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Photography Articles, News, and Trip Reports.

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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You're probably curious to find the best art galleries near me? In this article I will explore that question and provide an alternative solution...

Photographers near me | How and Where to hire a professional photographer.

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...

 What is Fine Art Photography ?  A Photographers definition.

Why should you 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...

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

Snake River overlook by Ansel Adams

The Tetons and the Snake River (1942) Ansel Adams

"Ansel Adams- The man who freed photographers to make art rather than just take pictures" - Jess Lee

“In my mind’s eye, I visualize how a particular… sight and feeling will appear on a print...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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...

Colorado Fall Color Scouting Report
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 few years 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...