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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Where And How To Buy Fine Art Landscape Photography Prints
Art Shows - Brick and Mortar Galleries - Online Galleries

It is time. You want to purchase a beautiful fine-art landscape photograph that will be the focal point of your family room...

Styles and Tools of Fine Art Landscape Photography
What are the Important Components when Creating Fine Landscape Photographs?

Fine artwork, whether digital or created using a paintbrush, depends on three components: framing, perspective, and balance...

Investing In Fine Art Photography

Up until recent years, photography has not been held in high esteem in the art collecting world. Artwork created by painters was considered more valuable due to there being only one painted picture...

Taking Care of 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 as you look at your new purchase is most likely…how do I take care of it?

It is critical that you take care of your fine art prints so they will remain in great condition for years to come and their beauty will never be dulled...

Art Galleries Near Me
Purchasing Fine Art Landscape Photogaphy

If you are interested in purchasing fine art landscape photography, one of the first steps is to determine what you are looking for…...

Using A Drone For Landscape Photography
A Real-World Experience Drone Photography 101

Let me begin by saying I really do like the concept and option of using drones for landscape photography. I purchased one to experiment with and it has been quite an experience...

List of National Parks In The United States

The following is a list of all 63 National Parks in the United States, along with information regarding their location, when they were established, their size and the number of visitors they had in 2020...

Six Challenges of Photographing Waterfalls

It would seem so easy. Hike to the waterfall, set up the tripod, aim, and shoot. Go home and process your new fine art print. Well, like any other scene, it is never that easy...

Three Tips for Taking or Purchasing the Best Tree Photos

Perhaps the most famous quote about trees is from Joyce Kilmer’s poem, Trees, which begins with “I think I shall never see… A poem as lovely as a tree” and fittingly ends with “Poems are made by fools like me, But only God can make a tree...

Five Challenges of Mountain Photography

It is easy to say that all Fine Art Landscape Photography has its share of Mountain Photography. Mountains have a somewhat magical attraction to us. We can see them in the distance growing larger as we drive closer and closer to them...

Eight Challenges of Coastal and Seascape Photography

Right up there with Mountain Photography, I love being out on the coast shooting seascapes. The smell of the fresh salt air, the sound of the waves hitting the shore, the beautiful beaches, and the stunning rocky coasts are all reasons that bring me back again and again...

Ansel Adams - The Gallery
The Interesting History of the Ansel Adams Gallery

Ansel Adams (1902-1984) is one of the most influential American photographers in history. His love affair with Yosemite and the beauty of the National Parks is evident in his iconic black and white photographs...

Ansel Adams - The Early Years
How the Gift of Brownie Camera Influenced Black and White Photography


Ansel Adams (1902-1984) is one of the most influential American photographers in history. His iconic photographs of the National Parks have created and shaped our identity as a country...

The Hunt For Unique Landscape Locations

The hunt for unique images is a big part of Fine Art Landscape Photography. Before I decide to go to a location, I do general research to determine what is there and what the immediate possibilities will be...

Photographing The Four Seasons

Fine Art Landscape Photography without the four seasons would be a whole lot more boring. I can say that with some authority as having lived in South Florida my entire life where there is not a visible difference between the seasons...

Peter Lik Style Photography | Influence Of Peter Lik

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

Peter Lik is an award-winning fine-art nature and landscape photographer born in Melbourne, Australia, in 1957...

The Leave No Trace Principles

You may have read some of the articles regarding the explosion of visitation to National Parks and other Public Lands in 2021. Although visitation was down in 2020 due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, it rebounded in a fierce way in 2021...

Focus Stacking In Landscape Photography

There are many times when a landscape photographer has items in the composition that are very close to the camera, while at the same time part of the scene is very far away...

Las Vegas Photography Galleries and Fine Art Beginnings

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 these questions: Where would you find world-renowned art to buy? Where are the best Las Vegas galleries located? Let's talk about it...

Top Ten National Parks For Photography

A Top Ten National Parks for Landscape Photography list is hard to put together. It's entirely subjective and based on my own personal experience. A top ten list is the standard, but I had a really hard time limiting my list to ten...

Reasons I Changed To Mirrorless Cameras
A Little History

My digital camera journey has been a real adventure. Way back in 2007, I started out with a Nikon D210 DSLR, which was about 12 megapixels. My photographic journey began shooting wildlife as I love animals and enjoyed the challenge of finding them...

Jackson, Jackson Hole, and Grand Teton National Park  Photography Galleries and Fine Art
Jackson vs. Jackson Hole

The first question that comes to mind about this area is: “what is the difference between Jackson and Jackson Hole?” Jackson Hole refers to the valley formed by the Teton Mountains in the West and the Gros Ventre Mountains in the east...

Fine Art America Pros and Cons
Who is Fine Art America?

If you have searched online for photographic or other artwork, you have probably seen Fine Art America at the top of many of your searches, perhaps in a Google ad...

Park City Photography Galleries and Fine Art
The Charm of Park City, Utah

Park City, Utah, is one of those charming western towns that is fun to visit as a tourist but even more interesting to the landscape photographer...

Best Locations For Nature Photography

As a Nature Photographer, the number one question I get from people is “What is my favorite location to photograph?” I wish I did, but I don’t have a simple answer for this...

Top 7 Reasons To Be A Nature Photographer

This is not a tutorial in any way. This article is about sharing how I feel about all the hours I spend in the field chasing light and compositions. I'm always looking to add to my portfolio of Fine Art Landscape Photography...

What Does Fine Art Photography Mean?

This subject of what constitutes Fine Art Photography has no shortage of opinions and is extremely subjective. So, what I offer here is my own opinion after years of doing fine art landscape photography...

Comparing Landscape and Wildlife Photography

I have enjoyed doing both landscape and wildlife photography extensively and wanted to offer my thoughts as to some important differences for anyone that might be trying to decide which one to do...

Pros and Cons of Doing Nature Photography Alone

In this article, I discuss what I see as the advantages and disadvantages of doing a photography trip solo as compared to going on a photo workshop.

The Advantages Of Going Solo

It is certainly easier and more fun to attend a Photography Workshop, as explained in my article on them...

7 Tips for Planning A Photography Trip

Like anything, I had to make a lot of mistakes along the way learning how to plan for a photography trip where I would be on my own. It is totally different from being on a group photo workshop...

Best Reasons To Attend A Photo Workshop

I am often asked my opinion on attending photography workshops versus going it alone. Both have their advantages, but for the purpose of this article, I’ll limit my thoughts to the workshop question...

Starting A Nature Photography Journey

For those that might be thinking about exploring the world of wildlife or landscape photography on a more serious basis and wonder what that journey might involve, I have tried to put down a few thoughts and remembrances of what it was like for me...