Welcome

Desolation Road Studios is about connection — to your senses, to treasures from the past, to live music from people you can mingle with.

Photography that captures moments or retouching services that allow you to relish them, framing and lamination services that help make your cherished possessions some of the best parts of your home. Photography services that give your website and social media that extra pop. Live music, art classes and workshops, socializing of a different kind.

Desolation Road Studios-Art The Way It Should Be!

New Artists Needed!!

New Artists Needed!! New Artists Needed!!

Desolation Road Studios Open Mic @ Landis- 8/1

Desolation Road Studios Open Mic @ Landis- 8/1 Desolation Road Studios Open Mic @ Landis- 8/1

Intro To Photography:Mini Lessons

Intro To Photography:Mini Lessons Intro To Photography:Mini Lessons

Welcome

Welcome Welcome

2011 Altamont Art In The Park Prize Winners

2011 Altamont Art In The Park Prize Winners 2011 Altamont Art In The Park Prize Winners

She's Baaaccckkk...Wendy Williams MacRoberts And Her "Deviant Dollies" 10/14-11/3

She's Baaaccckkk...Wendy Williams MacRoberts And Her "Deviant Dollies" 10/14-11/3 She's Baaaccckkk...Wendy Williams MacRoberts And Her "Deviant Dollies" 10/14-11/3

Wunsapana Farm

Wunsapana Farm Wunsapana Farm

Hungerford Market

 Hungerford Market  Hungerford Market

ReNue Spa

ReNue Spa ReNue Spa

"Follow" Us On Twitter

"Follow" Us On Twitter "Follow" Us On Twitter

Desolation Road Studios-Artist's Pot Luck Dinner

Desolation Road Studios-Artist's Pot Luck Dinner Desolation Road Studios-Artist's Pot Luck Dinner

Emerging Artists Needed!

Emerging Artists Needed! Emerging Artists Needed!

Emerging Artists Needed!

Emerging Artists Needed! Emerging Artists Needed!

Mio Vino-Wine Bar & Bistro

Mio Vino-Wine Bar & Bistro Mio Vino-Wine Bar & Bistro

Etchings by Ryland Loos

Etchings by Ryland Loos Etchings by Ryland Loos

David Grunenwald's-Quiltboxes At The Studios!

David Grunenwald's-Quiltboxes At The Studios! David Grunenwald's-Quiltboxes At The Studios!

Block Printing Class w/ Valerie Gordon 1/28 10AM-2PM

Block Printing Class w/ Valerie Gordon 1/28 10AM-2PM Block Printing Class w/ Valerie Gordon 1/28 10AM-2PM

Watercolor Class w/ Valerie Gordon 12/3 10AM-1PM

Watercolor Class w/ Valerie Gordon 12/3 10AM-1PM Watercolor Class w/ Valerie Gordon 12/3 10AM-1PM

Bella Fleur Flower & Gift

Bella Fleur Flower & Gift Bella Fleur Flower & Gift

Sandy Shoor 3/3 7-10PM

Sandy Shoor 3/3 7-10PM Sandy Shoor 3/3 7-10PM

Just In:Cards by Dieter Gehring

Just In:Cards by Dieter Gehring Just In:Cards by Dieter Gehring

Afternoon Tea 12/17 2-5PM

Afternoon Tea 12/17 2-5PM Afternoon Tea 12/17 2-5PM

Eco-Local Living

Eco-Local Living Eco-Local Living

Victorian Holidays Storytime w/ Nancy Marie Payne 12/11 2-4pm

Victorian Holidays Storytime w/ Nancy Marie Payne 12/11 2-4pm Victorian Holidays Storytime w/ Nancy Marie Payne 12/11 2-4pm

Business Hours

Business Hours Business Hours

20% Off Sale-Panoramics and In Stock Photography-Thru August 30th!

20% Off Sale-Panoramics and In Stock Photography-Thru August 30th! 20% Off Sale-Panoramics and In Stock Photography-Thru August 30th!

Bus Trip To MoMA and The Metropolitan Museum of Art 2/18/12

Bus Trip To MoMA and The Metropolitan Museum of Art 2/18/12 Bus Trip To MoMA and The Metropolitan Museum of Art 2/18/12

Finished Edge Laminations

Finished Edge Laminations Finished Edge Laminations

Quilts by Lorie!

Quilts by Lorie! Quilts by Lorie!

Pine Needle Basket Making w/ Anita Wahlen 3/24 9AM-3PM

Pine Needle Basket Making w/ Anita Wahlen 3/24 9AM-3PM Pine Needle Basket Making w/ Anita Wahlen 3/24 9AM-3PM

David Warner 4/20 7-10pm $10.00 Cover Or $5.00 w/ A Canned Good

David Warner 4/20 7-10pm $10.00 Cover Or $5.00 w/ A Canned Good David Warner 4/20 7-10pm $10.00 Cover Or $5.00 w/ A Canned Good

Michael Eck:Blues On Fire-Blues Jazz and American Icons-A Collection 2/26-3/31

Michael Eck:Blues On Fire-Blues Jazz and American Icons-A Collection 2/26-3/31 Michael Eck:Blues On Fire-Blues Jazz and American Icons-A Collection 2/26-3/31

Lost Radio Rounders 9/20 7:30-10:00PM $10:00 Cover

Lost Radio Rounders 9/20 7:30-10:00PM $10:00 Cover Lost Radio Rounders 9/20 7:30-10:00PM $10:00 Cover

Oakes and Smith-Live Acoustic 2/10 7-10pm

Oakes and Smith-Live Acoustic 2/10 7-10pm Oakes and Smith-Live Acoustic 2/10 7-10pm

Guilderland Chamber of Commerce Breakfast Mixer 3/9 8:00am

Guilderland Chamber of Commerce Breakfast Mixer 3/9 8:00am Guilderland Chamber of Commerce Breakfast Mixer 3/9 8:00am

Paul Shatz Fine Art Photography Seminar

Paul Shatz Fine Art Photography Seminar Paul Shatz Fine Art Photography Seminar

Matt Durfee-In Concert 7/14 7-10pm

Matt Durfee-In Concert 7/14 7-10pm Matt Durfee-In Concert 7/14 7-10pm

2011 Victorian Holidays Scavenger Hunt-Winner

2011 Victorian Holidays Scavenger Hunt-Winner 2011 Victorian Holidays Scavenger Hunt-Winner

Desolation Road Studios on You-Tube

Desolation Road Studios on You-Tube Desolation Road Studios on You-Tube

MR Poulopoulos-Solo Acoustic 12/22 7-10pm $5.00 Cover

MR Poulopoulos-Solo Acoustic 12/22 7-10pm $5.00 Cover MR Poulopoulos-Solo Acoustic 12/22 7-10pm $5.00 Cover

Running the River-Live 6/21 7-10pm $10.00 Cover

Running the River-Live 6/21 7-10pm $10.00 Cover Running the River-Live 6/21 7-10pm $10.00 Cover

500 Years of Female Portraits in Western Art

500 Years of Female Portraits in Western Art 500 Years of Female Portraits in Western Art

2nd Annual Art in the Park Juried Arts and Crafts Festival

2nd Annual Art in the Park Juried Arts and Crafts Festival 2nd Annual Art in the Park Juried Arts and Crafts Festival

Jaime Brockett-Live In Concert 4/7 8-11pm

Jaime Brockett-Live In Concert 4/7 8-11pm Jaime Brockett-Live In Concert 4/7 8-11pm

Art Photography Services-High Resolution For All Your Juried Art Show App's

Art Photography Services-High Resolution For All Your Juried Art Show App's Art Photography Services-High Resolution For All Your Juried Art Show App's

The Stone Thoreaus-Live Acoustic 3/16 7-10pm

The Stone Thoreaus-Live Acoustic 3/16 7-10pm The Stone Thoreaus-Live Acoustic 3/16 7-10pm

Desolation Road Studios:ReverbNation Page

Desolation Road Studios:ReverbNation Page Desolation Road Studios:ReverbNation Page

Jim's 2012 Fine Art Show Schedule

Jim's 2012 Fine Art Show Schedule Jim's 2012 Fine Art Show Schedule

Call for Artists-Three Chairs for Guilderland Project

Call for Artists-Three Chairs for Guilderland Project Call for Artists-Three Chairs for Guilderland Project

Creole Boogie-Chase Garrett

Creole Boogie-Chase Garrett Creole Boogie-Chase Garrett

Low & Lonesome-Acoustic Blues & Americana 6/23 7-10PM

Low & Lonesome-Acoustic Blues & Americana 6/23 7-10PM Low & Lonesome-Acoustic Blues & Americana 6/23 7-10PM

Tawasentha Mud mania 2!

Tawasentha Mud mania 2! Tawasentha Mud mania 2!

Anthony Fallacaro-Live Acoustic 7/13 7-10pm

Anthony Fallacaro-Live Acoustic 7/13 7-10pm Anthony Fallacaro-Live Acoustic 7/13 7-10pm

Victorian House Photographs

Victorian House Photographs Victorian House Photographs

2012 Altamont Art in the Park Sidewalk Chalk Winners

2012 Altamont Art in the Park Sidewalk Chalk Winners 2012 Altamont Art in the Park Sidewalk Chalk Winners

Desolation Road Studios 2nd Anniversary Event 6/23 5pm-11pm

Desolation Road Studios 2nd Anniversary Event 6/23 5pm-11pm Desolation Road Studios 2nd Anniversary Event 6/23 5pm-11pm

Brad Towle's Black Fox River Project 10/19 7-10PM $10.00 Cover

Brad Towle's Black Fox River Project 10/19 7-10PM $10.00 Cover Brad Towle's Black Fox River Project 10/19 7-10PM $10.00 Cover

2012 Canal St. Station Fallfest Call For Artists and Crafters 9/29-9/30

2012 Canal St. Station Fallfest Call For Artists and Crafters 9/29-9/30 2012 Canal St. Station Fallfest Call For Artists and Crafters 9/29-9/30

Images of America-Helderberg Hilltowns Available At The Studios!

Images of America-Helderberg Hilltowns Available At The Studios! Images of America-Helderberg Hilltowns Available At The Studios!

Lindsey Stirling-Dubstep Violin

Lindsey Stirling-Dubstep Violin Lindsey Stirling-Dubstep Violin

Something To Be Amazed At...

Something To Be Amazed At... Something To Be Amazed At...

Lindsay Adler Portrait and Fashion Photography Workshop Shots...

Lindsay Adler Portrait and Fashion Photography Workshop Shots... Lindsay Adler Portrait and Fashion Photography Workshop Shots...

Naomi Bindman-Live Acoustic $5.00 Cover 11/10 7:30-9:30pm

Naomi Bindman-Live Acoustic $5.00 Cover 11/10 7:30-9:30pm Naomi Bindman-Live Acoustic $5.00 Cover 11/10 7:30-9:30pm

Victoria Bouffard-Solo Acoustic 12/7 7-10pm $5.00 Cover

Victoria Bouffard-Solo Acoustic 12/7 7-10pm $5.00 Cover Victoria Bouffard-Solo Acoustic 12/7 7-10pm $5.00 Cover

Artist Potluck Dinner 10/13 4:30-7:00pm

Artist Potluck Dinner 10/13 4:30-7:00pm Artist Potluck Dinner 10/13 4:30-7:00pm

Portraiture/Headshots

Portraiture/Headshots Portraiture/Headshots

Rosary Beard & MR Poulopoulos 11/16 7-10pm $5.00 Cover

Rosary Beard & MR Poulopoulos 11/16 7-10pm $5.00 Cover Rosary Beard & MR Poulopoulos 11/16 7-10pm $5.00 Cover

Danny Whitecotton Solo Acoustic 12/1 7-10pm $5.00 Cover

Danny Whitecotton Solo Acoustic 12/1 7-10pm $5.00 Cover Danny Whitecotton Solo Acoustic 12/1 7-10pm $5.00 Cover

Fine Art Pottery By Lars Turin

Fine Art Pottery By Lars Turin Fine Art Pottery By Lars Turin

Intro To Digital Photography-Living Social Voucher Holders Please Call To Schedule ASAP.

Intro To Digital Photography-Living Social Voucher Holders Please Call To Schedule ASAP. Intro To Digital Photography-Living Social Voucher Holders Please Call To Schedule ASAP.

Champagne & Sparkling Wine Tasting w/ Altamont Wine School-12/12 7:30-9:30pm

Champagne & Sparkling Wine Tasting w/ Altamont Wine School-12/12 7:30-9:30pm Champagne & Sparkling Wine Tasting w/ Altamont Wine School-12/12 7:30-9:30pm

Hearty Hearty Love 1/18 7-10pm $5.00 Cover

Hearty Hearty Love 1/18 7-10pm $5.00 Cover Hearty Hearty Love 1/18 7-10pm $5.00 Cover

New Art & Artists Just in Time For Christmas!!

New Art & Artists Just in Time For Christmas!! New Art & Artists Just in Time For Christmas!!

Giclee' and Archival Pigment Prints

Giclee' and Archival Pigment Prints Giclee' and Archival Pigment Prints

Photographic Re-Prints and Enlargements

Photographic Re-Prints and Enlargements Photographic Re-Prints and Enlargements

Promotional Photography

Promotional Photography Promotional Photography

Low and Lonesome-4/13 7-10pm $5.00 Cover

Low and Lonesome-4/13 7-10pm $5.00 Cover Low and Lonesome-4/13 7-10pm $5.00 Cover

Wine & Music featuring Greg Giorgio of The Altamont Wine School 3/23 7-10pm

Wine & Music featuring Greg Giorgio of The Altamont Wine School 3/23 7-10pm Wine & Music featuring Greg Giorgio of The Altamont Wine School 3/23 7-10pm

Screening of "Dear Governor Cuomo" Documentary 3/8 7pm

Screening of "Dear Governor Cuomo" Documentary 3/8 7pm Screening of "Dear Governor Cuomo" Documentary 3/8 7pm

George Mann & Rik Palieri-Songs of the Almanac Singers & More! 4/26 7-10pm $10 Cover

George Mann & Rik Palieri-Songs of the Almanac Singers & More! 4/26 7-10pm $10 Cover George Mann & Rik Palieri-Songs of the Almanac Singers & More! 4/26 7-10pm $10 Cover

MR Poulopoulos-The Low Down Review No.19

MR Poulopoulos-The Low Down Review No.19 MR Poulopoulos-The Low Down Review No.19

Special Events & Classes

“The Big Picture”-The Photography of Jim Miller 8/1 5-9pm

Vromans Vista

Desolation Road Studio will be rockin’ “First Friday” in Albany at Stage One of The Barn (46-48 N. Swan Street Albany,... Read More

Desolation Road Studios-Pick Up and Drop Off Service

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Hey Folks,  Yes thats right, we now have a pick up and drop off service for all your framing, digital re-touching and product needs.  Just... Read More

Desolation Road Studios @”The Barn”

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  Our move is complete and the Studio is now up and running at The BARN.  The space is proving to be a hotbed for collaboration and... Read More

Schoharie County- “A Better Time”

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The last few years have been a tough one for the folks in Schoharie and adjoining counties affected by the floods and natural disasters... Read More

The Helderberg Photography Meet-Up Group

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  The Helderberg Photography Meet-Up Group is one of many side projects that I have put together to advance both my knowledge and the... Read More

Step Up 4 Revolution:Art Gallery Flash Mob

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Found this on You-Tube and thought it was worth sharing…    Read More →

500 Years of Female Portraits in Western Art

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Music: Bach’s Sarabande from Suite for Solo Cello No. 1 in G Major, BWV 1007 performed by Yo-Yo Ma.  Nominated as Most Creative Video... Read More

Desolation Road Studios on You-Tube

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The Studios has had a You-Tube Channel for the last several years but hasn’t really had the time to use it to its fullest potential.... Read More

Landis Acoustic Music Series

Desolation Road Studios Open Mic @ Landis- 8/1

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Desolation Road Studios Open Mic: Hosted by Gail Sparlin…2014 brings us to a new chapter in the Open Mic Series.  We’ve partnered... Read More

The Chris Dukes Acoustic Trio 7/18 7-10pm

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Chris Dukes is an incredible musician and an instantly likable guy.  His last appearance at Desolation Road Studios was a night to remember... Read More

The Arch Stanton Quartet-Jazz Brunch 8/17 1-4pm

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The Arch Stanton Quartet, based in upstate New York, is putting a new spin on bop and post-bop jazz, with angular funk and latin grooves,... Read More

Ian Fitzgerald Solo Acoustic w/ Matt Durfee 9/19 7-10:30pm

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Though perhaps technically a singer-songwriter, Ian Fitzgerald prefers the term ‘folk singer,’ as it more accurately describes... Read More

Spotted Tiger 10/17 7-10pm

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  Spotted Tiger is the musical brainchild of Laurence Scudder (viola & vocals) and Erik White (guitar and vocals), who have been... Read More

TBT Littlest Birds @ Desolation Road Studios

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Turning Back Time to last year when the Littlest Birds played Desolation Road Studios and laid down an incredible arrangement of Shady Grove…  Read More →

TBT Tumbleweed Highway @ Desolation Road Studios

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The Studios hosted a great selection of local and regional musicians over its four year run in the tiny Village of Altamont.   Tumbleweed... Read More

Featured Services

Architectural/Real Estate Photography

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The Studios is able to shoot your architectural, interior design and landscape design ideas and present them in an attractive professional... Read More

Custom Framing/Matting

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Custom Framing and Matting:  The Studios can custom frame your artwork and photographs in a variety of styles and colors. We can order... Read More

Portraiture/Headshots

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The Studios does portraits. Anything from traditional to headshot photography is in our wheelhouse. Don’t want the usual school portrait... Read More

Promo Photos For Musicians & Bands

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With my tenure in the photographic business I’ve done many types of photography however one avenue I really enjoy is performance and... Read More

Digital Retouching and Re-Prints

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Have that old photo of grandma and grandpa or one of you when you were knee high to a grasshopper that you want to have fixed and re-printed... Read More

Art Photography Services-High Resolution For All Your Juried Art Show App’s

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Here is just a sample of a few shots the Studios has provided to artists like Cheryl Gutmaker, Jeff Grippin and Julie Branch for  juried... Read More

Finished Edge Laminations

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Finished Edge Laminations are a product we’re offering here at the Studios.  The image can be anything from your child’s school... Read More

Canvas Gallery Wraps

Gallery Wraps

Gallery Wraps are a great way to present your photographs and images in an easy to hang and keep clean style.  The construction is very... Read More