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Here you will find a collection of inspirational and educational stories, announcements, product reviews and other random thoughts that you may, or may not find interesting. If you have any questions or comments about the opinions shared here, or to inquire about having your photography related product reviewed by me to be shared with my audience please reach out to me using the contact form and I’ll reply to your inquiry as soon as I’m able. I hope you enjoy my blog and thank you for your interest in my work!

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Luxury Fine Art Specials For Locals Only by Aaron Reed

Luxury Fine Art Specials For Locals Only Seattle | Mercer Island | Issaquah | Bellevue | Sammamish 

  Prior to the recent Covid-19 outbreak, I had been strongly considering opening a high end photographic art gallery in the city of Bellevue...

Dragons Breath | A Limited Edition of 200 | Sold Out

In The Beginning | The Story of Living Lightning & Dragons Breath 

 When I released my first limited edition print in early 2013, I titled it Living Lightning. A beautiful image of a Japanese Maple Tree at the peak of fall color photographed in 2009...

 THE TOP 20 MOST WANTED FINE ART PRINTS OF 2019
THE YEAR IN REVIEW | THE TOP 20 MOST WANTED FINE ART PRINTS OF 2019

  Each year around this time I take a look back on the past twelve months and compile a list of my top twenty best selling gallery quality fine art prints from the past year...

Visual Love Letters To Earth | An Interview With Aaron Reed

Fine Art Limited Edition of 50 - Kirkjufell (Icelandic: Church mountain) is a 463 m high mountain on the north coast of Iceland's Snæfellsnes peninsula, near the town of Grundarfjörður. Kirkjufell was one of the filming locations for Game of Thrones season 6 and 7, featuring as the "arrowhead mountain" that the Hound and the company north of the Wall see when capturing a wight...

The Art Of Illumination | How To Light Photo Prints In Your Home
The Art Of Illumination | How To Light Photo Prints In Your Home

   Now that you have found the perfect photograph to transform your space, it is important to choose the best way to illuminate your artwork...

Las Vegas Luxury Fine Art Landscape And Nature Photography

https://www.aaronreedphotograp...  Late in 2016, I was contacted by Helga & Vlajko, potential collectors whom I now consider friends, to inquire about my EXPERIENCE LUXURY service. Helga & Vlajko had recently purchased an incredible 5,209 sq ft home located inside the The Ridges in Summerlin, an elite gated community in Las Vegas, Nevada set against the amazing natural backdrop of Red Rock Canyon...

Abstract Art Pictures: The Fine Art Of Nature

Abstract photography, sometimes called non-objective, experimental, conceptual or concrete photography, is a means of depicting a visual image that does not have an immediate association with the object world and that has been created through the use of photographic equipment, processes or materials...

Out To Sea | A Very Special Fine Art Print | Scripps Pier | La Jolla, CA

  I am very fortunate, as a photographer and as someone who enjoys many forms of art, to be able to view the vast majority of my work in printed form. I truly believe that a photograph cannot be fully appreciated until viewed in print...

Italian Luxury | Fine Art Museum Grade Framing

  While one of the greatest benefits of acrylic face mounting as a fine art medium is its ability to be displayed frameless, there is no doubt that an externally framed fine art piece commands attention...

The Best Of Iceland: Incredible Landscape

In July of 2016 I took a direct flight from Seattle to Iceland to spend 10 days on the road exploring and photographing the amazing island and it's incredible landscapes. Packed with waterfalls, lava fields, glaciers, mountains and beautiful rugged beaches its no wonder that Iceland is a top destination for many each year...

The Best Of 2019 | Luxury Fine Art by Aaron Reed

As 2019 comes to a close, I have put together a collection of my favorite images to share with you all as we head into the new year. Although I am a full time nature photographer who doesn't have to punch a clock...

1stdibs Photography | What is 1stdibs?
What Is 1stdibs?

1stdibs, a New York based company and global online luxury marketplace, connects US-based and International designers with prospective buyers, largely catering to the high-end market...

Peter Lik’s Tree of Life? Not Quite
This Is The Tree. 2Dragon's Breath was first released in October 2013. This piece has now SOLD OUT all 200 of the pieces in the Limited Edition. The image has officially been retired.

There are two gallery holds that may be available by request...

The Spirit Of Ansel Adams | The Nature Of Black And White Fine Art
Who Was Ansel Adams?

  Ansel Easton Adams (February 20, 1902 – April 22, 1984) was a landscape photographer and environmentalist known for his black-and-white images of the American West...

Why I ditched the Fuji GFX100 and bought the Sony A7R IV

Disclaimers & What Matters To Me

   Let me start this off with a few disclaimers. First off, this post is not meant to persuade you in any way, or to keep you from throughly enjoying your camera of choice...

The Art Of Selling Fine Art Without Selling Your Soul
So you want to sell your photography do you?

Well, get in line. In the last five years alone there have been an estimated 75.3 million DSLR and Mirrorless cameras sold worldwide. Combine that will the fact that a large majority of people think owning a cell phone magically transforms them into a photographer and you have a serious number of shutter fingers out there...

Larson-Juhl Moulding | ChromaLuxe Framed Fine Art Prints

  For the past six years I have offered ChromaLuxe Aluminum Fine Art prints to my clients around the world. ChromaLuxe is an aluminum substrate with a very fine multiple layer polymer finish that contains a specialized, formulated coating providing the foundation for a visually stunning and durable fine art print...

Portland Japanese Garden: Amazing Fine Art

In 1958, Portland became a sister city to Sapporo, Japan, helping to create a broad interest in Japanese culture. Soon after, several business leaders and the Mayor of Portland decided it would be wonderful for Portland to have a traditional Japanese Garden...

Acrylic, Metal or Paper? The Best Fine Art Print Mediums Explained
Acrylic, Metal or Photographic Paper? The Best  Fine Art Print Mediums Explained

These days, you can have your photographs printed onto almost anything. Care to see your photos printed on a natural plank of wood freshly cut from a tree? No problem...

The Best 2018 Landscape & Nature Photography Gallery Quality Art
My Top 10 Fine Art Nature Photographs Of 2018 | The Year In Review

Each year around this time I take a look back on the past twelve months and consider the body of work I have produced since last January...

Fine Art Photography As An Investment

There are two distinct but quite different types of people who purchase artwork of any variety including fine art photography, the connoisseur and the collector. There are yet others who are a combination of the two that appreciate beautiful art, a great value and the opportunity to see a return on their investment...

Peter Lik's Photography & Print Style
Who is Peter Lik?

Peter Lik (born 1959) is a photographer from Australia, best known for his nature and panoramic landscape images. With at least 13 galleries currently operating across the US, many in high traffic vacation destinations, there has been an increased interest in his work in recent years...

Surround Art International Fine Art Gallery
SurroundArt 

In early August 2017, I was contacted by a gentleman named Evgeni Vertkov, who came to America in 1993 and in chasing the American dream, became a citizen...

Peter Lik Phantom | The Most Expensive Photo Of All Time?
The Most Expensive Photos Of All Time

 The seven photographs listed below are the reported highest grossing photographs ever sold as of 2019. Five of them were sold at auction by Christie's, one by Sotheby's and the most expensive one...

Interior Design: The Visual Impact Of Fine Art Photography

Interior Design: The Impact Of Fine Art Nature Photography In Your Home Or Office

 Art Industry experts agree that two-dimensional wall art now, more than ever, holds a critical role in creating visually impactful interior design...