James Lorentson // Fine Art Landscape Imagery

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Creative COMPOSITION in Landscape Photography: Inspiration and Self-Awareness [Part 1]

Over the next several posts, we'll take a deep dive into the art of composition with the goal of creating more impactful, meaningful and expressive images.  I’ll be giving you my best tips for unleashing your creative potential.  This topic is close to my heart, because despite several years at this, I routinely struggle with finding a composition that is truly creatively satisfying.  I’ve researched, experimented and practiced, and I’ve learned some things that I want to share in hopes that it helps you along your own journey.

Composition, in my opinion, is the most important skill to develop in photography.

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Mountain Photography: 7 Powerful Tips to Make Awesome Images in the Mountains [VIDEO]

Hey guys, I'm here today with a video for anyone out there hiking and photographing in the mountains!

All the normal rules of landscape photography and composition apply, but there are some unique challenges we are presented with when in the mountains. I’m continually finding ways to improve my own process and have compiled 7 tips you may find useful for your next trip. Whether you are an absolute beginner or a seasoned photographer, I hope you can take something away from it.

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BEHIND THE IMAGE: Brothers' Sorrow

We were only going to be in Glacier for four days, and after three early mornings of cold overcast conditions we were hoping for a break.  Driving along one of the country's most scenic roads with no more than a few car's length of visibility was frustrating to say the least.  No verdant meadows, no streaming waterfalls, no dramatic peaks.  Just white.  These conditions made ...

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The Joy of the Process in Landscape Photography

Finding your voice among an ever growing community of talented artists and writers can be challenging.  You most likely have felt scared, defeated, confused and exhausted, all before you get started.  I did.  I do.  

But if I've learned anything certain in life, it's that we grow the most through our struggles - by pushing ...

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