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It's baacckk!

November 15, 2020 - Yes, the cursed Pandemic has re-intensified with malignant force, What's to do, except practice safety measures, hunker...
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Hello again....still here, taking photographs...

June 02, 2020 - I know I have not been the best blog poster lately. There is no special reason for this--like depression or illness, tha...
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Keeping Busy during the Pandemic

April 01, 2020 - What are you doing to keep busy during the pandemic? With most businesses and schools closed and travel restricted to j...
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Moments of Zen

March 25, 2020 - In my last blog post, I mentioned that I had been posting every day on Facebook and Instagram calming photographs I call...
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Photography and COVID-19

March 19, 2020 - Like everyone else, photographers are effected by world events. The arrival of COVID-19 is no exception. I receive a nu...
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Can creativity be taught?

March 11, 2020 - In my last post I wrote about the difference between being creative and being talented. I concluded that they were two v...
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Are you talented or creative? What's the difference?

February 26, 2020 - About a week ago, I posted on social media and this blog photos of drawings I made for a drawing class I have been takin...
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What is an Artist? Is a Photographer an Artist? Thoughts on drawing and photography...

February 18, 2020 - Years before I ever took a photograph, I loved to draw. As a kid, and like many kids, I loved to fill blank paper with d...
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Batsto Village and rural New Jersey

February 11, 2020 - Living at the Jersey Shore encourages one to forget that there is more to this state than just beaches, water, and the c...
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Light, Coincidences, and Photography...

February 02, 2020 - Today, February 2nd, is a very special day. First, the date is a palindrome--02/02/2020-it is the same backwards and for...
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Welcome to 2020.....

January 18, 2020 - Happy New Year. As noted on the landing pages, lots of changes are happening on this page. I have revised several exist...
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2019 is over already?

December 30, 2019 - Wow--where did the time go? I can't believe I have not posted here since October and now it is time for a final 2019 no...
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High School Sailing--A Two Season Sport....

October 26, 2019 - Readers of this blog know I post a lot of sailing photographs. The reason is simple: I sail and I love the look of a sai...
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Its Harvest Festival Time (Part 2)!!

October 08, 2019 - The Ocean Grove Harvest Arts Festival last weekend was a big success--the weather was gorgeous, the crowds were large, t...
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It's Harvest Festival Time!!

September 27, 2019 - Summer is over and it is now officially Autumn--the season for dead leaves, chilly morning, great sunsets, and Harvest F...
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I Won! Wait! What?

August 20, 2019 - Amazing. In my last blog post I urged all readers to join me at TRAC's 2019 Annual Juried Summer Arts Fest, promising t...
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Put this on your agenda for this coming Saturday, August 17th!!

August 14, 2019 - Please join me this coming Saturday, August 17th, for TRAC's Annual Juried Summer Arts Fest! It will be between 11 am an...
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I'm Back! Where have I been?

August 06, 2019 - Wow! I just looked and was surprised to see that I have not contributed to this blog in almost two months! Where have I...
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A Local's Perspective--

June 18, 2019 - I am pleased to note that five of my photographs are on display at the offices of the Jay and Linda Grunin Foundation in...
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FUN TIME!

June 11, 2019 - Ah Summer! A great time for easy living, the beach, friends, a cool drink, and a great art show! Please join me for the...
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What Does a Photographer See?

April 15, 2019 - I will be offering a talk at the John F. Peto Studio Museum in Island Heights entitled "Click: What a Photographer Sees.
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Show! Shows! Shows!

March 26, 2019 - By the end of this week, my work will be appearing in more places than ever before. About 12-15 of my photographs will b...
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Honoring Island Heights

March 20, 2019 - About a week ago I was pleased to donate a framed color photograph of mine entitled "Boardwalk Sunset," which was taken...
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About Face Value--Opening Soon!

March 14, 2019 - About Face Value is an art exhibit that explores the front of the skull--also known as the face. It is the most expressi...
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A New Gallery--Shapes and Colors

February 12, 2019 - I have added a new gallery to my lineup. It is entitled "Shapes and Colors" and it contains objects that have caught my...
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Valentine's Day---a time for love--and Sales!

January 16, 2019 - Who cannot like a day that celebrates love? To do so would not be, well, very loving! And we all need more love in our l...
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"Footsteps of Time" A solo show of my photographs....

January 04, 2019 - ` I am proud to announce that I have just mounted a new solo show entitled "Footsteps of Time." It is at the Upper Shor...
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Happy Holidays and Thanks

December 13, 2018 - Allow me to take a minute to wish all of my readers a very happy holiday season, no matter which holiday or holidays you...
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Start the holiday season with cheer and great photography.

November 29, 2018 - I am pleased to note that I will be returning to the Holiday Craft Boutique of the Island Heights House Tour this coming...
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T'is the season--for SALES!

November 13, 2018 - Like other retailers, this website will be featuring Black Friday sales for our valued customers and friends on our mail...
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"How does he do it?" The secrets of my photo magic revealed......!

November 07, 2018 - Have you ever looked at one of my photographs and wondered how I captured such an exceptional image? Is it luck? Is it s...
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Cha, Cha, Cha, Changes (with apologies to David Bowie)

October 27, 2018 - If you have logged onto this site more than once recently you must have noticed that the website has changed repeatedly.
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Join me at the TR Harvest Arts Festival, October 20th!

October 18, 2018 - In addition to the show this coming Saturday, October 13th, from 11am to 4 pm in Island Heights (see my last blog post f...
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Frank Parisi Photography at the OCAG Artisan's Market, October 13th

October 02, 2018 - Start your Christmas shopping early!! I will be displaying many of my great Shore photographs and a variety of great Ho...
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In Local Galleries....

September 27, 2018 - One of the new galleries on this website is "In Local Galleries..." It is an online gallery of my work on display in dif...
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Sunset on Summer--its a SALE, not sail!!

September 18, 2018 - The first sale of my work will happen very soon!! It is called "Sunset on Summer" and it begins on Friday, September 21...
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Thank you.

September 09, 2018 - A big thank you all who stopped by to say hello at Sailfest on Saturday. Your visit, despite the wet weather,was truly a...
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IS THE END NEAR??? For Summer???

August 30, 2018 - Yes, the calendar says August is almost over and September is near. The days are getting shorter and sunset is earlier e...
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Frank Parisi Photography website: Exciting new things to see--

August 16, 2018 - As promised, I have been very busy the last few weeks updating, revising, expanding, and improving this website for your...
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A New Adventure...!

August 01, 2018 - Although this blog is largely about photography, and my photography in particular, permit me to be personal for a second...
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Creative Arts and Music Festival--this Saturday, May 5th!!

April 30, 2018 - Please plan to join me and many other very talented visual artists and musicians at the 4th Annual Monmouth County Arts...
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Hurrah for me!!!

April 11, 2018 - I am very pleased to note that one of the photographs I submitted to the Belmar Arts Centers 14th Juried Annual Show (JA...
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The Show Season Begins....

April 04, 2018 - Just a note to let you know that two show are coming up that will include works of mine. The first show, opening this F...
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Growth as an artist

March 28, 2018 - I have been thinking a lot lately about how some artists change their styles and interests over time. For example, Picas...
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#notmyfavoriteseason

January 07, 2018 - The title of today's blog says it all. It was -5 degrees when I rolled out of bed and it is now a blazing 20 degrees in...
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Shooting with Friends--Try it! You Might Like It!

November 01, 2017 - For many photographers, their craft is a solitary undertaking. They enjoy the chance to get away from family, friends, o...
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"TOGETHER" Reception this Saturday, October 28th, at Belmar Arts

October 24, 2017 - "TOGETHER", a show I have co-curated with Belmar Arts Trustee Jim Aberle, will have its reception at the Boat House this...
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Me and the Toms River Harvest Festival--This Saturday, October 21st!!

October 17, 2017 - I will be participating in the Toms River Harvest Festival in Downtown Toms River again this year. It will take place on...
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Thank you for "Seeing Double"

May 10, 2017 - Just a quick note to let you know that the opening for my joint show with Karen Pomeroy, entitled "Seeing Double," was a...
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Invitation to "Seeing Double" now at Ocean County College!

May 02, 2017 - This is a reminder that my joint show with Karen Pomeroy, entitled "Seeing Double" is now on display at the Grunin Cente...
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Seeing Double!

April 12, 2017 - Consider this an invitation! After much work, my joint show with Karen Pomeroy, entitled "Seeing Double: Two Visions, M...
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VISIONS: The Art of the Toms River Artists Community (TRAC) at OCAG

March 14, 2017 - Mark April 2nd, 2017 on your calendar! That is the date of the opening reception for "VISIONS: the Art of the Ocean Coun...
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March is here--Can Spring be far behind?

March 01, 2017 - Today is March 1 and the weather, despite the rain and clouds, is warm and wonderful. This has been a very mild winter s...
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A bit of competition is a good thing!

January 25, 2017 - Although winter may not be the favorite season for most photographers to practice their art--including me--it is a great...
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It's a new year, and it brings the opportunity to see my work beginning this weekend!

January 10, 2017 - I promised that 2017 will be a busy year for yours truly and I was not kidding! The first opportunity to see my work in...
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Happy Holidays!!

December 22, 2016 - Wishing everyone a wonderful 2016 holiday!! Frank Parisi Frank Parisi Photography
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Yea me!! The results of a recent juried show are in and....

September 19, 2016 - ...one of my photos, entitled "Abandoned stairs," received FIRST place honors in the Photography category of the Annual...
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13 days to go and getting closer......And more thing....

December 02, 2015 - Christmas is less than three weeks away. Hanukkah is even closer. Are you getting ready? Thinking of a nice photo from F...
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It's not as easy as it looks......

May 27, 2015 - Picking images for a photo competition is not easy, not for me at least. There is, in fact, a lot more work involved tha...
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All packed up and ready to go to Cuba!

February 04, 2015 - The clothes are packed. The camera gear has been checked and stowed. Batteries are charged up and memory cards are empty...
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