Maureen’s Blog

Every now and again I will do a post for my blog. Sometimes they are about my Maureen's Blog equine fine art photography horse photographer FastWinn Tucson AZphotography process. Other times they are about an exhibit, an award or something happening in Tucson, AZ.

I do try and put interesting photos in each blog.

Please enjoy my blog posts.

Clarie’s Cafe & Art Gallery

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Clarie’s Cafe & Art Gallery

A big thank you to Claires Cafe Art Gallery for selling two of my equine fine art photography on canvas prints!  It is such a thrill to sell my art work and to sell it at Claire’s is so exciting. Flying Eagle and Boss Mare sold at Clarie’s and are shown below.  Both images are of the Spanish Barb Horses that are from Southern Arizona. Sold at Claires Cafe Art Gallery Claire supports local artist by opening up the walls of Claire’s Cafe to hold our art.  She also has wonderful jewelry on display as well. Claire’s Cafe is...

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Boss Mare Equine Fine Art

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Boss Mare Equine Fine Art

Last month, Katie contacted me about buying the Boss Mare equine fine art photo.  Katie wanted to know if I would ship Boss Mare a photo in my Etsy shop to Australia.  In my Etsy store I sell only to US customers. I had been wanting to branch out and sell to customers in Canada, England and Germany.  So I thought this would be a good time to do some research on shipping to customers out of the US. I asked the photo lab I use to print my photos if they shipped to Australia.  They said no they only shipped to Canada and the US.  I called the...

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Photo Session With A Roper

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Photo Session With A Roper

What a fun photo session we had with a local Tucson Roper!  We were so fortunate to have great weather, awesome horses and good looking people.  Even though the photo session was scheduled for early January the weather was perfect. I’ve never done a photo session with a roper.  This photo session was a Christmas gift from his three daughters.   They called me and scheduled for January 2018. We so enjoyed meeting the family and their horses.  I hope you enjoy seeing some of the photos from this session.  ...

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Pet Portraits

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Pet Portraits

I took a couple of online pet portraits photo classes this week.  Some of it was a review but I did learn a lot about both my camera settings and poses for dogs and cats. After the class I took some pet portraits of my dog Clyde and my cat Buster.  The cat was the easier of the two to photograph.  Who knew.  LOL Clyde wants to be next to you and touching you so that makes taking photos a challenge.  And if you are close to him you should be petting him.  I think that was an unknown rule when we adopted him.  We got Clyde from Save-A-Bull...

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National Equine Visions Art – WHAM Art Show

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National Equine Visions Art – WHAM Art Show

I was thrilled to drop off two of my horse paintings that were judged into the WHAM Community Art Center’s National Equine Visions Art Show. I had submitted three pieces, two paintings and one photograph. The paintings made it into the show but the photograph didn’t. “Winter Coat” acrylic painting by Maureen Kirk-Detberner.  Painting features a palomino horse with blue sky background, featuring the horse looking over his back, photo taken by Maureen Kirk-Detberner of FastWinn Photography in January. This ranch horse...

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Seasons Art Exhibit June 2017

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Seasons Art Exhibit June 2017

I’m so pleased to announce that two of my images placed in the 2017 Seasons Art Exhibit.  The Seasons Art Exhibit was held in June 2017 by the Light, Space and Time Online Gallery.   The gallery’s competition for June 2017 was the 6th Annual “Seasons” Art Competition. 2D and 3D artists (including photography) from around the world, were called upon to make online submissions for possible inclusion in to the Gallery’s July 2017 online group art exhibition. The gallery received 377 entries from 20 different countries from around the...

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Light Space and Time 7th Annual International “Botanicals” Art Competition

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Light Space and Time 7th Annual International “Botanicals” Art Competition

I was thrilled to learn that on August 1, 2017 two of my art pieces were juried into the Internatoinal Light Space and Time 7th Annual “Botanicals” Art Competition.  “Painted Queen” received a Special Merritt award and “Scream for Peace” received a Special Recognition Award.  The International Botanicals Art Competition received 720 entries from 17 different countries from around the world.  It is such an honor to have two of my art pieces receive recognition!.     Light Space and Time 7th Annual...

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