RANDY BOTT FINE ART NATURE AND LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY BLOGS (Randy bott photography)

Welcome to Randy Bott's Nature and Landscape Photography Blog. Here you will find all things photography related such as trip reports, photography tools, printing, post processing and other photography related tips. Some you may find useful, others you may wonder why I wrote them. Either way, enjoy the blog posts and if you have any questions, please reach out through my Contact page and I will get back to as soon as I can.

WHAT MAKES A GOOD BLACK AND WHITE PHOTO
Seattle, Washington
BLACK AND WHITE FINE ART PHOTOGRAPHY

As I have gotten more into black and white photography, I have learned many things. The biggest one is that most black and white photos are different levels of grey...

LIMITED EDITION FALL COLOR PRINTS FOR YOUR HOME OR OFFICE GALLERY
Seattle, Washington
CHOOSING FALL COLOR FINE ART PRINTS

Now that fall is here, Instagram or Facebook feeds are full of fall color photographs. Think how nice it would be to have some of those images at home. The air is colder, days are shorter and curling up on the couch with a cup of hot chocolate sure seems nice...

INFRARED ART FOR YOUR HOME GALLERY
Seattle, Washington
SURREAL INFRARED LIMITED EDITION PHOTOGRAPHS

As your are building an art gallery inside your home or office, having something different can be challenging. Most people seem to have similar art and for good reason...

PURCHASING LIMITED EDITION PRINTS
Seattle, Washington
WHY PURCHASE LIMITED EDITION FINE ART PRINTS?

Limited Edition prints for sale, while not unique one off art pieces like sculptures or paintings, are original works of art. Once the edition sells out, no more will be produced by the artist...

HOW TO LIGHT YOUR PREMIUM FINE ART PRINTS
Seattle, Washington
BEST WAYS TO PROPERLY LIGHT YOUR FINE ART PRINTS

Now that you have purchased a fine art prints and hung it on the wall, how should you add light to make the prints stand out? You could stand there and shine a flashlight on the art but your arm will get tired and the batteries may die...

PRINTING ON ALUMINUM METAL
Seattle, Washington
WHY CHOOSE METAL FOR FINE ART PRINTS

Metal prints are made by applying the image onto an aluminum substrate. The process starts by printing the image on a transfer paper such as Fujiflex Crystal Archive, printing directly onto the metal, or using dye sublimation inks...