My first public photography display

Hello again everyone,

It has been far too long since I have written, and there has been a lot going on. The most exciting thing I have to tell you is that I am presenting the first public display of my photography this April. The where and when is listed below, so I wont go into it right now.

As always with these things there are a ton of people to thank, so here goes – First off, Mike Breakey for his encouragement and support. Mike has spent hours working with me and my images and has printed the larger shots on canvas and optica archival media. They look great and I am very pleased with the results. Thanks Mike. Then there is Linda Balser from Linda’s Frame shop. Linda foam core mounted the optica prints and cut the matts for the smaller prints. Thanks for the laughs Linda! Classic Gallery Framing finshed things off by stretching the canvas onto bar frames, and providing outer frames for all the larger prints. Dave at classic is a total professional and knows his business. Dave, I was blown away by the assistance you gave me. I have to add that it has been an absoulte pleasure working with these people. Where possible I try to use local business where the owners have a passion for what they do. It has certainly paid off in this instance. And last of all, I want to thank my partner Shaunet for setting all this up. It is her tireless belief in my art that brings me these opportunities. Thanks babes!

So, if you can’t make it to Kelowna to check out my prints, or if you want to see if it is worth the trip, I have posted all of the images that are on display on the Life and Landscape web site in the Portfolio section. Take a look and let me know what you think.

So, here’s the dirt on the display…

The display consists of 18 photographs that have been printed and mounted in various formats. The subject matter consists of Alpine shots from the Selkirk Mountains in BC, the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon, National Parks in Utah, Europe, and Yoga. Quite a range really!

The Beane Scene Coffee House in Rutland has been kind enough to make their wall space available for this display. The address is 207 Rutland Road North, Kelowna. The link will take you to google maps. Drop by and have some great coffee!

The pictures will be up on April 2nd and be on display for the month of April. Shaunet and I will be at the Bean Scene on Saturday, April 4th from 1:00 pm until 4:00 pm if you want to stop by then and say hello.

Free Stuff
We will also be running a prize draw to win an 12 x 18 matted print of your choice. Just fill out one of the forms availible at the Bean Scene, indicate your favorite image, and include your name and phone number. At the end of the month we will draw a winner and pass on your free print. One entry per person please.

Thats about it for the details. Thanks for reading through this and I hope you can take the time to stop in for a coffee and view my images.

Best Wishes…Andrew Barton


  1. Your welcome Andrew, it has been a pleasure to help your dreams begin to come into fruition. Your images look fantastic matted, framed and up on display…very difficult to choose a favorite though, so glad I don’t have to. Shaunet

  2. Hello Andrew – Well done on having your first photography display – the pictures look great from your portfolio section. Did you have a lot of feed back about it? Have you sold many photos? Guess Kelowna is just a little too far away to make it to the show!!! I hope it has been a positive experience for you. January seems a long way away now……and the sun is shining here!
    take care
    Gillian : ))

  3. Hey Gillian, nice to hear from you. Did you recognize the shot from The Leas in Folkestone? Feedback has been great from the display. I will be taking it down next week.

    January does seem a long way back now. You will have to visit soon.

    Thanks for stopping by 🙂