Photography is an art that has to be...

May 09, 2020  •  Leave a Comment

photography is an artphotography is an artColorful fall tundra with a distant view of Mount Denali in the background in Alaska

This blog's cover photo is of Mount Denali with a verse I wrote around 2005 and appeared in the Susquehanna Museum of Harrisburg's show catalog about the same time. I find it true in my case and in many other photographers I have met.

A braided river in Denali National Park, Alaska with autumn colors copyA braided river in Denali National Park, Alaska with autumn colors copyA braided river in Denali National Park, Alaska with autumn colors

My journey starts with the discovery of a place I want to visit. Then I go into the planning stage learning about the landscape, wildlife, attraction or features that I hope will excite me and produce images that are forming in my head.

A gravel road through the autumn colored tundra vanishing into the mountains with Mount Denali-McKinley in the background copyA gravel road through the autumn colored tundra vanishing into the mountains with Mount Denali-McKinley in the background copyA gravel road through the autumn colored tundra vanishing into the mountains with Mount Denali-McKinley in the background

Then comes the actual drive to the location. This can take days or weeks and the intensity builds as I take in the changes in landscapes.


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