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Blog articles of informative, educational stories and news announcement on a variety of subject pertaining to Jess Lee Photography and Fine Art Photography in general. Here you will find a series of articles and rambling where I give my view on the subjects that make up great photography locations, gear, techniques, and personal opinions on photography related subjects.

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Where To Purchase Fine Art Nature Photography near me ?
September 14, 2021  |  Near Me

Looking for best art galleries near me? Today many people are looking to make their personal space more beautiful and avoid crowded public areas...

Photographing Wolves
Photographing in the Wild
Photographing for the Wolves

My early years as a wildlife photographer were driven by a desire to see the end of the rapid loss of wildlife, especially the loss of the large predators that had been happening since the colonization of North America...

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What is Landscape Photography ?

"Landscape photography shows spaces within the world, sometimes vast and unending, but other times microscopic. Landscape photographs typically capture the presence of nature but can also focus on man-made features or disturbances of landscapes...

Fine Art Photography and the Peter Lik Style Print
What is Peter Lik Style Fine Art Photography?

Peter Lik, whether you love his work or think he is a fraud, has changed the way collectors select photography. It has also made photographers reconsider the definition of Fine Art Photography...

Fine Art Photography as an Investment
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10 Reasons Why Fine Art Photography is a Great Investment.

As a collector, you know that artwork can be expensive. However, there are also many benefits to investing in arts and crafts. For one thing, it's easier to resell your art work than it is to resell stocks or bonds...

Where to find Yellowstone's best photography and viewing locations
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone is truly a nature photographers paradise. Well known as the first National Park Yellowstone is truly a place like no other. Just imagine an active volcano that is a home for most of the large mammal species the North America, has active thermal areas of bubbling hot spring a spewing geysers, and draws over 4 million visitor a year...

How to Photograph Nature | Conservation  Photographers to study

If you are interested in Nature Photography you should know about the photographers who have led the way and those who are continuing to lead those of us who aspire to create great Nature Photography...

Why the Nikon Z 7 II CRUSHES the Sony A1 for landscape photography ?
10/29/2021  |  World Wide

Five reasons the Nikon Z 7 II is a better tool for Landscape Photography than the Sony A1.

First a little background. Like many photographers I have been perplexed by what system and camera is best for my photography as we inter the mirrorless era...

What is Fine Art Photography ?
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How to buy Fine Art Photography ?

"Fine art photography is photography created in line with the vision of the photographer as an artists using photography as a medium for creative expression...

Conservation Photography : An Interview with Jess Lee by Defenders of Wildlife.
March 2, 2015  |  Planet Earth
What makes great conservation photography and why does it matter?

As we launch our sixth annual photo contest, Defenders sat down with accomplished wildlife photographer, Jess Lee to talk about his passion for conservation photography and the important role photography has played in wildlife conservation...

Photographers near me | How and Where to hire a professional photographer.
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Why go with a pro?

It takes as much as a simple Google search to find a wide range of professional photographers specializing in weddings, architecture, family portraits, fine art, and so on...

Annenberg Space for Photography Gallery Presents, Cowboy Country by Jess Lee



Jess Lee is a professional photographer with over 40 years of experience in capturing evoctive images of the west, its land, wildlife and people...

Ansel Adams |  Black and White Mountain Photography
03012021  |  Mountain Photography | Visualizing the West
Ansel Adams Mountain Photographer & Master of Light

Snake River overlook by Ansel Adams

The Tetons and the Snake River (1942) Ansel Adams

Ansel Adams...

Peter Lik Photography Backlit Print Style

The Peter Lik the photographer and style of photography

Peter Lik is a well known personality in the world of fine art landscape photography. Lik's personality may even be more well know than his photography due to his brash, bold, outgoing Aussie personality...

How to make beautiful tree photographs
A Tree or Forest near me
Mastering Great Tree Photographs

Trees make great photo subjects. While it is not always easy to find good trees for beautiful creative photography, once you find an interesting tree it is likely to be there where you found it waiting for you to capture its beauty...

Ansel Adams Black and White Zone system in the digital world.
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"Ansel Adams- The Zone System or How to make a correct exposure in the Digital world.

The Zone System is a photographic technique for determining optimal exposure and processing , formulated by Ansel Adams and Fred Archer...

Two professional photographers captured IU Southeast’s attention at the Ogle Center

Two professional photographers captured IU Southeast’s attention at the Ogle Center

Jess Lee and Tamara Gooch spoke about equine, wildlife and landscape photography

Sydney Randall

Tamara Gooch (right) answers a question while Jess Lee listens...

A Open Letter to Nikon | Where are You ?
04-20-2021  |  Nikon USA

Dear Nikon,

Are you still in the game? That is a popular refrain these days and a valid question that sadly your actions are answering.

To be more to the point, WHERE'S THE GLASS ? You came into the mirrorless world bringing a lot of hope and a nice roadmap...

Where to find Grand Teton's Best Landscape & Nature Photography Locations
Grand Teton National Park | Jackson Hole Wyoming | USA
The Best Places for Landscape Photography in the Tetons and Jackson Hole

Grand Teton National Park is truly one of the worlds great photography and viewing locations with dramatic locations such as, Snake River Over Look, Schwabacher Landing, Mormon Row, Oxbow Bend, Jackson Lake, and of course the Majestic Tetons themselves...

How to use multiple photography techniques for Landscapes, Wildlife, Cowboy & Horse fine art images.
05-19-2020  |  Planet Earth and beyond

Photo © Jess Lee

So, What does it take to create photography like this, how do you use the Hardware and Software? Is it all the cameras, lens, and tripods or is it all "Photoshopping it"? One pro's take on what and how to create great images...

Photography Gear for creative photos
05-19-2020  |  Planet Earth

Gear, Stuff, Equipment, it all matters but Just how much? coming soon please check back.

Colorado Fall Color Photography Scouting
9-20-2020  |  Colorado | San Juan Mountains | Rocky Mountain Autumn

Colorado Fall Photography The place for gold.

Colorado in the fall is a world class destination for landscape photography, but for the past few years I have concentrated on Grand Teton National Park during the fall and it had been a a while since I had photographed in the Centennial State during the autumn color season...

Onaqui, Utah Wild Horses Photo Workshop
Onaqui Mountains, Utah, USA

Onaqui wild horses, a Utah Photo workshop

As usual, this great herd of Mustangs did not disappoint us. Considering that we had to postpone the trip by six weeks due to Covid 19 the herds were still very active with stallions chasing each other and mares, little family squabbles, and the usual bachelor band antics...

California Redwoods and Oregon Coast
05-19-2020  |  Redwood National Parks, California. USA

In the early stages of the pandemic we were determined to hunker down and just take care of the backlog of editing and the other office work that accumulates when you are leading and organizing fifteen to twenty photography workshops a year...