Fine Art Landscape and Wilderness Photography Blog (Oregon)

Welcome to the official blog for Scott Smorra Fine Art Wilderness Photography. I periodically post new articles about how to purchase fine art landscape photography and also tips and tricks to help photographers create compelling images.

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World Wide Wonder - Gallery Show / Print Exhibition - June to August 2022

On June 25, 2022 my "World Wide Wonder" gallery show / print exhibition was hung at the Providence Portland Community Gallery in Portland, Oregon. After a couple of delays, the prints are finally up on the wall! The show features a collection 19 expressive photographs I've created during my journeys throughout the world...

2021 Year in Review | Best Landscape Photos

At the end of every year, I like to spend some time reflecting on my photography. I focus on celebrating the wins and pondering new strategies for the upcoming year. 2021 was another year filled with surprises (I'm looking at you pandemic!), but I'm quite pleased with what I was able to achieve...

Portland Japanese Garden | A Photography Guide

Are you interested in photographing the Portland Japanese Garden? Do you enjoy seeing beautiful pictures of nature? If you answered yes to either of these questions, this article is for you. The article begins with a brief history of the Garden, then discusses photography logistics for landscape / nature photographers and concludes with a collection of tips to help you create compelling photographs in the Garden...

2020 Year in Review | Best Landscape Photos

2020! What a year it’s been! Back in January, I was not expecting a year filled with a viral pandemic, catastrophic wildfires and major social unrest. Despite all of the challenges, I was able to spend a significant amount of time focusing on both the art and marketing sides of photography...