Fine Art and Architecture Photography
Erskine Photography specializes in fine art landscapes and architecture photography that captures artistic and expressive compositions that reflect emotion, tranquility and a unique moment in time. They approach each photo shoot with research and strategic planning. They can often be found snowmobiling into the back country, hiking up to that next amazing viewpoint, or setting up a series of lights and modifiers to achieve their goal. In some cases, they may need to return multiple times to capture that perfect shot. They strive to consistently capture an intended image, typically under adverse conditions and are often sought for commissioned work. Erskine Photography is a member of multiple local organizations including the Truckee Chamber of Commerce, Truckee Downtown Merchants Association, and the Contractors Association of Truckee Tahoe where they won the 2015 new member of the year. Their work can be found in many local publications including the cover of Tahoe Magazine, Tahoe Quarterly, The Weekly, Sierra Sun, Martis Camp Home Tour magazine, Truckee Chamber Visitors Guide and the TDMA walking map and brochure to name a few. The Process Much of their photography is at or after the sunset and at or before the sunrise, thus considered low-light photography. They often exercise custom fusion techniques to increase the dynamic range of their images which allows for more details in the dark areas of the photograph while also maintaining color and detail in the brightest parts. Most of their work is printed in-house on their 65-inch Giclee printer. The ink, canvas, and paper are all archival with a fade-resistance of no less than 100 years in regular conditions. Their standard presentation is either a metal print or canvas gallery wrap, where the product is ready to hang without a frame. All limited work is signed, numbered and titled on the front or back or both.
As an artist and an athlete, Truckee is Michelle’s favorite place to live and work. She knew from an early age, about fifth grade that she loved photography. Always inspired and motivated by the things and people around her, she started out on the school newspaper and yearbook, then as senior class historian she really began to discover what photography was all about. Her portfolio emphasizes forever captivating sunsets and even more so, the mesmerizing sunrises, with dynamic lines and colors in the skies and waters. Raising children in Truckee has leveled that balance of being a mother and business owner, she’s been able to incorporate them in so much of what she does. Now Michelle is an ambassador for the Truckee Chamber of Commerce, a Truckee Downtown Merchants Association board member, a Truckee Rotarian, a local performer and an entertainment promoter.
Through photography Tim seeks to document moments in time that may never reoccur. To capture that which is typically unobtainable, often overlooked or simply taken for granted. He’s intrigued with patterns in our world and enjoys photographing what he likes to call eco-scenes that are complete and independent. Tim longs to share the beauty in life that God has given to all of us.
Click Tahoe Stock Photography
Click Tahoe is a stock photography site full of local images from events, historical buildings and beautiful landscapes around the amazing Tahoe area.
Art Truckee Gallery and Wine Bar
Art Truckee opened in May 2016 at 10072 Donner Pass Rd in downtown Truckee, in the historic Capitol Building. Preserving and promoting Truckee’s beloved history and culture, the gallery hosts multiple events including theater performances, live music, and other inspired performing arts that add to the creative ambience. The walls are lined with beautiful photography, paintings, and other pieces of unique art on display for purchase. The co-owners, Michelle Erskine, Tim Erskine and David Borlongan recognized a need in Truckee’s art community. They’re maintaining the integrity and character of the old Capital building and are incorporating its historical qualities with fine and performing arts. The bar is always open, and the venue is available for private events.