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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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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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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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Getting Rid Of Man Made Objects

Getting Rid Of Man Made Objects

I have a strong dislike for doing landscape photography around manmade features. Most of the time, I will make the extra effort to not include any human elements in an image unless it is the entire point of the image.

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Storytelling in Landscape Photography

Storytelling in Landscape Photography

As we march on creating images with wonderful colors, maximum dynamic range, and nice compositions it will certainly appease most people’s tastes for photography. I hunger for something more now though that most images out there lack.

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I'm not just a photographer. I am an artist.

I'm not just a photographer. I am an artist.

It feels like a badge of honor to call myself a photographer. At least it used to before I thought about it more and then heard it behind defined. A photographer is, simply put someone that takes photographs. As an artist, I get to choose to create photographs and I just so happen to use a camera to do that.

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