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The website is updated at least once a week, with personal journal records, the exciting news, photo workshop information, and fine art photograph collections.

Landscape of Canyonlands in the state of Utah in United States.
Landscape of Canyonlands in the state of Utah in United States.

The Twenty Latest Updates

To better share our passion for nature, we strive to release one new article onto the website each week. Our articles enable us to share ideas with our readers and reveal our paths in artistic photography.

To save time, we have listed only the last twenty updates to our website.

Every Friday we publish a news article or column while traveling. We do not have rules for our artistic photographs and photo courses.

Landscape photography requires great mastery to use photographic language (bisons in a meadow under a cloudy sky).

Why: Using the Language of Photography - 2

Why: Using the Language of Photography - Part 2 Landscape photography requires great mastery to use photographic language (bisons in a meadow under a cloudy sky). Artistic Photography Has Two Dimensions The photographs have two very distinct dimensions: The vision: here, we focus on visual…
Apr 05, 2019
Underwater photography requires great mastery to use the photographic language (goby on a hard coral).

Why: Using the Language of Photography - 1

Why: Using the Language of Photography - Part 1 As I said in this article, photography is a means of artistic expression. It has a language. Like all languages, it has its grammar to write precisely. Underwater photography requires great mastery to use the photographic language (goby on a hard…
Mar 29, 2019
A landscape of Yellowstone in winter.

Why: Photographing Yellowstone in Winter - 2

Why Photographing Yellowstone in Winter - Part 2 A landscape of Yellowstone in winter. A Special Atmosphere Because of the Snow and the Cold Winter is an extraordinary season to discover Yellowstone. On one hand, few people go there because of the very low temperatures which discourage many. They…
Mar 22, 2019
A female pronghorn in Yellowstone in winter.

Why: Photographing Yellowstone in Winter - 1

Why Photographing Yellowstone in Winter – Part 1 You are certainly familiar with Yellowstone National Park in the state of Wyoming in the United States. It is an extraordinary place for landscape or wildlife photography whatever the time of year. It is also the largest caldera in the world. Every…
Mar 15, 2019
Photograph of trees surrounded by snow. The white color enhances the dreamlike aspect of the scene.

Why: Create Photographs with the Snow - 2

Why Create Photographs with the Snow – Part 2 Photograph of trees surrounded by snow. The white color enhances the dreamlike aspect of the scene. Why Photograph Scenes with Snow The technique for photographing snowy scenes is an important point to master. But the essential point is to ask yourself…
Mar 08, 2019
Photograph of a bison in the snow in North of United States.

Why: Create Photographs with the Snow - 1

Why Create Photographs with the Snow – Part 1 You like to photograph landscapes or animals during the winter. For you it certainly evokes silence, emptiness. Its immaculate whiteness also evokes purity. But maybe snow also evokes you the suffering and death due to cold and frost that can be felt.…
Mar 01, 2019
This photograph is part of a collection that gave us a real photographic existence.

Why: A Photographer Should Have a Photographic Identity - 2

Why: An Artistic Photograph is not About the Subject or the Scene - 2 This photograph is part of a collection that gave us a real photographic existence. The Second Element of Your Photographic Identity: Your Photographic Style Your photographic style defines the way you photograph. For example,…
Feb 22, 2019
Spatule blanche en contre-jour photographiée depuis un affût flottant en Dombes.

Why: A Photographer Should Have a Photographic Identity - 1

Why You Need a Photographic Identity to Photograph Well - 1 Do you wonder why you are unable to create consistent series of photos? Do you always recognize the signature of some photographers who inspire you, and wish others could do the same with your photos? If you are asking yourself these…
Feb 15, 2019
This artistic photograph in black and white is not about the tree. The consequences of the interpretation of this photo is the ultimate goal of this creation.

Why: The Focus of Artistic Photography is not the Subject or Scene - 2

Why: The Focus of Artistic Photography is not the Subject or Scene - 2 This artistic photograph in black and white is not about the tree. The consequences of the interpretation of this photo is the ultimate goal of this creation. The Grass is not Always Greener in the Neighbor Many photographers…
Feb 08, 2019
The subject of this artistic photograph of a young gelada is not essential. The consequences of the interpretation of this photo is the ultimate goal of this creation.

Why: The Focus of Artistic Photography Is Not the Subject or Scene - 1

Why: The Focus of Artistic Photography is not the Subject or Scene - 1 When we create an artistic photograph of nature, we remind ourselves that what is important is not the scene in front of us, rather, it is the emotional effect produced by those who experience it. The scene in front of us lasts…
Feb 01, 2019
CThis artistic photograph of a buffalo is subjective because the choice of the attitude, the composition, the framing.

Why: Artistic Photography is Subjective

Why: Artistic Photography is Subjective Photography in general is subjective. Artistic photography specifically is even more so. Whether it is the photographer, author, or the collector of photographic works, each person’s choices are subjective and personal. If the photographer focuses on being…
Jan 25, 2019
This fine art photograph of the landscapes of Simien Mountains in Ethiopia is artistic.

Why A Photographer May Have Difficulty Defining Himself as an Artist–2

Why a Photographer May Have Difficulty Defining Himself as an Artist – Part 2 This fine art photograph of the landscapes of Simien Mountains in Ethiopia is artistic. The Method That Encouraged Us to Assume Our Status When we went from reportage and stock photography to artistic photography as a…
Jan 18, 2019
This fine art photograph of the Canyonlands is artistic.

Why A Photographer May Have Difficulty Defining Himself as an Artist–1

Why a Photographer May Have Difficulty Defining Himself as an Artist – Part 1 We often meet photographers who do not dare to admit that they are artists. They gladly apply this term to others but not for themselves. It is as if this word was taboo. We have also experienced this discomfort.…
Jan 11, 2019
Artistic Photograph of an Ethiopian Wolf in the Highlands of Bale in Ethiopia.

Why: Photographing the Ethiopian Wolf from an Artistic Perspective

Why: Photographing the Ethiopian Wolf from an Artistic Perspective As described in this article, the Ethiopian wolf, also called the Abyssinian wolf, is a precious dream of many wildlife photographers. Indeed, it is very difficult to observe in its natural habitat. Moreover, photographing it…
Dec 28, 2018
Landscape photo of the Simien Mountains in Ethiopia.

Why: Stepping Out of the Comfort Zone as a Photographer

Why: Stepping Out of the Comfort Zone as a Photographer Why is it so difficult to practice photography that fascinates the viewer? The answer is simple. The art of photography requires many personal qualities, which we have described in this article. It also requires a vast amount of time and…
Dec 21, 2018
Artistic Photograph of a Male Gelada in the Highlands of Ethiopia.

Why: Photographing Geladas from an Artistic Perspective

Why: Photographing Geladas from an Artistic Perspective Gelada is an extraordinary primate to photograph. We devoted an article to this animal after our first trip to Ethiopia. Since then, we have made three trips, the third being quite recent. One of our three goals was to create artistic…
Dec 14, 2018
This photograph of a female gelada in Ethiopia is an example of photographic writing. It is part of the collection "Portraits of Geladas".

Why: Mastering the Photographic Writing

Why : Mastering the Photographic Writing Photography is a form of art, which I discussed in this article. Art makes it possible to express emotions and to transmit messages. In this article, I also explained that photography is a very interesting medium because it is easy to implement. For me,…
Dec 07, 2018
This photograph of the fine art collection 'The paths of the spirit' was the subject of a precise analysis before the shooting.

Why: Mastering the Semiology in Photography

Why: Mastering the Semiology in Photography A nature scene can be photographed in a multitude of ways. The change in composition, framing, or point of view generates hundreds of possibilities. The photographer must be vigilant because time is often another factor when dealing with variations of…
Nov 30, 2018
Collections of Fine Art Prints of Nature by Amar and Isabelle Guillen.

"Forgotten Paradises" – Collection of Fine Art Photos

"Forgotten Paradises" – Collection of Fine Art Photographs The paradises are imaginary places in which we can escape and come to know a state of bliss. These enchanting places provide wellness, quietness, and peace. In these worlds, we are privileged with the capabilities of completing any good…
Oct 13, 2018
Collections of Fine Art Prints of Nature by Amar and Isabelle Guillen.

"Blue Escapes" – Collection of Fine Art Photos

"Blue Escapes" – Collection of Fine Art Photographs The color of blue is very symbolic. Blue evokes distant and infinite horizons. Blue is related to dreams, serenity, and wisdom. Blue is the color of travel, because it reminds one of the skies, the rivers, and the oceans. It echoes priceless…
Oct 13, 2018