Thursday, December 24, 2009

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Printing Museum Photo Shoot

In October I gave you a sneak peek into my photo shoot at the International Printing Museum in Carson. I had so much fun exploring the bowels of this museum and finding all sorts of type and machinery. I was a girl in heaven that day. Here are some photos from that photo shoot.

They have also started using these images on their newly designed website.

Next blog entry will showcase the amazing books I found at the Museum's library.

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Friday, December 11, 2009

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Vintage Style Christmas Gift Tags

Christmas gift tags I created from my vintage Christmas greeting card collection.

6 gift tags for $6.00. Free shipping.

Click here to purchase.

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Tuesday, December 08, 2009

2010 CD-Size Floral Calendar Currently on Sale at Etsy

CD Size Desk Calendar in Acrylic Jewel Case
Filled with gorgeous floral images that I shot this year

Great gift for family, friends and co-workers

January - December 2010

$13.95 each

Click here to purchase.

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Minted Holiday Card Through April Rocha Photography

Check out my Minted site here.

Last day to order without RUSH fees, December 11.

10% off order until December 15.

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Vintage Christmas Card Frame

I love vintage greeting cards. Any time I go to an antique store I am always on the hunt for them.

Instead of them just sitting in a drawer in my home I want to use them in a way that other people can see them and decorate with them.

I've created this frame which showcases vintage Christmas cards. It sort of reminds me of an advent calendar (but without the chocolate!).

Contact me at if you are interested in purchasing this item.

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Friday, December 04, 2009

I Spy with my Plastic Eye Exhibit at A&I Hollywood

Last night I attended the gallery reception for an exhibit I am a part of -- I Spy With My Plastic Eye.

The exhibit pays homage to the plastic camera and my print "Childhood Memories", shot with my Holgaroid, is one of many amazing images in the exhibit. I feel so honored that I was asked to participate in this show.

The exhibit is at A&I Hollywood and benefits WeSpark, which provides free cancer support services.

A fine art book sponsored by HP is available for sale, featuring all images from the show with shot details and artists commentaries. The book is $40 and you can purchase it by clicking here.

Here is Aline Smithson's foreword to the book:

I Spy With My Plastic Eye is an exhibition visualized by photographer Astor Morgan. The exhibit, brought to life by A&I, is a testament to the unique qualities of toy cameras. Each artist approached their imagery with a singular voice, using a variety of film types, techniques and cameras. The photographs in this book speak of gesture, of time passing, of simplicity and complexity, allowing for a wide range of expression. And all of this magic has been captured through an inexpensive plastic lens, part of an inexpensive plastic camera that inspires discovery and serendipity. And that is the best part.

-Aline Smithson

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Thursday, December 03, 2009

Aren't I Pretty? - Notecards for Sale

Blank notecards currently on sale on my Etsy site.

Click here to view more information or to purchase.

$12.00 for 5 notecards

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