Art Blog

Hello, Art Lovers! It’s been a long time since my last blog and that trend is about to change. I’ve been busy conjuring up new and exciting things for the community and planning the future of this year’s Sedona PhotoFest, hosted by Sedona Arts Center. And what a fantastic two days of photo-speSeth Casteel Luluctacular events do we have in store for you!

I’ve grabbed ahold of the reigns and am Chairing this year’s event and of course, that means I have to be overly ambitious! Stay-tuned for more on Joyce Tenneson, Seth Casteel, Brad Buckman, Scott Stulberg, Bob Coates and yours truly for our keynote speeches and seminars. Plus, I’m working with Tracey Frugoli to bring the world of fashion photography to students at the Sedona Red Rock High School, with a prize from Sedona Monthly awarded to the best photo! But I’m getting ahead of myself...

Over the next few weeks, I’ll be focusing on our 2015 photographer artists, presenters and teachers, starting with Seth Casteel! Seth is going to kick off Sedona PhotoFest on Saturday, May 2, 2015 at the Sedona Performing Arts Center with a special talk, “Making a Splash.”

You may have seen Seth’s work – he’s super famous now. He has been known as the “Underwater Dog Guy” has been featured on: GOOD MORNING AMERICA, EXTRA, CNN WORLD REPORT, THE TODAY SHOW, JEOPARDY and in TIME Magazine! As one of the most published pet photographers in the world, his work can be seen in hundreds of magazines, calendars, posters, books, TV shows and maybe even in your Facebook feed.

Seth went from struggling pet photographer to best-selling author and he’s going to tell you all about it on Saturday morning, May 2. He will share his journey, passions and risks as well as give you a spectacular glimpse into his world beneath the surface. His passion for animals shines in everything he does and we couldn’t be happier to have him join us at Sedona PhotoFest this year! Want a little more one-on-one time? You’ll get to see him at the end of the day for a book signing and he’s going to also speak at a seminar on Sunday, May 3 at Sedona Arts Center. Seth will offer tips and tricks about working with domestic pets and the various avenues on how to monetize photographing our four-legged friends! You can visit to learn more about Seth's dedication to helping pets through photography. Seth's books, "Underwater Dogs" and “Underwater Puppies” are available online and in bookstores everywhere.

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