Author Archives: Diane Huntress

Great arts education from grade school in Kansas to a BFA in Creative Arts. Over 20 years in editorial and business photography specializing in portraits of people and the built environment. At the same time, to stay in the creative flow, I exhibit in galleries and museums.

Easter time in Split, Croatia

Our apartment was just off the top corner terrace of the Palace of Diocletian in Split, Croatia.  Not only was it a post from which to capture the action of the busy port but also the Riva. Within the 3-4th C. AD walls of the Palace stands the entrance to the Cathedral of St Doimus […]

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Cagey Bunny Portrait

The eyes have it! Collection at Davis Mather Folk Art Gallery in Santa Fe, New Mexico.               Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

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Snow shoveling in Santa Fe

The west is in the midst of a drought. Capturing the decisive moment is the beauty of shoveling. Location: an adobe casita at the end of a lane near the famous Plaza.     Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

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The Dalai Lama’s Ski Trip

Read this delightful Santa Fe ski story from Slate. I covered all aspects of skiing for 20 years and it was exhilarating. It was great business. I got to meet and photograph people on several continents from celebrities to the best skiers to reindeer handlers in Norway. But, this might have topped my list. […]

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What is a valentine?

A proverb says that “Saint Valentine brings the keys of roots”. Plants and flowers start to grow on this day. It has been celebrated as the day when the first work in the vineyards and in the fields commences. It is also said that birds propose to each other or marry on that day. In […]

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Happy Year of the Horse!

Celebrating the Chinese New Year of the Horse today. People born in the year of the horse are said to be a bit like horses: animated, active and energetic – they love being in a crowd. They are quick to learn independence – foals can walk minutes after birth – and they have a straightforward […]

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High desert sunset scout

Sargent, the dog, one of our hosts while staying in the high desert just west of Santa Fe, New Mexico, guides us through this landscape during the magic time of day. Ricoh Pentax sent me a fun camera to play with and test, the GR.  It was the go-to camera for capturing the moment on this […]

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Celebrating a life.

A photo shoot can be the start of a friendship. A decade ago, a national trade magazine called me to do a cover shot of BJ Dyer and Guenther Vogt to recognize them for the award-winning branding of Bouquets, a floral business. We ended up living and locating my studio a block from their LoDo […]

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Art in Paris, France

Photographing art and being involved with public art add to my professional and personal life.  Challenging too. Two big exhibitions in Paris spoke to us this month.  I made a connection between two pieces in which the artist created something new inspired by the architecture of the location. First – “Dynamo” at the Grand Palais […]

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Colorful Public Art commissioned by Ceretto in Italy

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