Landscape Photography Articles

Welcome to my journal of Landscape Photography Articles. This is just my simple way of sharing my thoughts on a variety of subjects related to photography that might be of interest to others. These articles are not meant to be purely instructional, as there are many other sources for that information.

I hope to provide you with a little insight into why and how I go about my landscape photography to create Fine Art Prints for your home or office.

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 The Emotional Attraction We Have to Mountain Photos

I cannot speak for the everyday person but I know, for me, there is something about being in the midst of mountains that speaks to me emotionally.

Your Window to the World - Landscape and Nature Photography

As a landscape photographer, I am sometimes so focused on creating a fine art print that I forget to step back and see the value of the simple enjoyment of a fine art landscape photograph.

The Dangers of Photographing Large Mammals In The Wild

Wildlife photography is very rewarding but it is not without risks.

Oak Trees - A History of Being A Focus of Landscape Photography

Oak trees make beautiful subjects for fine art landscape photography as they have a majestic look.

The Appalachian Trail and Places to Take Mountain Photographs

At almost 2,200 miles long going through 14 states from Georgia to Maine, the Appalachian Trail is not one that I will ever hike.

Avoiding The Pitfalls of Travel for Nature Photography

Travel Tips I Have Learned Over the Many Years of Travel For Photography

Thomas Kinkade and the Use of Scenes in Landscape Photography

At first glance, it may seem that there is little in common between a fine art landscape photographer and the American painter, Thomas Kinkade.

A Review of Landscape Photography Expeditions of 2022

2022 turned out to be a very good year for me with many new landscapes photographs taken from new locations.

Cascadia and Pacific Northwest Landscape Photography

When you hear or read the phrase “Cascadia” what comes to mind? Do you know where Cascadia is?

Landscape Photography in the Navajo Nation

The arid desert landscape of the Navajo Nation is the setting for some of the most stunning and picturesque landscape scenes in the United States.

Carmel California Photography Galleries for Fine Art Prints

What steps could you take to create a Big Sur/Carmel ambiance in your home décor? How could wall art play a role in your design plans?

New Year’s Resolutions – Keeping it Fresh In Landscape Photography

Do you ever make New Year’s resolutions? And more importantly, do you keep any of them longer than two weeks?

Life is Short | Go Outside and Reap the Benefits

What does the phrase “Life is Short – Go Outside” mean to you? I think the answer depends on what stage of life you are currently in or, perhaps what stage you are headed towards.

Seattle and Washington State Photography Galleries

Regarding the arts, the Seattle galleries and museums showcase a wide variety of fine art forms.

America The Beautiful as Seen Through Landscape Photography

As a child growing up in the 1960s, America the Beautiful was one of the songs I learned in elementary school.

Photography and Why “A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words”

The many ways, including landscape photography, in which a Picture is Worth a Thousand Words.

Scottsdale and Sedona Photography Galleries and Art Scene

Scottsdale and Sedona Arizona are beautiful places for landscape photography and have a vibrant arts scene with a variety of art galleries

Practice Makes Perfect in Nature Photography

The old saying "Practice Makes Perfect" applies to Nature and Landscape Photography just like it does to any other craft.

Nature and Landscape Photography Is Like a Box of Chocolates

This famous quote from Forrest Gump applies not only to "Life" but to Nature and Landscape Photography as well.

Miami Florida Photography Galleries and Miami Art Scene

When you hear people talk about Miami, Florida what thoughts come to your mind? Do you think about the TV show Miami Vice which included scenes of the Art Deco district with its vibrant colors?

What A Wonderful World – As Seen in Landscape Photography

"What A Wonderful World" as sung by Louis Armstrong and how it relates to landscape photography

River, Stream or Creek - A Landscape Photography Question

When I photograph something, I like to feel confident as to what I am going to refer to it as when I add it to my portfolio on the website.

Aspen and Vail Colorado Photography Galleries and Fine Art

Vail and Aspen Colorado are beautiful places for landscape photography. They are both located in the Rocky Mountains where you will find stunning scenery and high-end resorts.

Conservation Awareness with Landscape Photography

How can fine art landscape photography help conservation efforts? What is the impact of conservation photography on our beautiful natural environment?

Taking The Road Less Traveled in Landscape Photography

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference. – Robert Frost

Tips For Photographing Florida Landscapes

Discover some of the many locations to see and photograph when visiting Florida

Knowledge is Power For Buying Fine Art Landscape Photography

Using knowledge as power when looking to buy fine art landscape photography

Charleston South Carolina Photography Galleries and Fine Art

Are you an art lover? Enjoy historical cities? Enjoy fine dining? Then Charleston should be on your “places-to-go” bucket list

Interior Design Ideas Using Fine Art Landscape Photography

Should fine art landscape photography be included in your overall interior design plans and does it truly have a place in your home or office?

How Color Impacts Landscape Photography Print Choices

The colors found in your fine art landscape photograph can play an important role in your room’s décor and interior design elements.

Key West Photography Galleries and Fine Art

What comes to mind when someone mentions Key West? Do you think Hemingway and his novels such as “The Old Man and the Sea?” 

Landscape Photography Buyers Guide

This Photography Buyers Guide will give you tips to guide you as you look for museum-quality fine art landscape photography prints to purchase for your home or office.

Decorating Florida Homes with Landscape Photography

What aspects of Florida home decor appeal to you? Sunny rooms…. the tropical patterns and colors? If you like the Florida decorating style, then you will enjoy the tips found in this article.

Can Iconic Locations Be Fine Art Landscape Photographs?

What are your thoughts about this question: Can a photo taken at an iconic location qualify as a fine art landscape photograph?

Where And How To Buy Landscape Photography Prints

You want to purchase a beautiful fine art landscape photograph that will be the focal point of your family room. Now What?

Decorating Las Vegas Homes with Landscape Photography

Would you like to add a bit of Las Vegas glitz to your life? Just exactly what is Las Vegas home decor style and how would you achieve it?

Styles and Tools of Fine Art Landscape Photography

What questions should you be asking yourself when trying to create or evaluate a fine art landscape photograph?

Buying Fine Art Photography Prints As An Investment

The question for you, the fine art collector, to ask yourself as you consider purchasing a fine art landscape print ..… is there value in collecting fine art photography?

How To Care For Fine Art Photography Prints

So, you have done it… you purchased a beautiful fine art landscape print and the next question is… NOW WHAT? The question in your mind is most likely…how do I take care of it?

Decorating California Homes with Landscape Photography

California Living. What interior design images come to mind when you read that phrase?

Finding the Best Art Galleries Near Me For Fine Art Photography

How can you use Google to help you find an “Art Gallery Near Me” and should you do so?

Drones For Landscape Photography - A Personal Experience

Have you ever thought about how fun it would be to own and use a drone? If so, please read my latest adventure using this new “toy”.

List of National Parks In The United States

Do know how many National Parks are in the United States? Check out this great list of National Parks and see what should be on your bucket list to visit.

Photographing Waterfalls  - The Top Six Challenges

Do you know the challenges of waterfall photography? This article will give you some tips to help you avoid waterfall photography pitfalls.

Three Tips For Showcasing Trees With Landscape Photography

Do trees hold a special place in your heart? Have you ever wished you could capture the beauty and majesty of a tree in a photograph?

Photographing Mountains - The Top Five Challenges

For all their beauty, trying to photograph mountains has its share of challenges. What are some of those challenges and how do you overcome them?

Photographing Coasts and Seascapes - The Top Eight Challenges

Do the thoughts of standing on a rocky coast or a beautiful beach at sunset appeal to your sense of adventure? If so, you will enjoy reading this article.

The Ansel Adams Gallery in Yosemite National Park

How much do you really know about the fascinating history of the Ansel Adams Gallery at Yosemite?

Ansel Adams - His Photography Journey and Famous Photos

What was a turning point in Ansel Adams’s life and why was a brownie camera a part of it?

How to Discover Unique Landscape Photography Locations

Do you ever wish you could find a never-seen-before location? A place that is off the beaten path?

Four Seasons - Tips for the Taking Best Photos In Each Season

What is your favorite season and why? And where would you go to capture that season in a fine art photograph?

Peter Lik Style Photography  - Iconic and Famous Photos

Who is Peter Lik and what has been his influence on fine art photography? 

Leave No Trace Principles And Landscape Photography

Have you ever wondered what role you could play in protecting our cherished National Parks in the United States?

The Importance of Focus Stacking In Landscape Photography

Have you ever struggled with having multiple items at various depths in your camera lens and wondering how to keep them all in focus?

Las Vegas Fine Art Photography Galleries  - Ones To Visit

Las Vegas—what words and images come to your mind? Sin City? What Happens in Vegas stays in Vegas? Neon signs and flashing lights? Or, do you ask yourself other questions…..

Best National Parks For Landscape and Wildlife Photography

If you were creating a Top Ten National Parks for Landscape Photography list, what parks would you include?

Reasons I Changed To Mirrorless Cameras for Landscape Photography

How does a photographer decide when to update and change camera equipment? What factors are involved in determining the kind of equipment to use?

Jackson Hole Fine Art Photography Galleries

The first question that comes to mind about this area is: “what is the difference between Jackson and Jackson Hole?” 

A Review of Fine Art America | The Pros and Cons of Using Them

What or who is Fine Art America and should I use them?

Park City Utah Fine Art Photography Galleries

Can you name a charming western town that has entertainment year-round, wonderful restaurants, boutique shops, and is within an easy drive of several National Parks?

Landscape Photography - 4 Types of Locations to Photograph

Where do you think would be the best location or best place to capture a fine art landscape photograph with your camera?

The Rewards and Benefits of Becoming A Nature Photographer

Do you have a passion? Something that makes hours of long work and dedication all worth it?

Defining the Term Fine Art Photography

Just what exactly is fine art photography and would you know it if you saw it?

The Differences Between Landscape and Wildlife Photography

How to compare the challenges of landscape versus wildlife photography is like comparing apples to oranges…they are the same…. but they are not.

Pros and Cons of Traveling Solo to do Nature Photography

Have you ever wondered what is the best option…. To do photography on your own or to travel with a group?

7 Tips for Planning A Photography Trip

What makes a photography trip a successful one and how can you make the best use of your time?

The Best Reasons To Attend A Photo Workshop

Should you attend a photography workshop or is it better to strike out on your own?

Starting A Nature Photography Journey

Have you ever thought about taking the first steps toward a nature photography journey where you learn to see the world around you via the lens of your camera?