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Mary McAvoy - Artist

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I began to use a camera for artistic purpose in 2006.   The physical world became the central focus of each moment when my camera was in hand.   I became fully conscious of the constructs of those moment, especially of the tangible world around me.When I photograph nature, my objective is to record what nature presents.   I use minimal digital enhancement in this work.   My photographic message is that nature is astounding - that it is a beautiful but fragile presence in our lives.   There are lessons to be learned from nature.   It has an intelligence...more
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The group I administer, Capturing the Great Blue Heron, now has 93 members! And it's an active group of people! There are wonderful discussions, not just about the great blue heron, but about picture taking and image quality, SEO, and PhotoShop! ... 

A week ago, I started a group, Capturing the Great Blue Heron. It's already grown to 35 super talented and active members! Some amazing photos and artwork of the GBH have been uploaded. Please have a look! In the coming weeks, I will introduce ... 

Mary McAvoy Blogs

January 29th, 2012

Until I have my work uploaded to fine art america, visit the following sites to see my photography! TheRipestPics.com SilverLining-MaryMcAvoy.com Thanks! 

My Bio

January 24th, 2012

I've just added my bio to my profile. It reads: I began to use a camera for artistic purpose in 2006. At that time, I was accepting that the dual conditions of fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue had a grip on my life and that the energy and speed I ... 

Today I've created a new group - Capturing the Great Blue Heron. Here is the home page description of the group: The great blue heron is a striking bird. Prehistoric in look, awkward in physique, it somehow manages to be amazingly graceful. It ha... 


January 16th, 2012

I've added a gallery of sky images - mostly sunsets. If you like the sky over the ocean, have a peek at these shots. Many were taken at Wallis Sands, a pretty little beach on the north shore of New Hampshire.  

City Scenes

January 13th, 2012

I've added some city galleries to my site! I love to photograph architecture in any city. When I'm in a city, I feel the structure of it - the layout of the streets, the history shown in the style of the buildings, the feel of layers of history. I'... 

Making Progress

January 10th, 2012

Well, I've spent the day uploading photos from my files about a New England pond! Through the rest of the week I'll upload more - from the pond and elsewhere. Enjoy what you see on my site! And visit my other blogs if you're interested: TheRi...