Archives for August 12, 2018

haleARTS GALLERY Officially Opens Contemporary Art Space at Santa Monica Place “Summer Art Series” Presents Local Works with Artist Reception Every Friday Evening Through August 19

haleARTS GALLERY celebrated an official grand opening at Santa Monica Place on Friday, June 29. The contemporary art incubator known for bringing local emerging artists together with emerging collectors, unveiled “Summer Art Series,” the first exhibition at the new gallery space. haleARTS GALLERY will host an artist reception every Friday evening from 6 – 9 p.m. through August 17.

Curated by Chris Davies of Fabrik Projects Gallery, “Summer Art Series” at haleARTS GALLERY is a two-part exhibit featuring 8 contemporary artists, mostly local to Los Angeles. The work intrigues the senses through a variety of media including photography, collage and sculpture.

“haleARTS GALLERY makes art accessible to a broad audience of enthusiasts,” commented Stephanie Eglin, Senior Manager, Marketing, Santa Monica Place. “The gallery’s emerging art and retail exhibit is a wonderful compliment to the unique experiences that Santa Monica Place is offering to shoppers.”

Currently on display through July 22, “Summer Art Series” part 1 features works by Andy BurgessBetsy EnzensbergerBrandon Kusher, and Marilyn SandersAndy Burgess uses matchbook covers and geometric shapes to construct scenes of cities such as New York, Chicago, and San Francisco, transforming them into glittering mosaics of color that challenge the viewer’s perception of spatial depth. Betsy Enzensberger is known for creating larger-than-life resin sculptures of dripping, frozen treats and other sweet delights. Brandon Kusher’s photographic work conveys an understanding of each individual’s identity and communicates rare human moments of spontaneity, intimacy, and authenticity. Marilyn Sanders‘ Botanicals series showcases a selection of black and white and sepia-toned photographs, representing a culmination of decades of aesthetic and conceptual exploration.

“Summer Art Series” part 2 will feature new creations by artists Jessie ChaneyMaureen HaldemanSarah Hadley and Weldon Brewster and will be on display July 27 – August 19. In his architectural collages, Jessie Chaney’s photography draws on traditions of fine art, photojournalism, social documentary and anthropology. Maureen Haldeman‘s work focuses on the urban landscape and natural environment, primarily the ocean and coastline of Los Angeles.  Sarah Hadley‘s Lost Venice series explores the seemingly endless maze of the Italian passageways and canals. Los Angeles based photographer Weldon Brewster has created distinct images that capture the essence of a particular time and place.

haleARTS Gallery is open for limited hours on Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.  Other times are available by appointment (email to schedule a private appointment). Artist receptions are every Friday from 6 – 9 p.m. through August 17.  For more information visit

August 17- Artist: Maureen Haldeman.

Credit:  haleARTS GALLERY.


Introducing the Wunder360 C1 360-Degree Camera! Evomotion’s Wunder360 C1 Incorporates High-end Professional Grade Image Technology Into an Affordable, Easy-to-Use, Compact Camera for the Entry-Level User

Evomotion, LLC, has launched its revolutionary Wunder360 C1 360-degree camera available at, enabling anyone from novice photographers, outdoor enthusiasts, professional photographers or extreme-sports athletes, to produce well-edited video clips with easy-to-use, click-to-play in-camera capturing and editing features. What is really cool about it is that it is simple to use and that it has so many features!

Together with the Wunder360 C1, Evomotion introduced ViewPilot software technology which empowers anyone without a professional knowledge base to easily create pro-like video clips. Users will never miss a single unplanned moment with panoramic 360-degree full-scene capturing. In addition, flat clips focusing on selected people or objects can be automatically generated from 360° footage with a few swipes or even just a tap. What’s more, the smart stabilization algorithms keep your perfectly framed videos dramatically sharper and smoother making projects that traditionally take hours, complete in just seconds.

The Wunder360 C1 provides consumers with high-end professional-grade camera technology, high image quality and feature-rich enhancements unmatched by other offerings on the market today. Plus, the camera’s 360-degree capturing does away with the extremely limiting viewfinders and lens angles of traditional cameras

The Wunder360 S1 AI camera, a dual-lens 360°camera with 3D reconstruction, real-time in-camera stitching, and deep learning AI technology that allows AR/VR developers to easily develop 3D content.

The Wunder360 S1 is a compact camera with AI that allows users to easily capture their environment and transform it into 3D models. Avid gamers can download their 3D models and import them into games like Minecraft, allowing them to share their models with other players. The Wunder360 S1 can also be used to develop AR/VR content by allowing users to take their footage and convert it into 3D models. The in-camera stitching also allows VR/AR developers to easily create immersive content without relying on photo stitching software.

Wunder360 C1 Features

With its compact, easy-to-use design, the Wunder360 C1 provides consumers with high-end professional-grade camera technology, high image quality and feature-rich enhancements unmatched by other offerings on the market today. Plus, the camera’s 360-degree capturing does away with the extremely limiting viewfinders and lens angles of traditional cameras.

Other essential features and specs include:

  • 4K still picture
  • 3K 30fps video in-camera stitching
  • 1080p 60fps in-camera stitching
  • Manually or automatically generate highlight focused flat videos
  • Smart EIS
  • Time lapse/fast shooting/timer
  • In-app editing, social sharing & live-streaming
  • In-app filters
  • Beauty cam
  • In-app background music mixer

Other key features include:

  • AI powered image tracking and view-pilot technology
  • Water-proof case
  • Phantom clips computer vision technology
  • 4K still picture
  • 3K 30fps video in-camera stitching
  • 1080p 60fps in-camera stitching
  • In-app editing
  • Smart EIS: 9-axis gyro stabilization technology
  • Interchangeable battery design
  • Compatible mounting accessories including gimbals, selfie sticks and tripods
  • microSD slot
  • Waterproof/dustproof case.

With Wunder360 S1, Evomotion has created a camera that is easy to use and includes the capabilities of traditional 3D scanning products at a quarter of the cost of current devices on the market. By using AI and computer vision, they have successfully created a camera with ease-of-use and a better user experience, meaning Wunder360 users can spend less time editing their footage and allow the camera to do the work for them.


About Evomotion

Evomotion was founded by Lufang Gao in 2015 and is one of the leading deep learning and computer vision combining hardware solution providers in the industry devoted to bringing highly efficient and accessible 3D scanning technology and cloud services to every organization. They currently concentrate on areas including panoramic cameras, AR/VR, 3D reconstruction, surveillance IP cameras and mobile handsets. The team is made up of the very best in computer vision, consumer electronics, augmented reality, and artificial intelligence – from INRIA, NVIDIA, Intel, MindRay, Huawei and China Telecom.

Evomotion has raised more than $5 million backed by top-tier VC’s like NLVC, Fortune VC and ThunderSoft.

For more information, please visit Evomotion at and

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