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Alan Kepler

Alan Kepler - Fine Art Photography

Citrus Heights, CA

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I love Photographing the natural landscape as well as a variety of other scenes in our world. I have been photographing for 9 years. I have witnessed the simple grandeur of creation and the miracles that surround us in the natural world. Many of my photographic images capture the magic of the wilderness, pure and simple. In fact, I never uses color filters to enhance the images or modify them to be more than what I witnessed at the moment the shutter was snapped.

CAMERA EQUIPMENT
My cameras of choice are the recently infrared converted Canon 5D Mark II and Canon 5D mark III 21 and 22 megapixel full frame cameras. I also use a medium format Pentax 67 II and a large format Toyo Field 45AX.

EXPRESSIVE PHILOSOPHY
When using photo editing software, it is important to express or interpret what was captured, in a creative yet naturalistic way.
Ansel Adams wrote "Many consider my photographs to be in the "realistic" category. Actually, what reality they have is in their optical-image accuracy, their values are definitely "departures from reality." The viewer may accept them as realistic because the visual effect may be plausible, but if it were possible to make direct visual comparison with the subjects, the differences would be startling. We know that musicianship is not merely rendering the notes accurately, but performing them with the appropriate sensitivity and imaginative communication. The performance of a piece of music, like the printing of a negative, may be of great variety and yet retain the essential concepts." The Negative Print - Ansel Adams

 

Latest Work

Custom Digital Mat or Mat and Frame Samples

Artistic Interpretation

Black and White

Bodie Ghost Town

Car Lovers

Coastal Wonders

Inspirational

Infrared

Lighthouses

Miscellaneous

Mountains

Nostalgic Signs

Oh Canada

Solid Rocks

Streams Rivers and Lakes

Texture

Trees

Vietnam

Angkor Wat

Waterfalls