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Letting the Mind Wander

Letting the Mind Wander

When practicing photography it isn’t always easy to compose and capture great images that are uniquely yours. Of course you will need good light and interesting subjects, but this isn’t the whole story.

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Copying Other's Art

Copying Other's Art

This is going to be a bit on the ranting side, but bear with me on this one. There are many individuals out there that see photography as something that is not artistic. At the same time they say paintings, drawings, and other more classical mediums can be classified as art.

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Creative Voice

Creative Voice

When starting out in landscape photography it is easy to get caught up in the middle of it. What I mean by that is many start out looking to document what has been tried and done again and again. Looking at other’s work and replicating what you see online and in galleries. 

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Small Edition Prints

Small Edition Prints

When it comes to creating fine art there is something innately special about a piece to qualify initially. Beyond being just beautiful there is another important part of creating valuable art today. In a world where images are shared all the time and can be reproduced an infinite number of times there is something even more special about a limited availability.

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Landscape Photography in Art Galleries

Landscape Photography in Art Galleries

Should landscape photography be in galleries or on your wall? There are some important distinctions to be made when it comes to what type of landscape photography art you are looking for or works well in a gallery setting. I think this boils down to your response to it fitting in one of three categories.

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Landscape Photography in Healthcare

Landscape Photography in Healthcare

In art, there are a lot of different genres and mediums. They can all create different results in mood and interpretations from a viewer experiencing them. I propose the idea that when it comes to the healing powers of art when viewing it nature and landscape photography is the best option out there for a positive distraction from what a viewer might otherwise be focused on. 

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Is Landscape Photography 'Fine Art'?

Is Landscape Photography 'Fine Art'?

Photography has been around for well over 150 years now. It has been through a lot of different phases being utilized for mainly documenting purposes, a way of generating images of people quicker than a portrait painter, and for catching your favorite celebrities on the streets. It is fairly easy to say landscape photography is a form of art, but a deeper questioning into its value is to wonder if it holds up as fine art.

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Why I try not to crop.

Why I try not to crop.

There are are several good reasons to avoid cropping in on images. While it may be acceptable and a valuable part of photography for some (namely wildlife shooters). I do the best I can to get the image just right in camera when shooting my landscapes.

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