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Harvey Abernathey

  • 1408 Mission Ave, San Rafael, CA 94901, USA
  • Falkirk Cultural Center - Upstairs Central Gallery

About The Artist

Artist Statement

Serenata Nocturna
(Music of the Night)
By Harvey Abernathey

– There is a certain musical magic that happens when photographing at night –

As the late evening turns into the stillness of the early morning hours, the sounds of the night are more enhanced, our eyes becoming less stimulated, since we don’t see as well at night. This is the point where the camera exceeds the ability of our eyes and captures the magic of the night.

I spend considerable time, sometime alone, waiting for my camera to capture the subtleties of light during the long exposures…at times leaving the camera in one position for hours to catch the movement of the stars across the sky.

It is a great time to sit and listen to the sounds of the night, with a symphony of movements that occur when the winds rustle the trees, and the creatures of the night are chattering amongst themselves and to each other.

– I bring these magical moments to life for others to enjoy! –

For MOS 2022, I will be showing my work for both night & day photography in the Falkirk Cultural Center at 1408 Mission Street @ E St.  in San Rafael, CA.

The Falkirk show starts with an Opening Reception on Thursday. April 28th @5pm till the Closing Reception on June 10th at 5pm, along with two 2nd Friday San Rafael Downtown Art Walks on May 13th & June 10th at 5pm.

You may also visit further work at my main website Night & Day Photos, along with my Flickr sharing site in chronological order of work.


Harvey is a fine art photographer sharing his life’s experiences through capturing moments of time, sharing those moments with others, allowing them to take their own journey when viewing his images. He especially enjoys capturing the “Magic of the Night”, exploring the subtleties of light by taking long exposures…creating images beyond the visual perception of the eye. The studio for Harvey’s  “Night & Day Photos” is located in Novato, CA, where he spends his time producing the images to share, including education in capturing images after dark.

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Studio Information

Building Name

Falkirk Cultural Center

Studio Or Unit Number

Falkirk Cultural Center – Upstairs Central Gallery

Special Location Or Visiting Instructions

Falkirk Cultural Center, 2nd floor gallery starting with reception on Thursday, April 28th at 5pm and show running until closing reception on Friday, June 10th at 5pm

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Artist Website
"Magic of the Night" along with "Brilliance of the Day"

Harvey Abernathey

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