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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.

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: An Artistic Photograph is not About the Subject - 1

Why: An Artistic Photograph is not About the Subject or the Scene - 1 When we create an artistic photograph of nature, the important thing is not the scene we have in front of us. What is important is that the induced consequences it will produce on those who will watch it. An artistic photograph…
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 PPhotography in general and artistic photography in particular is subjective. Whether the photographer author or the collector who buys photographic works, all choices are subjective. They are only personal. If the photographer is trying to be objective, he…
Jan 25, 2019
This fine art photograph of the landscapes of Simien Mountains in Ethiopia is artistic.

Why Some Photographers Have Difficulties to be Artists – 2

Why It is so Difficult for Some Photographers to Define Themselves as Artists – Part 2 Click here to read the part I of the article. This fine art photograph of the landscapes of Simien Mountains in Ethiopia is artistic. The Method that Allowed Is to Assume our Status When we went from reportage…
Jan 18, 2019
This fine art photograph of the Canyonlands is artistic.

Why Some Photographers Have Difficulties to be Artists – 1

Why It is so Difficult for Some Photographers to Define Themselves as Artists – Part 1 We often meet photographers who do not dare to say that they are artists. They gladly use term for others but not for them. It is as if this word was taboo. We also experienced this discomfort. But we have…
Jan 11, 2019
Artistic Photograph of an Ethiopian Wolf in the Highlands of Bale in Ethiopia.

Why: Photographing the Ethiopian Wolf Artistically

Why: Photographing the Ethiopian Wolf Artistically As described in this article, the Ethiopian wolf, also called the Abyssinian wolf, is the dream of many wildlife photographers. Indeed, it is very difficult to find and observe. But photographing it artistically is an additional challenge. That's…
Dec 28, 2018
Landscape photo of the Simien Mountains in Ethiopia.

Why: A Photographer Must Step Out of the Comfort Zone

Why A Photographer Must Step Out of the Comfort Zone Why photographing in an interesting way is so difficult? The answer is simple. The art of photography requires a lot of personal qualities as we have described in this article. It also requires a lot of time and perseverance. To create…
Dec 21, 2018
Artistic Photograph of a Male Gelada in the Highlands of Ethiopia.

Why: Photographing Gelada Artistically

Why: Photographing Geladas Artistically Gelada is an extraordinary primate to photograph. We had already devoted an article to this animal after a first trip to Ethiopia. We have just made our third trip to this country. One of our three goals was to create artistic photographs of gelada. We spent…
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
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 the Camera is Secondary When Creating an Artistic Photograph

Why the Camera is Secondary When Creating an Artistic Photograph Today, cameras are progressing in sophistication and efficiency. Many photographers immediately jump onto the bandwagon of the latest innovations thinking that their photographs will stand out as higher quality. This is a huge mistake…
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: The Significance of Personal Qualities When Creating 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…
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: Significance of Personal Qualities When Creating Art Photos – 1

Why: The Significance of Personal Qualities When Creating Art Photographs – Part 1 Over the many years of experience in creating art photographs, we have come to understand that those who like our approach and purchase our works often share the same moral and ethical values as us. Our success is…
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 Negative and Positive Spaces to Judge Fine Art Photos

Why: Using Negative and Positive Spaces to Judge Fine Art Photos Judging an artistic photograph is complex and difficult. Indeed, there are many detailed criteria that one must keep in mind. We often rely on a specific method that is constructed on the roles that are created through the positive…
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, technique will become secondary because creativity will become the priority for a photographer. Nevertheless, it is always essential to build solid…
Jul 27, 2018