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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.

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
Dunes of Death Valley in California.

Why Photographing Death Valley in Black and White

Why Photographing Death Valley in California in Black and White Death Valley is a mythical place for landscape photographers. The landscapes are so varied and rich that one must make many journeys in order to understand and grasp the entirety of the nuances of this arid land that is not easily…
Oct 12, 2018
Collections of Fine Art Prints of Nature by Amar and Isabelle Guillen.

"Illusions in Lights and Colors" – Collection of Fine Art Photos

"Illusions in Lights and Colors" – Collection of Fine Art Photographs An illusion is a false interpretation of what one perceives. It is also a deceptive appearance outside of reality. In our modern society, human relationships and human behavior is gradually becoming more based on illusions. It is…
Oct 06, 2018
This photograph of trees is part of the artistic collection 'Illusions'. It could have been taken with any camera.

Why a Camera is Secondary to Create a Good Photo

Why the Camera is Secondary to Create a Good Artistic Photograph Today, cameras are becoming more sophisticated and more efficient. Many photographers immediately jump on bodies with the latest innovations thinking that their photographs will be better. This is a big mistake because it is not the…
Oct 05, 2018
This fine art photograph of waves on water is part of the collection 'Parallel Worlds'.

Why Personal Qualities Matter to Create Art Photos – Part 2

Why Personal Qualities Matter to Create Art Photographs – Part 2 Click here to read the part I of the article. This fine art photograph of waves on water is part of the collection 'Parallel Worlds'. Be Humorous An artist photographer should never take himself seriously. This is one of the greatest…
Sep 28, 2018
The rut of the deer in Charente-Maritime is an exceptional moment in our life as photographers. It's a moment of intense introspection.

Why Personal Qualities Matter to Create Art Photos – Part 1

Why Personal Qualities Matter to Create Art Photographs - Part 1 Since we have created art photographs, we understood that people who liked our approach and bought our works shared the same moral and ethical values as us. Our success is not only due to a good technical mastery but also to the fact…
Sep 21, 2018
This artistic photograph of Yellowstone in the United States appeals to the imagination: calm, serenity, sweetness.

Why general culture is an asset for creating art photos – Part 2

Why General Culture Is a Real Asset for Creating or Understanding Artistic Photographs – Part 2 Click here to read the part I of the article. This artistic photograph of Yellowstone in the United States appeals to the imagination: calm, serenity, sweetness. The Symbolic Power of Photographs…
Sep 14, 2018
This photograph of a real landscape in the United States is evocative: its symbolism is very strong. The imagination wanders.

Why general culture is an asset for creating art photos – Part 1

Why General Culture Is a True Asset for Creating and Understanding Artistic Photographs – Part 1 Creating and understanding artistic photography is an emotional act for both the artist and the appreciative observer. Modern culture is the perfect landscape to immerse yourself into the artistic…
Sep 07, 2018
A black-winged stilt in Danube Delta in Romania. Fine art Photograph.

Why Using the Negative and Positive Spaces to Judge a Photo

Why Using the Negative and Positive Spaces to Judge a Fine Art Photograph Judging an artistic photograph is complex and difficult. Indeed, there are many ways and criteria for making a judgment. We often use an interesting method that is based on the roles played by the positive and negative space…
Aug 03, 2018
Art Photograph of a Great Crested Grebe in la Dombes. Photograph Taken from a Floating Blind.

Why Mastering Technique to Create Art Photos

Why Mastering Technique to Create Art Photos The creation of artistic photographs requires a perfect mastery of the technical environment. Over time, the technique will become secondary because creativity will become the priority for the photographer. Yet it is essential to build solid foundations.…
Jul 27, 2018
Preparation of a delivery of art prints for a client: the signature.

July 2018. Preparation of Art Prints for a Client: The Signature

July 2018. Preparation of Art Prints for Delivery to Our Client: The Signature Our main professional activity is the creation of fine art prints. Our works are intended for collectors who value our work and who invest in the future by purchasing artworks which gain value each year. Nevertheless,…
Jul 25, 2018
Art Photograph of sand dunes. The calibration of the screen is not enough to print it correctly.

Why Calibrating a Screen is not Enough to Create an Art Photo

Why Calibrating a Screen is not Enough to Create an Art Photograph To correctly create an art photograph, the calibration of a computer screen is essential for the development phase. Correct calibration of a screen is the guarantee that the photos will be viewed in the same way on another…
May 11, 2018
High key and black and white photograph of a lion cub in Kenya.

Why Creating Wildlife Photographs in High Key Black and White - Part 2

Why: Creating Wildlife Photographs in High Key and Black and White - Part 2 Click here to read the part I of the article. High key and black and white photograph of a lion cub in Kenya. The Choice of Scene for a High Key Photograph Our experience has shown us that minimalist scenes are best suited…
May 04, 2018
Photograph in high key and black and white of a pied kingfisher flying.

Why Creating Wildlife Photographs in High Key Black and White - Part 1

Why: Creating Wildlife Photographs with the High Key Technique in Black and White - Part 1 The high key technique in black and white makes photographs shine in a uniquely creative perspective for the viewer. It allows photographers to make art photos that stand out from common documentary photos.…
Apr 27, 2018
Landscape of Caddo Lake in Texas in United States.

Why Photographing Caddo Lake in Texas in Black and White

Why Photographing Caddo Lake in Texas in Black and White Caddo Lake is a huge wetland with an area of 10,300 hectares (25,400 acres). It is located on the border between Texas and Louisiana. The lake, which is the only natural lake in Texas, is home to the largest bald cypress forest in the world.…
Apr 20, 2018
Collections of Fine Art Prints of Nature by Amar and Isabelle Guillen.

"Natural Wonders of Grand Canyon in B&W" – Fine Art Photos

“Natural Wonders of The Grand Canyon”: Collection of Fine Art Photos in Shades of Blacks and Whites The landscapes of the Grand Canyon in the United States cannot leave anyone feeling indifferent. When you contemplate for the first time the Colorado River that meanders more than 1,600 meters (5250…
Apr 15, 2018
Photographie artistique d'un arbre au Kenya.

Why It Is So Difficult to Judge a Fine Art Photograph

Why It Is So Difficult to Judge A Fine Art Photograph Judging or evaluating a fine art photograph is difficult. While it is possible to establish a scale of values or levels to determine a value, the criteria remain subjective. A photo will always be debated upon by individuals of differing…
Apr 13, 2018
The South Rim of the the Grand Canyon in Arizona in United States.

Why Photographing the Grand Canyon in Black and White

Why Photographing The Grand Canyon in Black and White The Grand Canyon is one of the most famous landscapes in the world. The list of superlatives is not long enough to describe it. It is also one of the most photographed. Black and white is certainly the best photographic technique to show the…
Apr 06, 2018
Landscape of Caddo Lake in Texas. Bald Cypress growing in the lake.

Why It Takes Time to Create an Art Photograph

Why It Takes Time to Create an Art Photograph When we create artistic photographs, we perform a deliberate, conscious, and thoughtful act in pursuit of specific goals. It is a meticulous job before, during, and after each shooting session. Creating a collection of art photographs requires time,…
Mar 30, 2018
A sailing stone in the dry lake of Race Track Playa in Death Valley in California.

Why Photographing Race Track Playa in Death Valley in California

Why Photographing Race Track Playa in Death Valley in California As professional landscape photographers, we believe that Race Track Playa is an extraordinary place. Hidden in a small lost corner of the Valley of Death in California, United States, this dry lake contains a unique earthly treasure:…
Mar 23, 2018