George Wheelhouse | Fine Art Nature Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

George Wheelhouse | Fine Art Nature Photography INTRODUCTION For four or five years now, in between more conventional photography, I’ve been working on a sideline project of “low key wildlife portraits“. It’s still an ongoing project, but I thought I’d share a selection of what I have so far, together in one blog post. A couple of years ago, I wrote an introduction to the project, and outlined the process involved, so I’m not going to go into that again too much here. In…

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Interview for Amateur Photographer Magazine – Fine Art Photography Article

Interview for Amateur Photographer Magazine This week’s issue of Amateur Photographer magazine features an in-depth interview with me, on my approach to wildlife portraiture. I’m really chuffed about this as they’re a major UK magazine, and they’ve taken a genuine interest in the thoughts behind the photos. I was approached about it a few weeks ago, and it’s great to see it out now. Jade certainly seemed to get the message I want to convey, and her questions were insightful and complimentary.…

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George Wheelhouse | Fine Art Nature Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

George Wheelhouse | Fine Art Nature Photography INTRODUCTION   A few weeks ago, I wrote a blog post about the concept behind my low key, “on-black” photography project. This time around, I’m going to talk about how I produce these images, and what sort of processing is involved. I should start by saying that this style is not something I’ve invented myself – it’s been a popular portrait theme for decades. But I have innovated the processing-side independently of others, and…

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George Wheelhouse | Fine Art Nature Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

George Wheelhouse | Fine Art Nature Photography BACKGROUND When I bought my first dSLR camera I got completely sucked into wildlife photography – specifically the natural history / NatGeo style of wildlife photography. At that time, my ultimate ambition would have been to see my photo on the front cover of National Geographic or BBC Wildlife Magazine. But given the millions of photos taken like that every year, how would mine be noteworthy or stand out from the crowd? And more importantly does…

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