Max Foster Fine Art Photography Blog (Fine art photography)

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Travel the World Through Fine Art

Art is a universal unifier, a mode of expression that transcends language, time, and place. The paintings, sculptures, and scribbles of humans born centuries ago inform much of what we know about the past and have helped to influence our lives today...

Can Nature Be Abstract?
An Introduction to Abstract Nature Photography

When you hear the words “abstract art” what do you imagine? Maybe a color-block painting, the splatter work of Jackson Pollock, or the cubism techniques popularized by artists like Braque and Picasso...

7 Fascinating Fine Art Photographs of Trees

Trees are a fascinating subject for nature photographers, full of mystery, rich history, and unique forms that offer endless possibilities for an artist to feel inspired...

Poster vs. Fine Art Print - The Differences Explained

What is the difference between a poster and a fine art print? This is a commonly asked question and for those not actively involved in creating, collecting or studying art it may be confusing...

Understanding Photographic Paper Finishes

Before you begin printing, you’ll need to choose the type of paper you want to use as the print medium. The three main types are matte, glossy and luster. Which you choose will have a dramatic impact on how your image appears when printed...

Great Big Canvas? No Thanks!

When it comes to buying wall art online, it seems the possibilities are endless. A Google search for “Wall Art” returns 4.2 billion results! Nonetheless, there are a handful of wall art sellers that consistently show up on page one of Google...

Bestselling Landscape Photos of 2021

2021 was a fantastic year for Max Foster Photography as it was my bestselling year to date, doubling sales over the previous year! It was exciting to produce new visually diverse images for my portfolio and rewarding to have publications such as National Geographic and Outdoor Photographer publish my images...

The Rule Of Thirds in Photography Explained

The Rule Of Thirds is a technique photographers often use without realizing it because it is taught from the beginning as a fundamental for basic photographic composition...

Backlit Style Acrylic Prints Explained
What Are "Backlit" Style Acrylic Prints?

Backlit style acrylic prints are known for their three dimensional or "backlit" appearance which is the result of the printing and mounting techniques in combination with proper lighting of the artwork in a dim gallery space...

Ansel Adams: The Most Famous Black and White Landscape Photographer

When people think of black and white landscape photography they often think of one man: Ansel Adams. His works have helped to inspire generations of photographers. But just what makes Ansel Adams so celebrated and influential? The following post delves more into Ansel Adams life and his legacy...

10 Breathtaking Tree Tunnels Around the World

Tree tunnels are a beautiful blend of natural and manmade elements. Although they take many shapes and sizes, each has its own character and charm. At their most fundamental level, tree tunnels are simply trees growing in a long row on both sides of a walkway, street or drive...

What is Fine Art Photography?
Fine Art Photography & Museum Quality Photographic Prints Explained

The term fine art photography is used widely these days, but what does it actually mean? Does fine art speak to the quality of the piece, or perhaps the genre of the photograph itself? While there are no absolute definitions, the terms fine art photography and fine art photographic prints are both rooted in history and have been used by photographers for years from the greats such as Ansel Adams and Galen Rowell to current artists such as Peter Lik and me...

The Benefits of Nature Photography Artwork
Nature Photography Can Reduce Stress & Promote Health

Artwork in homes or businesses is often chosen to complement the décor, bring back memories, evoke a certain feeling or to simply fill blank wall space...