25th, 2017

The transition to Winter as the colors and leaves fall from the trees. And speaking of colors, I love these browns and golds, and the deep golden sunlight. The winds of change really do bring much beauty when we look for it. Reference link: ... 

Taking a morning walk in the park, I bumped into these guys and just had to take a snap. I like how they are all different directions but yet still together .. and beautiful. Families can be this way sometimes ... you think? Reference Link:... 

"The moment you begin to worry about the things you want and the things you don’t have in life, is the moment you will lose your gratitude. The greatest source of happiness is the ability to be grateful at all times". -Zig Ziglar Buy Print |... 

As FJC Club members (YOU) would get to see the most recent artwork first for sale, often times fresh from my camera even before they get posted up for public viewing on the website! Members of The FJC Photo Club will receive an email each week w... 

New Beginnings

September 30th, 2017

Hey there, 
 A quick message from me personally to you who subscribe to my art photo emails. 
 I need your help. 
 Recently I sent you an confirmation mail to be sure that you are on the correct list that I send out: Daily, Weekl... 

Distnctive

September 25th, 2017

To be distinctive means to have a characteristic (of a person or thing) that distinguishes it from others. Sort of like how in Christian circles there is this saying that goes 'be the kind of person that when you walk through a room, pe... 

Pipes and Lines - Vibrant

September 21st, 2017

One thing I like to do with my photography is to find elements of the every day, often seen but not noticed. Here is an example with this abstract art photograph of pipes, lines, and layered colors of paint, and a touch of vibrant light an... 

Starbucks Coffee Vibe

September 15th, 2017

Walking past this coffee house in the millennium train station in Chicago, Illinois, I couldn't help but stop to capture the vibe of this moment in time. I actually don't care for starbucks, but find it very interesting the following they hav... 

Waiting

September 7th, 2017

There is much to be said about waiting. What we do or experience while waiting can make life interesting or boring. It depends how we look at it. Waiting in line at a grocery store, or on a ride in an elevator. How Christians are waiting in... 

Today We Celebrate Labor

September 4th, 2017

Today we celebrate the hard work of so many who have poured all of themselves into building our country. Labor takes many forms: Professional, Civic, Faith based, or through service organizations, to name a few. Happy Labor Day to all. God ... 

Im Not A Good Catholic

September 2nd, 2017

Yesterday someone said to me "I'm not a Catholic and your pictures stop me'. Meaning that my pictures speak to them. Likewise, others say to me "I'm not a good Catholic". Meaning that because they feel they're far from living how they think a... 

Growing In Faith

August 29th, 2017

Growing In Faith Statue of the Holy Family sets an example, or symbol, of prayer and teaching the faith – how men and women should relate to one another in complementary ways and how important mothers and fathers are to children. Click to Bu... 

Flowers in the Woods

August 22nd, 2017

Adjacent to my backyard at the Homewood Izaak Walton Preserve, took a walk on the trail and found these flowers in beautiful light. Life is a journey with beauty all around us, sometimes we just need to stop and take note of it. Buy Print |... 

A Pictures of Faith

August 17th, 2017

"Faith is the realization of what is hoped for and evidence of things not seen." Hebrews 11:1 (Catholic Bible verson). God wants us to depend on Him, and Loves us to the point to provide us the freedom to make that decision. When I see this mom... 

Nap Time

August 9th, 2017

A father takes a stroll through the park while his children take a nap. I wish that I were the one in the stroller. Buy Print | Buy Card | Buy Framed Print | Licensing https://pixels.com/featured/nap-time-frank-j-casella.html Enj... 

Orange Leaves - Monet

August 3rd, 2017

"I love the softness and beautiful color here!" "Very pretty effects." "Beautiful tones." This is what some of the viewers have said in the comments on this photograph. Because I knew how pleasing it would be to you, is what mad... 

Tree Tunnel

August 1st, 2017

When I first clicked the shutter on this photograph I though it was something interesting, and a grab shot for reference. Then I happened upon it in my upload album and decided to play with processing it. It all started to evolve from there. H... 

When I saw this moment in time, of a plow in a garden with a chair, it reminded me of my favorite verse from the Bible. Luke 9:62 - "Jesus Said, "No one who sets a hand to the plow and looks to what was left behind is fit for the Kingdom of God"... 

Dusk on the Ranch

July 18th, 2017

A simple moment blue sky sunset that yet says so much the more you spend time with it. There's always another e-mail waiting. Instead, take the next three minutes to just look at this photograph and spend time with it. Let the elements of th... 

Chicago Wind

July 13th, 2017

Chicago is known as The Windy City. Here is an illustration of the Chicago wind on the Michigan Avenue bridge at the Chicago river. The people, as usual, seem to be used to it Use this link to read image comments, to purchase, or for ima... 

19,000 Views

July 11th, 2017

This photograph 'Forest Retreat' is just short of 20, 000 views. It's a simple black and white of a bird house in the golden hour sunlight. When I first saw it, I thought it to be like a cottage for birds. Out on a long branch, secluded. Check it... 

Parade. Candy.

July 6th, 2017

A little girl collects candy tossed onto the street during the Fourth of July parade in the Mid-West, the American way of life. This photograph is a part of the Frank J Casella Shop - Smart Phone Project. Because this is a documentary image about... 

Pets On Parade

July 3rd, 2017

Have you seen lots of colorful painted dogs and cats in downtown Homewood, Illinois? They're all part of Pets On Parade, a benefit for the South Suburban Humane Society. Aren't they adorable!! Speaking of parades, may you all have a wonderfu... 

A place to rest along the preserve trail, this wood bench I find very inviting, especially with the yellow flowers ( that some may call weeds ). When I walk the trail here at the Homewood Izaak Walton Preserve in Illinois, located a short drive s... 

Perpetual Adoration

June 27th, 2017

On Monday's I usually go to my Catholic church to spend time with Perpetual Adoration. I look at is as going to holy ground, to thank the Lord for life and for every breath I take. Perpetual Adoration is a Eucharistic devotion whereby members of ... 

About a year ago, on June 26, 2016, my family lost our King Shepherd Dog. Her name was Strudel, and she was seven years old. What took her life was a mass in her spleen that ruptured. Since then I’ve learned this is common in certain breeds. We... 

Hey there! I’ve just uploaded this piece and would like to get your opinion on it. What do you think? The inspiration for it came to me when I was out for a walk with my wife and dog, and saw this out from the corner of my eye. I love ho... 

With Father’s Day in a few days, I want to take an important moment to be thankful for my Dad, and for the roll that all good Father’s play in society. And why I make pictures of fatherhood, What I will say here I think about almost every day, ... 

Did you know, more pictures have been made from a mobile device than all the pictures in the history of photography? It's for this reason, and the few mentioned below, that I have decided to do a one year project with the Smartphone camera, produ... 

When I saw this bright moment in time (find link below to see full view), the thought came to mind how the radiance of God envelops our lives with His Light of Love and Beauty. The reason that really caused me to click the shutter though was th... 

If you read the Bible on a daily basis as I do, then you'll know what I mean when I say God speaks to you through his Word. This also happens with me in daily life. You know it when the experience whacks you in the face like with a stick. ... 

Is it summer yet?

May 30th, 2017

Hope you've all had a meaningful Memorial Day Weekend. Some have called it the unofficial SUMMER KICKOFF. I'd like to invite you to A Pixels Summer. P I X E L S It's a Lifestyle. Discover & Shop Incredible Designs from Frank J Casella Phot... 

Honoring Those Who Served

May 27th, 2017

To receive blog posts like this one straight in your inbox, subscribe to the E-mail newsletter. Unsubscribe at any time. === I never was an United States Serviceman, but my father was. I do appreciate the benefits though of what these men ... 

Swoon Worthy Magnnolia

May 23rd, 2017

I wish you could smell the aroma as I did when I made this picture. You could tell is was in perfect bloom. Which makes it Swoon Worthy. Find more selection of artwork in my Flowers and Trees Collection. Enjoy your day! ... 

Flower and Fence

May 20th, 2017

A single orange flower is the focus of this image. And it is illuminated in this scene in a way that reminds how important it is to reach for our dreams, even if we are the only one doing so at the time. Enjoy your day! Frank J... 

If you do not see the pictures in this article copy and paste this link in new window http://tinyurl.com/loxzmoz Laura Fasulo - An award winning fine art photographer. Laura attended Manhattan's School of Visual Arts. Her colorful style of ... 

Strong Composition

May 20th, 2017

Many times the key factor of a great photograph comes from it having strong composition. Yes, the story is important but, without strong composition the story gets lost I think. Check out the Whimsically Expressive collection on my Artists Websit... 

A Prayer For Mothers

May 20th, 2017

All-loving God, we give you thanks and praise for mothers young and old. We pray for young mothers, who give life and count toes and tend to our every need; May they be blessed with patience and tenderness to care for their families and themsel... 

New - Shop Collections

May 13th, 2017

Just in time for Mother's Day... ... gift cards are now available for purchase on Pixels.com, a Fine Art America Company! If you have friends and family members who need new artwork for their walls... but you're not sure what to buy th... 

In the game of basketball, as in the game of life, preparation is the key to opportunity. Whether on the court or off the court. It's all about developing relationships. Enjoy your day! Frank J Casella, Photographically Spea... 

Colors

May 6th, 2017

“Your life will be colourful if you just add colours to your life! It is your own decisions that will determine to have a miserable or a marvellous life!” ― Mehmet Murat ildan Enjoy your day! Frank J Casella, Photographi... 

Where There Is Not Love

May 4th, 2017

"Where there is not love, put love. And then you will find love." - Saint John of the Cross When you look at this picture I'm sure it will bring many interpretations. Based on our own world view. Some will see loneliness, other... 

It's the month of May already! Monday was Loyalty Day in the United States, and at the end of the month we have Memorial Day..... There are several holidays that celebrate the meaning of the American Flag. If there was one th... 

Pink Petals in the Sunlight

April 29th, 2017

Local peeps, remember to ship your prints to The Art Corner or The Great Frame Up in Homewood, IL., mention my name, and save a bundle. Fine Art America will ship your print(s) rolled in a tube. Use the link or click the image to comment or pu... 

http://frankjcasella.pixels.com/featured/american-golf-course-frank-j-casella.html http://frankjcasella.pixels.com/featured/morning-coffee-frank-j-casella.html It is said that most business is conducted outside of the office on ... 

Holy Week 2017

April 9th, 2017

When we stare at the Crucifix … long enough …. our lives become more about Love … and less about us. May the meaningful blessing of Holy Week be yours. Frank J Casella, Photog... 

“Art isn't only a painting. Art is anything that's creative, passionate, and personal. And great art resonates with the viewer, not only with the creator. What makes someone an artist? I don't think is has anything to do with a paintbrush. T... 

Use the link or click the image to comment or purchase. Local peeps, remember to ship your prints to The Art Corner or The Great Frame Up in Homewood, IL., mention my name, and save a bundle. Fine Art America will ship your print(s) rolled in a t... 

Branch Patterns

April 3rd, 2017

Use the link or click the image to comment or purchase. Local peeps, remember to ship your prints to The Art Corner or The Great Frame Up in Homewood, IL., mention my name, and save a bundle. Fine Art America will ship your print(s) rolled in... 

Bench in the Prairie

April 1st, 2017

Use the link or click the image to comment or purchase. Local peeps, remember to ship your prints to The Art Corner or The Great Frame Up in Homewood, IL., mention my name, and save a bundle. Fine Art America will ship your print(s) rolled in... 

Use the link or click the image to comment or purchase. Local peeps, remember to ship your prints to The Art Corner or The Great Frame Up in Homewood, IL., mention my name, and save a bundle. Fine Art America will ship your print(s) rolled in a... 

Check Out the New Look

March 25th, 2017

Pictures speak in ways that words can not. Since the time when I was shy as a child, pictures have been a way for me to illustrate how I see the world around me, without saying a word. This is the thinking behind the new new look of my Artist W... 

Hoop

March 23rd, 2017

I've uploaded this artwork to your private subscriber gallery on my Artist Website and PIXELS with a special discount (for prints, pillows, and shower curtains only) until the end of March, 2017. Local peeps, remember to ship your prints to The ... 

Because it's the first day of Spring, I've uploaded this artwork to the private subscriber gallery with a special discount (for prints, pillows, and shower curtains only) until the end of March, 2017. See below ... http://frankjcasella.pi... 

"Easter is not simply one feast among others, but the 'feast of feasts,' the 'solemnity of solemnities,' just as the Eucharist is the 'sacrament of sacraments' (the Great Sacrament). St. Athanasius calls Easter 'the Great Sunday' and the Eastern ch... 

Family and Friends

March 4th, 2017

Click image to view larger or to purchase. http://frankjcasella.pixels.com/featured/family-and-friends-frank-j-casella.html It's important to have family and friends. Sometimes, though, our friends are more like family, and our fami... 

Golden Hour Foliage

March 3rd, 2017

Click image to view larger or to purchase. http://frankjcasella.pixels.com/featured/golden-hour-foliage-frank-j-casella.html The setting sun illuminates the golden leaves of the autumn trees. When the Lord dwells inside of us, we illu... 

Friends, I'd like to introduce you to my LinkedIn Showcase Page of Black and White Photography. I've had a camera in my hand for most of my life, and many people say that my eyes see through the viewfinder in black and white. So, I've ... 

Student of the Game

February 27th, 2017

Click image to view larger or to purchase. http://frankjcasella.pixels.com/featured/student-of-the-game-frank-j-casella.html Good students make better athletes. It is said that children learn more from our actions than from our ... 

Signs - Monochrome

February 22nd, 2017

Click image to view larger or to purchase. http://frankjcasella.pixels.com/featured/signs-monochrome-frank-j-casella.html Often when I photograph people, it's a study on body language. Here, with this picture, you might cal... 

The Art of Light - Monochrome

February 20th, 2017

Click image to view larger or to purchase. http://frankjcasella.pixels.com/featured/the-art-of-light-monochrome-frank-j-casella.html This is a black-and-white conversion from my color post yesterday, that several of you asked me to do. Hope... 

The Art of Light

February 18th, 2017

Click on image to view larger or to purchase. http://mobileprints.com/featured/art-of-light-frank-j-casella.html Through the drama of our daily life, we need to make it a point to search for the beauty of the Light. Enjoy your day! ... 

Love

February 14th, 2017

The most necessary right in life, is to love and be loved. Hug someone you love today and everyday life is too short. Picture: Lovers Reading under a shaded tree by Lake Michigan in Chicago, Illinois. Click h... 

South for Winter

February 11th, 2017

The bird bath is full of snow, so the birds must have gone South for Winter. Retired people mostly go South for winter, but working people often do not. We are now in a era where we no longer sell what we make but, rather, we sell i... 

For Sale or for Soul

February 8th, 2017

If you found my email to you on Saturday (see my last blog post - click 'next' button), where I talked about my marketing strategy for the new year, I said that I would share every other day images to Flickr with a thought, and others for sale I'll e... 

New Year. New Strategy.

January 21st, 2017

Some of you know that I'm not active on Facebook, so you might think of this effort as my anti Facebook. You're right. Email is the original Social Media. Personally, in place of Facebook I send a private group email to my close friends and fa... 

Proud American

January 19th, 2017

Today's update is not meant to be political, rather American. We live in a war-torn world. There is much hate and shootings here in Chicagoland alone. We have to decide ... all of us ... to make America, and the world, a place of pe... 

Fresh Snow on the Pines

January 16th, 2017

(Click image to view larger or to purchase) Snowy branches on pine trees sparkle with the brilliance of fresh snow at the Izaak Walton Preserve in Illinois. Though the day may be coming to an end, there is promise and hope for a fresh new ... 

Struggle and Pleasure

January 16th, 2017

(Click image to view larger or to purchase) Many times we take a walk through the woods to add balance and pleasure to our lives from stress and struggle. It's healthy to take a walk, and pleasure is a good thing. Our society, though... 

Moving Forward

January 12th, 2017

Many people I talk to are saying that 2016 has been a difficult year. They're all looking forward with hope to 2017. Our U.S. President is talking about his legacy as he leaves office. Have you ever thought about your legacy? I have not. For... 

Sunset Over The Tree

December 23rd, 2016

(Click image to view on site or to purchase) This artwork has a painterly effect to it. I wanted to present a soft mood and sense of peacefulness ... like a Monet painting. Because when I look at this scene it reminds me of somethi... 

Applause

December 14th, 2016

Dear Friend, Do you love yourself for who you are as a person, or for what you do? As I go out with my camera to photograph how people relate to each other through their body language, I find many of us judge our success by the ... 

Canoes In The Snow - Monochrome

December 7th, 2016

(Click image to view on website or to purchase) Sometimes the seasons of life may make us feel out of place, that clouds come over us. These are the times we take a step back to see the beauty. To step outside ourselves and see what ot... 

You Surprised Me

November 29th, 2016

Dear Loyal Friends, On Saturday I shared with you here how to save a bundle with the Fine Art America / PIXELS one-day free shipping, and to then buy your frames locally. Well, I am surprised how several of you not only chose to take adva... 

Dear Loyal Friends, I wanted to let you know of an update to the free shipping offer from Fine Art America / PIXELS, as well as share with you how to use this to save a bundle. For example, the two largest expenses when buying art onlin... 

Introducing Wood Prints

November 26th, 2016

Start Shopping I'm very pleased to introduce the newest addition to my wall art collection... wood prints! Browse through millions of wood prints uploaded by myself and the world's greatest living artists and photographers... select you... 

Go Forth and Give Freely The post-Thanksgiving shopping frenzy has begun, and for some, the focus on sales and spending can detract from the true "reason for the season." Thomas Moore, author of The Soul of Christmas, writes that if shopping... 

Expressing Gratitude

November 22nd, 2016

Gratitude Gratitude, or expressing thankfulness, is a feeling or attitude in acknowledgment of a benefit that one has received or will receive. This time of the year we see messages about Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, CyberMonday, ... 

I've created an artists contest, through Catholic Art Gallery Group that I curate, for religious subject Christmas Greeting Cards. The jury will be voting soon, however, you can shop a variety of subjects and pricing submitted at any time d... 

America

November 10th, 2016

"I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation UNDER GOD, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all." 'The American Flag' Art Print Gallery Enjoy... 

I Vote For Jesus

November 8th, 2016

Make sure you go out and vote today ... and vote your conscience. Leave the rest to God ... .... then whatever happens at the polls, God will reign. Our work begins tomorrow, building bridges and healing wounds. E... 

Autumn Wind

November 3rd, 2016

The transition to Winter as colors and leaves fall from the trees. (click images to view larger or to purchase.) Enjoy your day! Frank J Casella Lensmen frankjcasella.crevado.com Limited Time Promotion Canvas Pri... 

What Is Confidence

November 2nd, 2016

Confidence is known as a feeling of self-assurance arising from one's appreciation of one's own abilities or qualities. (Clck image to view larger or to purchase ) Something you may not know about me, is that I was very shy as a child. ... 

Chicago Cubs

October 27th, 2016

Many of you know that I am the curator for the Chicagoland Art Gallery - Artist Group on Fine Art America and Pixels..com. If you're looking for a unique memento for yourself or a friend, take a look at the link below today, and in the coming... 

Mustard Seeds

October 27th, 2016

"Jesus said, What is the Kingdom of God like? To what can I compare it? It is like a mustard seed that a man took and planted in the garden. When it was fully grown, it became a large bush and the birds of the sky dwelt in its branches." ... 

I'd like to share with you again one of my most popular articles on LinkedIn. Many of you have subscribed to this newsletter since I've shared it before. Enjoy! Catholic Photography: Speak in ways that words can not Thank you ... 

Holy Adoration

October 13th, 2016

(Click image to view larger or to purchase) A person prays before the Monstrance (on the back wall of the altar) during Holy Adoration in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago. The Monstrance is an open or transparent receptacle in w... 

Today, I'd like to share with you an article from one of my colleagues, Floyd Snyder. Enjoy! Original article here: How To Stretch Canvas Prints and Paintings and Maybe Avoid Framing No, Im not going to get into the nitty-g... 

Columbus Day 2016

October 10th, 2016

Monday, October 10th is Columbus Day, which is a state and federal holiday. The holiday started in 1792 as an Italian-American heritage celebration in New York. The day was declared a federal holiday in 1937 by President Franklin D. Roo... 

Holding On To Summer

October 10th, 2016

Now that we are officially into Autumn, you can hold onto summer with this weekender tote bag. Our weekender tote bags are chic and perfect for a day out on the town, a staycation, or a weekend getaway. The tote is crafted with soft... 

Autumn Air

October 8th, 2016

(Click image to view larger or to purchase) The cool Autumn breeze transforms the colors in the trees, the change of seasons, and brings with it hope for the future ... much like the seasons of life. Image made at Izaak Walton Pres... 

Tumblr. Have you heard of it?

October 7th, 2016

Have you heard of Tumblr? Its a Social Media and Blogging platform together. Click here for the stats. Click here and scroll down to learn more about it, and sign up. They even have this nifty notifier thingy to let you... 

White Branches In Black

October 6th, 2016

(Click image to view larger or purchase. This image is from my MobilePrints shop.) White tree branches are illuminated by the evening sunlight. I always love the Autumn light. The drama produced by the deep shadows. It makes for ... 

Why Be Social

October 5th, 2016

In my email yesterday I talked about email marketing plans for the Holiday season, as well as the Social Media platforms I am on. Several of you asked me why I use Social Media if my email marking is doing so well. Good question! Social Media ... 

Quality Over Quantity

October 4th, 2016

Almost two years ago I decided to leave Facebook for E-mail Marketing. Back then I was on just about every social media platform available. Now my main Social Media platforms are Linkedin, Flickr, Instagram, and Tumblr. I can tell you now t... 

The Bible doesn't say much about Joseph, but what it says is powerful if you really study it. St. Joseph was a man who understood the "why" of Mary, the Mother of Jesus, and her 'Yes" to God to be what is known as the first tabernacle of Je... 

The First Day Of October 2016

October 1st, 2016

It's October! Did the year seem to go by fast for you? It did for me! As we prepare for the changing of the leaves, and Halloween and Thanks Giving, we have to be mindful of preparing for Christmas ... getting our orders in early to save ... 

New Website Design

September 30th, 2016

If you recall, my profile pages on Fine Art America, and sister sites, had all my information on the left hand column. Now that is all moved up top. The page has a more clean look to it. I like it! How about you? Check it out: ... 

Waiting For Her Walk

September 30th, 2016

Dog's have a way of communicating with us humans. Once we condition them, they never let us forget. (Click image to view larger or to purchase) Enjoy your day! Frank J Casella Lensmen frankjcasella.pixels.com Li... 

Effective immediately, you can now order your Frank J Casella prints cropped to standard sizes, such as: 8" x 10" 11" x 14" 24" x 36" etc... Before today, you were stuck with some very strange-looking print sizes which maintai... 

First Snow After Autumn

September 27th, 2016

Golden leaves from the last signs of Autumn pop against the white from the first snow of Winter. (Click image to view larger or purchase) This was the most popular image viewed when I shared with you my Autum album on Flickr on Sep... 

Impatience

September 26th, 2016

In our fast paced world of instant gratification and information at our fingertips it's easy to have impatience. Impatience is often times associated with anger. We can never make peace with our anger. Anger is caused by hurts and fears in ... 

Symbols

September 24th, 2016

(Click image to purchase or view larger) A symbol is a person or a concept that represents, stands for or suggests another idea, visual image, belief, action or material entity. Symbols take the form of words, sounds, gestures, ide... 

Its the First Day of Autumn

September 22nd, 2016

As I'm writing this from my back yard, the aroma from the neighbor's wood fire is teasing through the morning air. I look out at the yards and yards of trees, the leaves are transitioning from green to yellow, brown, orange, gold, and red. The chipmu... 

The PENTAX Photo Gallery is a collection of images from artists around the world. It's a place to find inspiration and to connect with a community of passionate photographers who shoot with PENTAX cameras. Browse my latest photos chosen... 

Prosperity

September 19th, 2016

"Many people think, especially in the West, that having money makes you happy. I think it must be harder to be happy if you are wealthy because you may find it difficult to see God: youll have too many other things to think about. However, if ... 

They did it. The Chicago Cubs of 2016 have won the National League Central. With this in mind, thought I'd share with you artwork that I curate on PIXELS / Fine Art America. I'm sure soon enough there will be more Cubs artwork on exhibit. Ch... 

How to have true joy

September 16th, 2016

If there is one thing that makes me smile is that when I see people with true joy. When we smile with joy, it makes people wonder what we're up to. This is because many of us need more joy. We tend to focus on our problems, and not so much... 

Shadows Abstract Blue

September 15th, 2016

Do you ever see a certain shadow or reflection and make a picture of it? Or, if you can't stop, make a point to enjoy the moment? As a visual artist and photographer, I have come to learn how many moments are for my soul, and others are for 'sal... 

Projects

September 14th, 2016

Projects are a part of life. It's how we get things done. Sometimes our projects become bigger as we move along ... such as with a plumbing issue. Other times projects bring us much joy ... such as when we are helping people or a cause. ... 

Motivation

September 13th, 2016

"Of course motivation is not permanent. But then, neither is bathing; but it is something you should do on a regular basis." -- Zig Ziglar Apple just released the new iPhone 7... and we just released our new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7+ case... 

Its All Black and Whites

September 12th, 2016

When you remove the color from a photo, magic can happen. A persons expression is suddenly imbued with more meaning. A cool composition becomes more bold, more dramatic. Removing color brings the focus to the subject and illustrates emotion. ... 

Social Media Mumbo Jumbo

September 10th, 2016

One of the benefits of subscribing to this email list is that, unlike Social Media platforms, you have the peace to know that you wont miss anything I share with you.* This is the main reason I opted out of Facebook and G+ for email communicatio... 

Favorite Quotes

September 10th, 2016

Do you have a favorite quote to live by? Here's mine: 'The only thing we take with us when we die, is what we have given away.' -- Francis Cardinal George Bonus: "You can have everything in life you want, if y... 

More Coincidence

September 9th, 2016

Continued from last blog post .... I believe that with God there is no coincidence. Each day I pray, "Lord, put before my camera moments that you want to world to see". Below are some of those moments, the captions are above each im... 

Coincidence

September 9th, 2016

I believe that with God there is no coincidence. Each day I pray, "Lord, put before my camera moments that you want to world to see". Below are some of those moments, the captions are above each image. While taking a short re... 

Pink Pizzazz

September 5th, 2016

Hope you're all enjoying the Labor Day weekend! Just want to jump in a minute to add some pizzaz to the party. These flowers really pop like nobody's business. Thought it'd bring a smile to your day. You'll find this and more like it on my... 

Saying Thanks

September 3rd, 2016

A thank you text or email is great but a thank you card worthy of framing is even better! I'm very touched when I visit a friend or colleague and find they have on their wall a thank you note I've sent them. Click here for a short podcast ... 

Favorites

August 30th, 2016

Do you have a favorite work of Art and or Artist that you admire? Back in my college days I did a study on Norman Rockwell. I learned that he admired Rembrant. So, I too studied the artwork of Rembrant and clearly saw then a similar theme wi... 

Worry

August 25th, 2016

As I woke up this morning and was praying, about my worries and concerns, I heard in the background the sound of my dog drinking water from his bowl. It triggered a thought how it seems the only things my dog worries about are food and walks. I... 

Email is a powerful tool in life. Because your email address is more important now than, say, your phone number or street address. With this in mind, are you the type of person who never deletes emails, or do you maintain your inbox with tags o... 

Life In A Square

August 18th, 2016

I recently heard a marvelous quote: "The glow of the MacBook has replaced the glow of the candle in the bedroom" - Steve Smith, The Potters Inn I don't (think I) have to tell you how our society has become fast paced like never before, w... 

Sometimes when I write, whether a blog post or an email newsletter, things happen where what I have written becomes gone and I have to start over. One in particular that I remember was the sunny morning I wrote what I thought was one of my best a... 

The Speed Of Work

August 12th, 2016

Have you ever noticed how some people can do their work really fast? Others do similar work not so fast. Some people work slower, as if they work too fast the boss gives them more work. Some people do many things, so as to get more differe... 

Back in my college days ( almost thirty-five years ago) I was known by my instructors and my classmates alike for having the ability to 'see in black and white' through the camera viewfinder before the shutter was clicked. What does this mean? ... 

A lot of people complain to me: "Frank Frank! I want your pictures on more than just my walls, but you don't always have what I use" Today that changes. Below are the latest products created with my pictures .... items you've be... 

Are You Poor?

August 2nd, 2016

Over the weekend I heard a profound statement on a podcast by Fr. Larry Richards. He said: "You are only blessed when you truly share your blessings, as that is why God gave it to you". In other words, God comes to us in distressingways - ... 

FAQ For The "Uninitiated" Today's email doesn't apply to everyone. It's for the "uninitiated" only. And it is basically an unorthodox "FAQ" for the influx of newer subscribers I've gotten over the past few months, with the emails that... 

Walking the Dog

July 28th, 2016

( Click image to view larger or to purchase ) The neighborhood where I live seems to have many dogs. In fact, when out for a walk it is not uncommon to pass by at least a hand-full in less than thirty minutes. Many times while walking m... 

Transition

July 28th, 2016

Transition: the process or a period of changing from one state or condition to another. A fact of life. One thing that seems to be a constant is with technology. For at least ten years I've used a Mac to process my photography, for example. I'm t... 

Point and Shoot

July 28th, 2016

A point-and-shoot camera, also called a compact camera, is a still camera designed primarily for simple operation. Point-and-shoots are by far the best selling type of separate camera, as distinct from camera phones. Personally, I prefer a c... 

A Country of Immigrants

July 28th, 2016

The United States is a county made up of immigrants. Many immigrants I talk with say the USA is the greatest country in the world. It's a land of opportunity. A place where, through hard work, dreams do come true. In my view, every person i... 

Planting Seeds

July 28th, 2016

When it comes to plants, there is a certain way to plant seeds that will produce abundant growth and life from the plant. In life, whether we plant seeds with self or others, the results can be the same. For example, I belong to this ministry ... 

Dog Gone It

July 26th, 2016

Note: this is an article I sent to my email list subscribers on June 26, 2016. I write to you this day with great sadness and emotion. You see, on Sunday the 26th my seven year old King Shepherd Dog, Strudel, passed away. This came as ... 

(Click image to view on website or to purchase) "If you're going to dream anyways, you might as well dram big" - Donald J Trump to his daughter Ivanka Several years ago when I heard that Donald Trump was going to build... 

Where Have You Been?

July 13th, 2016

I'm sure you've heard these words, or said them, at some point in your life ... 'where have you been'. Sometimes they're said when you find something you've always wanted, other times when something or someone was missing, and yet other times whe... 

Voice of Reason

June 7th, 2016

A Person who has a voice of reason is one who influences others to act sensibly. Reason is the power of the mind to think, understand, and form judgments by a process of logic. I've come to believe, as a photographer, people need images that are e... 

I've noticed recently as I go to and from my days between meetings and conferences, and kids sporing events, that most everyone keeps tabs with their smartphone. As I walk by and glance at what's so important, I can say most of the time it's Facebook... 

Through the Fog

May 11th, 2016

There is something about fog that is both beautiful yet mysterious or challenging. Have you ever heard someone say "I need to get through the fog on that" or "This problem has me in a fog"?? Fog is simply condensed water vapor in cloudlike masse... 

Little Boys and Big Trains Thank you to gallery group admin Davit T Wilkinson from MIDWEST AMERICA PHOTOGRAPHY for featuring - Little Boys and Big Trains - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, a Fine Art America Company. ... 

Dog Walking City of Chicago Thank you to gallery group admin David T Wilkinson from MIDWEST AMERICA PHOTOGRAPHY for featuring - Dog Walking City of Chicago - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, a Fine Art America Compa... 

Lovers Reading by the Lake Thank you to gallery group admin James Temple from CASUAL PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY for featuring - Lovers Reading by the Lake - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, a Fine Art America Company. Thank you... 

Holy Week - Featured

April 26th, 2016

Holy Week Thank you to gallery group admin Davit T Wilkinson from MIDWEST AMERICA PHOTOGRAPHY for featuring - Holy Week - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, a Fine Art America Company. Thank you to gallery group admin Jea... 

People and Skyscraperst t Thank you to gallery group admin Wendy Wunstell from HEAVEN ON EARTH for featuring - People and Skyscrapers - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, a Fine Art America Company Thank you to gallery group... 

Protection Featured

April 17th, 2016

Protection Thank you to group admin Jean OKeeffe Macro Abundance Art from GREETING CARDS FOR ALL OCCASIONS for featuring - Protection - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, a Fine Art America Company. Thank you to group admin... 

Where Have You Been?

April 16th, 2016

I'm sure you've heard these words, or said them, at some point in your life ... 'where have you been'. Sometimes they're said when you find something you've always wanted, other times when something or someone was missing, and yet other times whe... 

Friends Art Flowers In The Garden Of Life - Border Thank you to gallery group admin Vickie Emms from NOTEWORTHY for featuring - Friends Art Flowers In The Garden Of Life - Border - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, a Fine Ar... 

Mercy - Featured

March 14th, 2016

Mercy Thank you to gallery group admin Georgiana Romanova from ART FROM THE HEART for featuring - Mercy - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, a Fine Art America Company. Thank you to gallery group admin Jean OKeeffe Macro Abun... 

Perfect Bloom Magnolia Thank you to gallery group admin Jenn Pointer from BATH AND SPA PRINTS for featuring - Perfect Bloom Magnolia in White - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, a Fine Art America Company. Thank you to galle... 

lPerfect Bloom Magnolia in White Maria Urso Thank you to gallery group admin Vickie Emms from FLORAL THROW PILLOWS for featuring - Perfect Bloom Magnolia in White - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, a Fine Art America Compa... 

Friends are Flowers in the Garden of Life Thank you to gallery group admin David T Wilkinson from MIDWEST AMERICA PHOTOGRAPHY for featuring - Friends are Flowers in the Garden of Life - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Fine Art America, ... 

Sunday Afternoon - Feautred

February 18th, 2016

Sunday Afternoon Thank you to group admin Laura Leatherwood from DOG ART GALLERY for featuring - Sunday Afternoon - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Fine Art America, a Pixels.com Company Thank you to group admin Gene Sherrill from MIDWES... 

He Has Covered Himself In Glory Thank you to gallery group admin Jean OKeeffe Macro Abundance Art from GREETING CARDS FOR ALL OCCASIONS for featuring - He Has Covered Himself In Glory - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, a Fi... 

Morning Buzz - Featured

February 18th, 2016

Morning Buzz Thank you to group admin James Temple from CASUAL PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY for featuring - Morning Buzz - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com ( Fine Art America ) Thank you to group admin Roger Passman from EXPLORING ... 

Good Speed - Featured

February 18th, 2016

Good Speed Thank you to gallery group admin Sergia B. from Five Star Artist for featuring - Good Speed - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, a Fine Art America Company. Thank you to gallery group admin Roger Passman from EX... 

1953 Buick Special - Featured

February 6th, 2016

1953 Buick Special Thank you to gallery group admin Lyric Lucas from INDUSTRIAL ART for featuring - 1953 Buick Special - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, a Fine Art America Company. Thank you to gallery group admin Da... 

Jesus With Us - Featured

January 28th, 2016

Jesus With Us Thank you to gallery group admin Jean OKeeffe Macro Abundance Art from GREETING CARDS FOR ALL OCCASIONS for featuring - JESUS WITH US - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, a Fine Art America Company. Thank you... 

Mild Winter Chicago - Featured

January 28th, 2016

Mild Winter Chicago Thank you to gallery group admin David T Wilkinson from MIDWEST AMERICA PHOTOGRAPHY for featuring - Mild Winter Chicago - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, a Fine Art America Company. Thank you to galle... 

Puffy Storm Clouds - Featured

January 28th, 2016

Puffy Storm Clouds Thank you to gallery group admin Roger Passman from EXPLORING ILLINOIS for featuring - Puffy Storm Clouds - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, a Fine Art America Company Thank you to gallery group admin... 

Daffodils in Black and White Thank you to gallery group admin David T Wilkinson from MIDWEST AMERICA PHOTOGRAPHY for featuring - Daffodils in Black and White - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, a Fine Art America Company. ... 

Towers Thank you to admin Georgiana Romanova from ART FROM THE HEART Group for featuring TOWERS. Art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, a Fine Art America Company Thank you to admin Jenn Pointer from BATH AND SPA PRINTS Group f... 

A Man and His Dog Thank you to group admin Sergio B. from FIVE STAR ARTIST for featuring - A Man and His Dog - art photography by Frank J. Casella Thank you to group admin Georgiana Romanova from ART FROM THE HEART for featuring - A Man and Hi... 

Many businesses use marketing pictures to bring awareness as a part of the selling process. The true use of pictures though is to give value and to build trust. The web has changed what was once called the sales cycle, to what is now called the buyin... 

The Spirit of Life - Featured

January 4th, 2016

The Spirit of Life Thank you to group admin Jean OKeeffe Macro Abundance Art from GREETING CARDS FOR ALL OCCASIONS for featuring - The Spirit of Life - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, a Fine Art America Company Thank you t... 

The Colors Of Autumn Thank you to gallery group admin John Glass from BY HIS HAND for featuring - The Colors Of Autumn - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, a Fine Art America Company Sign up here to my subscriber list... 

Need a place to store and share your Holiday pictures? To nip it in the bud, from my experience, Flickr - almost certainly the best online photo management and sharing application in the world.Once you go onto the site youll see other benefits, ... 

Daddys Little Girl - Featured

December 30th, 2015

Daddys Little Girl Thank you to gallery group admin Georgiana Romanova from ART FROM THE HEART for featuring - Daddys Little Girl - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, a Fine Art America Company. Sign up here to ... 

Blue Chicago Blizzard - Featured

December 30th, 2015

Blue Chicago Blizzard Thank you to gallery group admin Sergio B. from FIVE STAR ARTISTS for featuring - Blue Chicago Blizzard - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Fine Art America Thank you to gallery group admin Roger Passman from EXP... 

Dogs and Art

December 29th, 2015

There is something about the relationship how man feels about dogs, that it is illustrated in art with endless story. I would like to share the background of two of my art photographs Man And Dog Walking The Nature Trail and Looking Golden. The ... 

Dusk on the Ranch - Featured

December 23rd, 2015

Dusk on the Ranch Thank you to gallery group admin David T. Wilindon from MIDWEST AMERICA PHOTOGRAPHY for featuring - Dusk on the Ranch - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com (Fine Art America) Thank you to gallery group admin D... 

Polar Vortex Beauty - Featured

December 21st, 2015

Polar Vortex Beauty Thank you to group admin Vickie Emms from GREETING CARDS - CHRISTMAS EXPRESSIONS for featuring - Polar Vortex Beauty - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, a Fine Art America Company Thank you to group admin ... 

The Nativity - Border - Featured

December 19th, 2015

The Nativity - Boarder Thank you to gallery group admin Sharon Cummings from SIGNATURE STYLE ART for featuring - The Nativity - Boarder - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, a Fine Art America Company. Sign up here t... 

Reindeer Crossing - Featred

December 13th, 2015

Reindeer Crossing Thank you to gallery group admin Jean OKeeffe Macro Abundance Art from GREETING CARDS FOR ALL OCCASIONS for featuring - Reindeer Crossing - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, a Fine Art America Company. ... 

King Shepherd Dog - Featured

December 13th, 2015

King Shepherd Dog Thank you to gallery group admin Laura L Leatherwood from DOG ART GALLERY for featuring - King Shepherd Dog - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, a Fine Art America Company. Sign up here to my subscri... 

Fresh Snow - Featured

December 13th, 2015

Fresh Snow Thank you to group admin Jean OKeeffe Macro Abundance Art from GREETING CARDS FOR ALL OCCASIONS for featuring - Fresh Snow - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, a Fine Art America Company Thank you to group admin Br... 

Scheduled Motion - Featured

December 13th, 2015

Scheduled Motion Thank you to group admin Lyric Lucas from INDUSTRIAL ART for featuring - Scheduled Motion - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, a Fine Art America Company. Thank you to group admin David T Wilkenson from MIDWE... 

Bird Cottage - Featured

December 12th, 2015

Bird Cottage Thank you to gallery group admin Lyric Lucas from Minimalism 1 Per Day for featuring - TITLE - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, a Fine Art America Company. Thank you to gallery group admin David T. Wilcanson ... 

The Nativity - Featured

December 12th, 2015

The Nativity Thank you to gallery group admin Jean OKeeffe Macro Abundance Art from GREETING CARDS FOR ALL OCCASIONS for featuring - The Nativity - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, a Fine Art America Company. Sign u... 

Judas In The Forest -- Featured

December 12th, 2015

Thank you to gallery group admin Jenn Pointer from BATH AND SPA PRINTS for featuring - Judas In The Forest - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Fine Art America Thank you to gallery group admin Georgiana Romanova from ART FROM THE ... 

Pathway - Featured

December 12th, 2015

Pathway Thank you to gallery group admin Sergio B. from FIVE STAR ARTIST for featuring - Pathway - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, a Fine Art America Company. Thank you to gallery group admin David T Wilkinson from MIDW... 

Click for Greeting Cards Gifts and Sets Looking for a unique gift for Christmas, Graduations, Weddings and Anniversaries, and many other Celebrations? Did you know that my Fine Art Photography can be made into custom Greeting Cards and Gif... 

Gift Certificates on Fine Art America Just in time for the holidays... gift cards are now available for purchase on FineArtAmerica.com! If you have friends and family members who need new artwork for their walls... but you're not sure what to... 

Holy Family Nativity - Color Monochrome Thank you to gallery group admin Jean OKeeffe Macro Abundance Art from GREETING CARDS FOR ALL OCCASIONS for featuring - Holy Family Nativity - Color Monochrome - art photography by Frank J. Casella on ... 

The Walter Payton Center Thank you to gallery group admin Lyric Lucas from INDUSTRIAL ART for featuring - The Walter Payton Center - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, a Fine Art America Company. Thank you to gallery group... 

Big John Chicago - Featured

December 4th, 2015

Big John Chicago Thank you to group admin Georgiana Romanova from Art from the Heart for featuring BIG JOHN CHICAGO- SEPIA. Art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, a Fine Art America Company Thank you to group admin Kim Hojnacki fr... 

Chicago Morning Commute Thank you to gallery group admin Lyric Lucas from INDUSTRIAL ART for featuring - Chicago Morning Commute - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, a Fine Art America Company. Thank you to gallery group ... 

Ultimate Love - Fetured

December 4th, 2015

Ultimate Love Thank you to gallery group admin Dr Bob and Nadine Johnston from 1 IMAGE INSPIRING MEDITATION for featuring - Ultimate Love - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, a Fine Art America Company. Sign up here... 

Rustic Glory - Featured

December 4th, 2015

Rustic Glory Thank you to gallery group admin David T Wilkinson from MIDWES AMERICA PHOTOGRAPHY for featuring - Rustic Glory - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, a Fine Art America Company. Thank you to gallery group admin ... 

New Friends? - Featured

November 24th, 2015

link text Thank you to gallery group admin James Temple from CASUAL PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY for featuring - New Friends? - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, a Fine Art America Company. Sign up here to my subscriber list... 

Christmas Train - Featured

November 21st, 2015

Christmas Train Jean OKeeffe Macro Abundance Art Thank you to group admin Jean OKeeffe Macro Abundance Art from GREETING CARDS FOR ALL OCCASIONS for featuring - Christmas Train - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, a Fine Art Ame... 

Wintery Forest Pine - Featured

November 15th, 2015

Wintery Forest Pine Thank you to gallery group admin Karen Wiles from ART BY GOD for featuring - Wintery Forest Pine - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, a Fine Art America Company Thank you to gallery group admin David T Wilk... 

Man And Dog Walking The Nature Trail Thank you to group admin Sergio B from FIVE STAR ARTISTS for featuring - Man And Do Walking The Nature Trail - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, a Fine Art America Company Thank you to ... 

Chicago L - Featured

November 12th, 2015

Chicago 'L' Thank you to gallery group admin Theresa Campbell from RAILROADS AND TRAINS for featuring - Chicago 'L' - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Fine Art America Thank you to gallery group admin Dan Marinescu from PREMIUM FAA ART... 

Olive Wood Nativity - Featured

November 12th, 2015

Olive Wood Nativity Thank you to gallery group admin Georgiana Romanovna from ART FROM THE HEART for featuring - Olive Wood Nativity - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, a Fine Art America Company. Thank you to gallery gr... 

Other Side of the Fence Thank you to gallery group admin Roger Passman from EXPLORING ILLINOIS for featuring - Other Side of the Fence - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, a Fine Art America Company. Sign up here ... 

Threshold - Monochrome Featured

November 1st, 2015

Thank you to admin SHARON MAU from DIMENSIONS GALLERY GROUP for featuring THRESHOLD - MONOCHROME. Art photography by Frank J. Casella Sign up here to my subscriber list for priority access to special promotions, new artwork, and more! Sent d... 

Branch Patterns - Featured

November 1st, 2015

Branch Patterns Thank you to gallery group admin Sharon Mau from FORESTS for featuring - Branch Patterns - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, a Fine Art America Company. Sign up here to my subscriber list for priori... 

Dog Eyes - Featured

November 1st, 2015

Dog Eyes Thank you to gallery group admin Laura L Leatherwood from DOG ART GALLERY for featuring - Dog Eyes - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, a Fine Art America Company. Thank you to gallery group admin Georgiana Romanov... 

Autumn Air - Featured

November 1st, 2015

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Sweet Corn 2.00 - Featured

November 1st, 2015

Sweet Corn $2.00 Thank you to gallery group admin James Temple from CASUAL PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY for featuring - Sweet Corn $2.00 - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Fine Art America Thank you to gallery group admin David T Wilkinson from... 

Surrender - Featured

November 1st, 2015

Surrender Thank you to gallery group admin Jean OKeeffe Macro Abundance Art from GREETING CARDS FOR ALL OCCASIONS for featuring - Surrender - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, a Fine Art America Company. Thank you to galler... 

GloriousMorning2 - Featured

November 1st, 2015

GloriousMorning2 Thank you to gallery group admin Jenn Pointer from BATH AND SPA PRINTS for featuring - GloriousMorning2 - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, a Fine Art America Company. Thank you to gallery group admin Georgi... 

City 0f Chicago - River Tour Thank you to gallery group admin Dan Marinescu from PREMIUM FAA ARTISTS for featuring - City 0f Chicago - River Tour - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, a Fine Art America Company. Thank you to... 

Prairie - Featured

November 1st, 2015

Prairie Thank you to gallery group admin Kim Hojnacki from BLACK AND WHITE PHOTOGRAPHY for featuring - Prairie - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, a Fine Art America Company. Sign up here to my subscriber list for pr... 

Swing - Featured

November 1st, 2015

Swing Thank you to gallery group admin Georgiana Romanovna from ART FROM THE HEART for featuring - Swing - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, a Fine Art America Company. Thank you to gallery group admin David T Wilkinson f... 

Intrigued By The Light Thank you to gallery group admin Sharon Mau from Forests for featuring - Intrigued By The Light - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, a Fine Art America Company. Thank you to gallery group admin David T ... 

Dog Eyes Always Watching Thank you to gallery group admin Laura Leatherwood from DOG ART GROUP for featuring - Dog Eyes Always Watching - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, a Fine Art America Company. Sign up here t... 

Segway - City of Chicago Thank you to gallery group admin Lyric Lucas from INDUSTRIAL ART for featuring - Segway - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, a Fine Art America Company. Thank you to gallery group admin Sharon Cummi... 

Morning News - Monochrome Thank you to group admin Kim Hojnacki from BLACK AND WHITE PHOTOGRAPHY group for featuring - Morning News - Monochrome - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, a Fine Art America Company Thank you to gr... 

Morning News - Square on MobilePrints.com Thank you to group admin Doug Grey from ARTIST SHOWCASE for featuring - Morning News - Square - art photography by Frank J. Casella Sign up here to my subscriber list for priority access to sp... 

Summer Breeze on the Chicago River Thank you to admin CJ Anderson from The Gallery Wall Group for featuring SUMMER BREEZE ON THE CHICAGO RIVER - COLOR. Art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, a Fine Art America Company Thank you to... 

When Men Put God First Thank you to group admin Georgiana Romanovna from ART FROM THE HEART for featuring - When Men Put God First - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, a Fine Art America Company. Thank you to group admin CJ An... 

Portrait of a a King Shepherd Dog Thank you to gallery group admin Laura L Leatherwood from DOG ART GALLERY for featuring - Portrait of a a King Shepherd Dog - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, a Fine Art America Company. ... 

Golden Hour Brilliance Thank you to gallery group admin Rubianne Elliott from COLORS for featuring - Golden Hour Brilliance - art photography by Frank J. Casella on InstaPrints.com, a Fine Art America Company. Sign up here to my su... 

Stealing TIme - Featured

November 1st, 2015

Stealing TIme Thank you to gallery group admin Sharon Cummings from SIGNATURE STYLE ART for featuring - Stealing TIme - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, a Fine Art America Company. Sign up here to my subscriber li... 

Crucifix -- Featured

November 1st, 2015

Crucifix Thank you to gallery group admin Bob and Nadine Johnston from 1 INSPIRITING OR MEDITATION IMAGE for featuring - Crucifix - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Fine Art America Thank you to gallery group admin Dan Marinescu from... 

Reflection - Featured

November 1st, 2015

Reflection Thank you to gallery group admin Sharon Mau from MONOCHROMATICO for featuring - Reflection - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, a Fine Art America Company. Thank you to gallery group admin David T Wilkinson from ... 

Central Camera Chicago Thank you to gallery group admin Roger Passman from Exploring Illinois for featuring - Central Camera Chicago - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, a Fine Art America Company. Thank you to gallery group ... 

Spirit of Americana Parade Thank you to gallery group admin Thomas Woolworth from THE AMERICAN FLAG for featuring - Spirit of Americana Parade - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, a Fine Art America Company. Thank you to ga... 

Looking Golden - Featured

November 1st, 2015

Looking Golden Thank you to group admin Laura L Leatherwood from DOG ART GALLERY for featuring - Looking Golden - art photography by Frank J. Casella Thank you to group admin Zeana Romanovna from ART FROM THE HEART for featuring - Looking Go... 

Radiant Light - Featured

November 1st, 2015

Radiant Light Thank you to group admin David T Wilkinson from Midwest America Photography for featuring - Radiant Light - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, a Fine Art America Company. Thank you to group admin Jean OKeeffe M... 

The Sound of Music - Featured

November 1st, 2015

The Sound of Music Thank you to gallery group admin Georgiana Romanovna from ART FROM THE HEART for featuring - The Sound of Music - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Fine Art America Thank you to gallery group admin Sharon Cummings fro... 

Daddys Shadow - Featured

November 1st, 2015

Daddy's Shadow Thank you to gallery group admin Luther Fine Art from 1 A DAY WAITING ROOM ART for featuring - Daddy's Shadow - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, a Fine Art America Company. Thank you to gallery group admin ... 

From Rome to Chicago Thank you to admin Sharon Cummings from - Signature Style Art - for featuring FROM ROME TO CHICAGO. Art photography by Frank J. Casella Thank you to admin Jean OKeeffe - Macro Abundance Art from - Greeting Cards For All O... 

Threshold - Faith in the LIght of Dawn Thank you to gallery group admin Sharon Mau from SQUARE FORMAT for featuring - Threshold - Faith in the LIght of Dawn - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, aFine Art America Company. ... 

Chicago Morning - Monochrome Thank you to group admin Georgiana Romanovna from ART FROM THE HEART for featuring - Chicago Morning - Monochrome - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, a Fine Art America Company. Thank you to g... 

Hope - Featured

November 1st, 2015

Hope Thank you to gallery group admin Jean OKeeffe Macro Abundance Art from GREETING CARDS FOR ALL OCCASIONS for featuring - Hope - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com (Fine Art America) Thank you to gallery group admin Jose... 

Cage of Dreams - Featured

November 1st, 2015

Cage of Dreams Thank you to gallery group admin Dan Marinescu from PREMIUM FAA ARTISTS for featuring - Cage of Dreams - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com (Fine Art America) Thank you to gallery group admin Terry Cobb from SEE... 

Autumn in Rearview Mirror Thank you to gallery group admin Rubianne Elliott from COLORS for featuring - Autumn in Rearview Mirror - art photography by Frank J. Casella on InstaPrints.com (Fine Art America) Sign up here to my subscrib... 

Glory in the Wind - Featured

November 1st, 2015

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Coneflowers-Monochrome Thank you to gallery group admin Kim Hojnacki from BLACK AND WHITE PHOTOGRAPHY for featuring - Coneflowers-Monochrome - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com (Fine Art America) Sign up here to my su... 

Identity - Featured

November 1st, 2015

Identity Thank you to gallery group admin Kim Hojnacki from BLACK AND WHITE PHOTOGRAPHY for featuring - Identity - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com (Fine Art America) Sign up here to my subscriber list for priority acc... 

Shadow on the Fence - Featured

November 1st, 2015

Shadow on the Fence Thank you to gallery group admin Kim Hojnacki from BLACK AND WHITE PHOTOGRAPHY for featuring - Shadow on the Fence - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com (Fine Art America) Sign up here to my subs... 

Princess - Featured

November 1st, 2015

Princess Thank you to gallery group admin Doug Grey from Artist Showcase for featuring - Princess - Instagram art photography by Frank J. Casella on InstaPrints.com Sign up here to my subscriber list for priority access to special promo... 

At The Heart OF Everything Thank you to gallery group admin Dan Marinescu from PREMIUM FAA ARTISTS for featuring - At The Heart OF Everything - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com (Fine Art America) Thank you to gallery group ad... 

U.S. Marines - Monochrome Thank you to gallery group admin Thomas Woolworth from THE AMERICAN FLAG for featuring 'U.S. Marines - Monochrome - art photography by Frank J. Casella Thank you to gallery group admin David T Wilkinson from MIDWEST AM... 

Star-Spangled Banner - Featured

November 1st, 2015

Star-Spangled Banner Thank you to group admin Dan Marinescu from PREMIUM FAA ARTISTS for featuring - Star-Spangled Banner - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com ( Fine Art America ) Thank you to group admin Suzanne Giuriati-Cerny... 

In Honor of Decoration Day Thank you to gallery group admin Kim Hojnacki from BLACK AND WHITE PHOTOGRAPHY for featuring - In Honor of Decoration Day - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Fine Art America Sign up here to my subscriber l... 

Antique Car Parade - Featured

November 1st, 2015

Antique Car Parade Thank you to group admin David T Wilkinson from MIDWEST AMERICA for featuring - Antique Car Parade - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com Thank you to group admin Sharon Mau from MONOCHROMATICO for featuring - An... 

Forest Light - Featured

November 1st, 2015

Forest LIght Thank you to gallery group admin Dan Marinescu from PREMIUM FAA ARTISTS for featuring - Forest Light - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Fine Art America Thank you to gallery group admin Georgiana Romanovna from ART FROM ... 

National Anthem - Featured

November 1st, 2015

National Anthem Thank you to gallery group admin James Temple from CASUAL PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY for featuring - National Anthem - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, a Fine Art America Company. Thank you to gallery group admin ... 

Morning Light Magnolia Thank you to gallery group admin Georgiana Romanovna from ART FROM THE HEART for featuring - Morning Light Magnolia - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Fine Art America Thank you to gallery group admin David T Wilk... 

Blooming Tree - Featured

November 1st, 2015

Blooming Tree Thank you to gallery group admin Doug Grey from ARTIST SHOWCASE for featuring - Blooming Tree - art photography by Frank J. Casella on InstaPrints ( Fine Art America ) Sign up here to my subscriber list for priority ac... 

Petals In The View - Color Thank you to gallery group admin Dan Marinescu from PREMIUM FAA ARTISTS for featuring - Petals In The View - Color - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Fine Art America Thank you to gallery group admin David T Wi... 

Crack of Dawn - Featured

November 1st, 2015

Crack of Dawn Thank you to gallery group admin Georgiana Romanovna from ART FROM THE HEART for featuring - Crack of Dawn - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Fine Art America Thank you to gallery group admin Dan Marinescu from PREMIUM F... 

Through the Years - Featured

November 1st, 2015

Through the Years Thank you to gallery group admin Doug Grey from ARTIST SHOWCASE for featuring - Through the Years - art photography by Frank J. Casella on InstaPrints Sign up here to my subscriber list for priority access to special... 

White Branches in Black Thank you to gallery group admin Doug Grey from ARTISTS SHOWCASE for featuring - White Branches in Black - art photography by Frank J. Casella on InstaPrints. Sign up here to my subscriber list for priority access... 

Tree and Fence - Featured

November 1st, 2015

Tree and Fence Thank you to group admin Georgiana Romanovna from ART FROM THE HEART for featuring - Tree and Fence - art photography by Frank J. Casella Thank you to gallery group admin David T Wilkinson from MIDWEST AMERICA for featuring - Tr... 

Truck Company Ops. - Featured

November 1st, 2015

Truck Company Ops. Thank you to gallery group admin Dan Marinescu from PREMIUM FAA ARTISTS for featuring - Truck Company Ops. - art photography by Frank J. Casella Sign up here to my subscriber list for priority access to special promot... 

Winterfold - Monochrome Thank you to group admin Sharon Mau from SQUARE FORMAT for featuring - Winterfold - Monoschrome - art photography by Frank J. Casella Thank you to group admin Bruce Bley from ILLINOIS NATURE AND SCENERY for featuring - W... 

Fog and Mist - Featured

November 1st, 2015

Fog & Mist Thank you to group admin Sharon Mau from SQUARE FORMAT for featuring - Fog & Mist - art photography by Frank J. Casella Thank you to group admin Bruce Bley from ILLINOIS NATURE AND SCENERY for featuring - Fog & Mist - art photography... 

Sunrise on the Winter Pine Thank you to group admin Dan Marinescu from PREMIUM FAA ARTISTS for featuring - Sunrise on the Winter Pine - art photography by Frank J. Casella Thank you to group admin Bruce Bley from Illinois ILLLINOIS NATURE AND S... 

Last Peek of Winter Sun Thank you to group admin Davit T Wilkinson from MIDWEST AMERICA for featuring - Last Peek of Winter Sun - art photography by Frank J. Casella Thank you to group admin Dan Marinescu from PREMIUM FAA ARTISTS for featurin... 

Hay Dance - Featured

November 1st, 2015

Hay Dance Thank you to group admin David T Wilkinson from MIDWEST AMERICA for featuring - Hay Dance - art photography by Frank J. Casella Sign up here to my subscriber list for priority access to special promotions, new artwork, and... 

Bite Into Goodness - Featured

November 1st, 2015

Bite Into Goodness Thank you to group admin Doug Grey from ARTIST SHOWCASE on InstaPrints for featuring - Bite Into Goodness - art photography by Frank J. Casella Sign up here to my subscriber list for priority access to special promoti... 

Conoes in the Snow - Monochrome Thank you to group admin Sharon Mau from GREETING CARDS for featuring - Canoes in the Snow - Monochrome - art photography by Frank J. Casella Sign up here to my subscriber list for priority access to spec... 

Beautiful Autumn - Featured

November 1st, 2015

Beautiful Autumn Thank you to group admin Gene Sherrill from MIDWEST AMERICA GROUP for featuring - Beautiful Autumn - art photography by Frank J. Casella Thank you to group admin Bruce Bley from ILLINOIS NATURE AND SCENERY for featuring -... 

First Snow on the Roof Thank you to group admin Luther Fine Art from 3 A DAY WAITING ROOM ART for featuring - First Snow on the Roof - art photography by Frank J. Casella Sign up here to my subscriber list for priority access to speci... 

Shadow Light Flowers - Featured

November 1st, 2015

Shadow Light Flowers Thank you to group admin Luther Fine Art from 3 A DAY WAITING ROOM ART for featuring - Shadow Light Flowers - art photography by Frank J. Casella Thank you to group admin Zeana Romanovna from ART FROM THE HEART for featur... 

Backyard Morning in the Fall Thank you to group admin Zeana Romanovna from ART FROM THE HEART for featuring - Backyard Morning in the Fall - art photography by Frank J. Casella Sign up here to my subscriber list for priority access ... 

Among Friends - Featured

November 1st, 2015

Among Friends Thank you to group admin Zeana Romanovna from ART FROM THE HEART for featuring - Among Friends - art photography by Frank J. Casella Sign up here to my subscriber list for priority access to special promotions, new art... 

Sweet Magnolia -- Featured

November 1st, 2015

Sweet Magnolia Thank you to group admin Gene Sherrill from MIDWEST AMERICA for featuring - Sweet Magnolia - art photography by Frank J. Casella on Pixels.com, a Fine Art America Company Thank you to group admin Marinescu Dan from PREMIUM FAA ... 

Walking to the Parade Thank you to group admin Marinescu Dan from PREMIUM FAA ARTISTS for featuring - Walking to the Parade - art photography by Frank J. Casella Sign up here to my subscriber list for priority access to special promotions... 

Grant Park Chicago - Monochrome Thank you to group admin Doug Grey from ARTIST SHOWCASE for featuring - Grant Park Chicago - Monochrome - art photography by Frank J. Casella Sign up here to my subscriber list for priority access to specia... 

Orange Leaves - Featured

November 1st, 2015

Orange Leaves Thank you to group admin Bruce Bley from Illinois Nature and Scenery for featuring - ORANGE LEAVES - art photography by Frank J. Casella Thank you to group admin Dan Marinescu from Premium FAA Artists for featuring - ORAGE LEAVES ... 

Water Blanket - Featured

November 1st, 2015

Thank you to group admin Joseph C Hinson Photography from Photojournalism for featuring - WATER BLANKET - art photography by Frank J. Casella Sign up here to my subscriber list for priority access to special promotions, new artwork, and more... 

Thank you to group admin Kim Hojnacki from Black and White Photography for featuring - KAYAKS ON THE CHICAGO RIVER - BLACK - art photography by Frank J. Casella Sign up here to my subscriber list for priority access to special promotions, ... 

Thank you to group admin Marinescu Dan from Premium FAA Artists Group for featuring - KAYAKS ON THE CHICAGO RIVER - art photography by Frank J. Casella Thank you to group admin Luther Fine Art from 3 A Day Waiting Room Art for featuring - KAYAKS ... 

Old and New Chicago - Featured

November 1st, 2015

Thank you to group admin Kim Hojnacki from Black and White Photography for featuring - OLD AND NEW CHICAGO - art photography by Frank J. Casella Thank you to group admin Marinescu Dan from Premium FAA Artists Group for featuring - OLD AND NEW CHI... 

Grant Park Chicago - Featured

November 1st, 2015

Thank you to admin Marinescu Dan from Premium FAA Artists Group for featuring - GRANT PARK CHICAGO - art photography by Frank J. Casella Sign up here to my subscriber list for priority access to special promotions, new artwork, and more! Sen... 

Bikes Chicago - Featured

November 1st, 2015

Thank you to admin Marinescu Dan from Premium FAA Artists Group for featuring BIKES CHICAGO. Art photography by Frank J. Casella Thank you to group admin Luther Fine Art from 3 A Day Waiting Room Art for featuring BIKES CHICAGO. Art photography by... 

Chicago Trump -- Featured

November 1st, 2015

Thank you to admin Marinescu Dan from Premium FAA Artists Gallery for featuring CHICAGO TRUMP. Art photography by Frank J. Casella Sign up here to my subscriber list for priority access to special promotions, new artwork, and more! Sent dire... 

Thank you to admin Luther Fine Art from Waiting Room Art Gallery for featuring CHICAGO TRUMP - MONOCHROME. Art photography by Frank J. Casella Sign up here to my subscriber list for priority access to special promotions, new artwork, and mor... 

Parade of Lights - Featured

November 1st, 2015

Thank you to admin Luther Fine Art from 3 A Day Waiting Room Art for featuring PARADE OF LIGHTS. Art photography by Frank J. Casella Sign up here to my subscriber list for priority access to special promotions, new artwork, and more! Sent di... 

Thank you to group admin LUTHER FINE ART from WAITING ROOM ART GROUP for featuring Pink and Orange Catchy Colors. Art photography by Frank J. Casella Thank you to admin Marinescu Dan from Premium FAA Artists for featuring PINK AND ORANGE CATCHY CO... 

Pipes and Lines Featured

November 1st, 2015

Thank you to admin KAREN WILES from GRAND GREETING CARDS GROUP for featuring PIPES AND LINES. Art photography by Frank J. Casella === Thank you to admin TERRY COBB from SEEN BUT NOT NOTICED GROUP for featuring PIPES AND LINES. Art photograp... 

Sunrise

February 26th, 2015

This picture is one from many mornings spent shooting Chicago sunrise with my photo mentor, John H. White, a Pulitzer Prize winning photojournalist. His mantra is "Keep In Flight". To spread wings on your dreams and do it. ... to share the "Light". ... 

Catholic Art Photography

February 24th, 2015

Catholic Art Photography With Lent and Easter before us, I would like to share with you my gallery of Catholic art photography. This gallery is in part a response to Saint Pope John Paul II's 1999 Letter to Artists and is my endeavor to make vi... 

RAW vs. JPG Images

December 20th, 2014

The dialog keeps coming back with the same arguments on both sides that I've seen for years. Perhaps the proportion of people weighing in on one side or the other is shifting, but the essential arguments remain the same. That people feel RAW pro... 

Return Policy: Our return policy is very simple: If you're not happy with a purchase, for any reason, you can return it to us within 30 days of the order date. As soon as it arrives, we'll issue a full refund for the entire purchase price. Ple... 

The Christmas Creche at Holy Name Cathedral - Chicago Thank you to group admin Marinescu Dan from PREMIUM FAA ARTISTS for featuring - The Christmas Creche at Holy Name Cathedral Chicago - art photography by Frank J. Casella Thank you to group a... 

About Greeting Cards

December 6th, 2014

Greeting Cards: Our greeting cards are 5" x 7" in size and are produced on digital offset printers using 110 lb. paper stock. Each card is coated with a UV protectant on the outside surface which produces a semi-gloss finish. The inside o... 

Still haven't found the perfect Christmas gift? How about a museum-quality piece of artwork... delivered right to your front door? Wow your friends and family with a spectacular gift from one of the 250,000+ Artists ready-to-hang works... 

When most people hear the words greeting cards, especially this time of year, they automatically think of Christmas, or holiday cards. And, although seasonal holiday cards represent the most traditional use of greeting card products, there are m... 

" I'm allergic to Raw formats and I expect a good camera to properly do its job, which is to take a photograph and properly process it into a usable file, instead of subcontracting this task to the photographer. " -- Gianni Galassi First things fi... 

The phone calls and emails are starting. Around this time of year -- Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's -- I am often asked what is the best camera to buy someone for a Christmas present. So I though that I would write this post, as I h... 

Homewood Izaak Walton Preserve

September 18th, 2014

I have lived most of my life in Homewood, Illinois. A good part of my childhood was spent at the Homewood Izaak Walton Preserve. When I married, we later bought a house where the Preserve is like an extension of my back yard.complete with Deer, Yello... 

Flickr Explore - What is it?

September 5th, 2014

The past week I've had a number of my photographs selected by Flickr Explore. What does this mean? Flickr, the photo sharing and organizing site, has manyunique features and applications that can help you easily locate interesting photographs and... 

One of the great documentary photographers, Edward Steichen, whom I studied while a student at Columbia College Chicago, has said Photography is a major force in explaining man to man. It is these words that really have made a lasting impression on... 

"When you create a photograph, it has to have something to say. By "something to say," it has to show us something we haven't seen before, or show us the same thing in a very different way. It has to say something about which people actually care. It... 

Storytelling in words comes in many forms: written or verbal on your blog or podcasts, song lyrics, and video, to name a few. Photos, however, tell the story further or of your organization in ways that words cannot. You can use your own camera to m... 

Facebook, WordPress, Instagram, Tumblr, Flickr, Blogger, Twitter, Pinterest ... this is just a short list of platforms that an artist or photographer can use as a tool for promoting and marketing and blogging about their artwork. I too am using most... 

In an article at the link here ... "Artist...David Hockney, 76, started drawing on his iPhone with his thumb about five years ago, sending his works via email to dozens of friends at a time. Now, a sweeping new exhibit of Hockney's work, including ab... 

I've been using the about.me platform as my website front page. About.me makes it easy for people to learn about you and find your content on the web. I think this is a brilliant platform: Use a short domain name that is memorable, have a website ... 

I've published my first post on the new LinkedIn publishing platform -- " Results Marketing - How to make pictures that give value and build trust. ". I believe this will attract my target audience of corporates, offices, interior designers, decorat... 

If youre not using excellent pictures that show what it is that you do your legacy what has stopped that from happening? Its not rocket science; the more unique, interesting content you share, the more interest youll receive in return. D... 

The American Flag

June 8th, 2014

I joined this group on Fine Art America called The American Flag. I then realized how many pictures I have of the flag, so I started a gallery which you can find at the link below. The American Flag holds a special place in my heart, as my country.... 

When Men Put God First

May 8th, 2014

I've created a new Fine Art Gallery " When Men Put God First". This is my artwork that illustrates the impact when men make Christ the center of their lives. You may know that, in addition to being a photographer, I am Executive Director of Cathol... 

Finding A Sign

May 4th, 2014

Here in the Chicago Loop it is hard to find a post to park your bike, as much as finding a parking space for your car. Likewise, in life we, are always looking for signs in answers to our prayers. 

 This is what I saw when I click... 

April 4, 6, 8 and 11 of 2014 saw my pictures on Flickr posted on the Explore ( popular ) page. This would make eight pictures Explored since November 8, 2013. Explore is Flickr's way of showcasing the most interesting photos within a given point in... 

I have just become the administrator for the Catholic Art group on FineArtAmerica / Pixels.com !! Check it out at the link below !! What is the Catholic Art group? This group is to share specifically Catholic Christian religious artwork with the ... 

A respected photographer on Flickr added my photography to a gallery and shared: "The collection is a set of my favorite black & White images by other photographers here on Flickr that whom I feel who understand the art of photography." What are ... 

My photography was shared on the Flickr blog, here is the description from the post: "Young lovers, cute couples, and strong relationships. In this selection of some of your favorites we tried to capture the heartfelt emotions that were also a co... 

I've made the decision to shoot Kodak film again. I learned on Kodak film as a child, I was shy and pictures helped me to share how I saw things and the world around me. I have spent my lifetime, shooting thousands of rolls of Tri-X ( especially when... 

Lately while out for dog walks Ive been bringing my iPad mini with me to see what the camera on that thing can do. Short of the long, with the thousands of dollars I have spent on pro-equipment the image processors now are so good it all comes down... 

Film Is Not Dead

January 20th, 2014

Film Is Not Dead. Thats right ... Film is back and better than ever!! I learned on Film (makes me feel old), black and white especially. Now it has more characteristics of digiital, so a photographer can have the best of both worlds. I believ... 

Christmas and Cameras Part 2

November 27th, 2013

What to look for when buying a camera? In short: Know your intent; Know your asperations; Portability, Megapixels arent everything; The need for speed, Accesories; Get hands on. To learn more click here As I shared in my last blog post, I use... 

Christmas and Cameras

November 18th, 2013

Since the digital age began a few short years ago digital imaging has evolved, mostly through the iPhone camera, to give every person a shot at the photographer inside of them. Usually when I am on a photo shoot a person or two will ask me photogra... 

If you send out Christmas Cards that celebrate Christ in Christmass, not Santa or snowmen, I'd like to share with you a thread I started on FineArtAmerica/Pixels asking the almost 100k greatest living artists and photographers to share their Christma... 

New Greeting Card Program

October 14th, 2013

Frank Casella .... is like an Old World artist, creative yet meticulous, inspired yet careful, in awe of visual beauty yet not afraid to engage it through the lens of his camera. Frank Casellas work is what we mean when we say that photography... 

ARTINFO Magazine recently wrote about FineArtAmerica ( FAA ), which is the home for all of my fine art photos on the web. The articles says: It's no secret the art world is taking the Internet by storm. Amazon's recent entry into the online ... 

Hometown America

July 7th, 2013

As we celebrate the Declaration of Independence in America for 2013, I was inspired to create this fine art photograph of two houses with an American Flag mounted on each front porch. It reminds me of the freedoms we have, that we can express in this...