Fine Art

Finding Zen: Where is the balance?

Finding Zen: Where is the balance?

Stress. Burnout. Chaos. These are things that can build up in our daily lives and create issues with health both mentally and physically if allowed to fester. While they can pop up for many reasons there has to be something we can do remove them if even only momentarily. 

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Neuroaesthetics - Science Meets Art

Neuroaesthetics - Science Meets Art

Enjoying art is something we all enjoy in one way or another. We assume it is a subjective subject, but there may be an objective angle that we can observe art from. Perhaps art isn’t subjective at all? Neuroaesthetics is a scientific approach to art in the way it is both produced and consumed, and this gives us a basis for figuring out what makes art… Art!

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Digital Photography vs. Digital Art

Digital Photography vs. Digital Art

When looking at art, we know it is something that is appreciated for its aesthetic value or emotional impact on an observer. Digital photography has come especially close to blurring the lines recently, so let’s take a look at what makes these two mediums different. 

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Social Responsibilities of Landscape Artists

Social Responsibilities of Landscape Artists

We, as landscape photographers, are artists and lovers of nature. It puts us in a very unique situation where we must serve the social responsibilities of both. This includes avoiding doing harm to the environments we enjoy, helping to protect them, and providing value above that in the art we create.

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Looks Aren't Everything

Looks Aren't Everything

Looks aren’t everything. What might be a trendy look today likely will seem gaudy tomorrow. Any relationship built entirely on aesthetics is unhealthy and this includes the art we create.

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Technical vs Artistic Vision

Technical vs Artistic Vision

Photographers typically start out learning the medium by reading manuals and watching guides on how to use the camera. As artists, we are not meant to be architects of technically perfect images. Computers are designed to attempt to achieve an ‘ideal’ exposure according to whoever designed them.

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The Philosophy of Art in Photography

The Philosophy of Art in Photography

As a photographer, it is easy to get distracted by being just creative and become a visual factory churning out pieces. The issue is that they don’t mean much and it starts to look like I am just another ‘guy with a camera’.

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What Art Buyers Gravitate Towards

What Art Buyers Gravitate Towards

It isn’t hard to tell from my website that I intend to sell prints of my work. It is my art, and I want to share it in the best way possible through having it be on the wall. While I have sold some prints in the past, I have noticed a trend in what people will pay for…

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