Fine Art Photography Blog

Landscape and nature photography blog by Richard Wong. I strive to keep it real and talk about the inner workings of my own photography and the landscape and nature photography industry. Please feel free to contact me at any time if you have questions about my fine art photography prints or have licensing inquiries.

Visualizing Home Interior Design With Artwork
What is Interior Design?

Home interior design is the art and science of enhancing the interior of a home to achieve a healthier and more aesthetically pleasing environment for the residents of the house...

Artwork For Home | Why & How To Choose Fine Art Photography

As a photographic artist, I find it impossible to look at a blank wall and not see an opportunity to hang a fine art print in its place. It’s not just the art side of my brain here talking either though...

Fine Art Nature Photography Buyer’s Guide
What Is Nature Photography?

Nature photography is a broad genre of art usually focused on natural history landscapes and wildlife subjects. The genre is generally characterized by its absence of people...

Office Wall Art Boosts Employee Morale & Productivity

Working in an office is a necessarily evil for many people so keeping morale and spirits up is a constant challenge for employers. After all, people usually spend more time during the work week with their office colleagues than they do with their own family...

Photographers Near Me | Where To Hire A Professional Photographer

Many cities have local professional photographers that offer a variety of services ranging from commercial architecture to real estate to wedding photography and fine art photography. While some photographers are considered generalists and can be competent at multiple styles of photography most professionals tend to specialize one or two defined niches...

Peter Lik: Is Tree of Life Lik's Most Famous Photo?
Why is Peter Lik Famous?

Peter Lik (born: 1959) is an Australian fine art photographer who owns more than a dozen fine art landscape and nature photography galleries in the United States. Lik’s career originally began in Australia but has really made a name for himself here in the States according to sources including the New York Times...

Galen Rowell's Photography & Mountain Light Gallery
What is Galen Rowell Known For?

Galen Rowell (1940 - 2002) was a world-renowned climber, adventurer and prolific photographer who came of age during the 1960's. Rowell became a full-time photographer starting in 1972 when he landed an assignment for National Geographic which ended up being a cover story...

Art Galleries Near Me | Where To Buy Fine Art Photography

Many cities have at least one art gallery, oftentimes more than that. Photography-focused art galleries might be a bit more difficult to find but they are out there as well. So you might be wondering where are the best art galleries near me? I’ll answer that question here in addition to providing an alternative solution...

Rhein II: Andreas Gursky's Photography Masterpiece

Andreas Gursky (b. 1955) is a German photographer that created three of the top ten most expensive photographs ever sold including 99 Cent II Diptychon which was previously #1 on the list. Gursky's Rhein II was or currently is the most expensive photo ever sold depending on whether or not you consider Peter Lik's Phantom to be the most expensive photo...

Fine Art Landscape Photography Buyer’s Guide
What Is Landscape Photography?

Landscape photography is a broad genre of art usually describing wide-angled nature and man-made scenes. While landscapes can sometimes include people in the scene, the art form is generally characterized by its absence of people...

Hospital Art | Why & How Artwork Is Chosen

“The fact that patients frequently express a preference for landscape and nature scenes is consistent with this observation and with evolutionary psychological theories which predict positive emotional responses to flourishing natural environments...

Top 10 Most Influential Nature Photographers of All-Time

To be considered for this list of the top 10 most influential nature photographers of all-time, these famous nature photographers had to have left a lasting impact either on society or on future photographers...

Should Photographers Use Art Titles?

Whether you should create art titles or not depends on what type of photography you do and what the intent is with your artwork. Photojournalists and editorial photographers for example probably shouldn't nor would have a reason to create art titles for their work...

Top Corporate Art Collections of All-Time
What Are Corporate Art Collections?

Organizations that amass corporate art collections include financial institutions, large companies and government entities. The art mediums run the gamut from painting, sculptures, photography and mixed media depending on the motivations for acquiring art and tastes of the curator...

Art For Home Staging

Home staging is the practice of decorating a home for the real estate market. The purpose of staging a home is to make potential buyers feel comfortable and help them imagine what life would be like within the house...

10 Reasons To Buy Art Online Direct From Me
Museum-Quality Fine Art Landscape & Nature Photography For Homes, Hospitals & Offices

With so many choices for art out there it can be hard to decide on which artist to buy from. I'll attempt to make it easier for you by providing you 10 distinct benefits by acquiring art directly from me, the artist...

Best Photography Books - The Ultimate List
Top Photography Books to Own

As a long-time collector of photography books these are the best of the best. A number of these selections are the classics while others are from contemporary authors.

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The Importance of Test Prints

With all the options available for photographers to print their work how does one go about deciding which papers / surfaces to print on and what presentation style if any? Should I self-fulfill or work with a professional print lab? Lots of decisions and the choices made at this stage is what separates someone that is serious about their craft vs someone who isn't...