Mount Baker Vision Clinic Fine Art Installation

Healthcare Fine Art Installation

Healthcare Fine Art Installation

Mount Baker Vision Clinic Fine Art Installation

In this post I’d like to illustrate the benefits of fine art imagery for interiors.  Many studies have shown that landscape and nature images bring warmth, and beauty into many interiors. In addition to these qualities they can also add a sense of calm and healing in healthcare facilities. These are some of the reasons why many hospitals and clinics choose artworks of the natural world for their facilities.

Mount Baker Vision Clinic Fine Art Installation

Recently I had the opportunity to provide fine art display prints for a clinic in Bellingham, Washington. The Mount Baker Vision Clinic was in the process of a major renovation. As part of their remodel they needed to update the artwork on their walls. The owners wanted to keep a Northwest theme, and therefore selected images mostly from nearby locations.

After a series of consultations they selected eleven images for their lobby and exam room corridors. All of the images were finished in a classic fine art print manner. Framed* in black brushed aluminum, archival mounting, with double mats using 4ply archival museum board, and non-reflective glass. Looking at the photos in this post, you can see how this traditional style of presentation has maintained the tone in the clinic, as well as adding a degree of elegance.
*Professional framing provided by Bellingham Frameworks.

Mount Baker Vision Clinic Fine Art Installation

Similarly, my images can enhance your interior spaces, whether it is a private residence, business office, healthcare facility, or lodging facility. In addition to traditional Paper Prints, I also offer Gallery Canvas Wraps, Metal Prints, and Lumachrome Acrylic Prints. Please check out the prints page for pricing and more information on the benefits of each style.

Mount Baker Vision Clinic Fine Art Installation

Mount Baker Vision Clinic Fine Art Installation

Mount Baker Vision Clinic Fine Art Installation

Mount Baker Vision Clinic Fine Art Installation

All interiors provided courtesy of the Mount Baker Vision Clinic.

Healthcare Fine Art Installation

Minimalism Photography Gallery

Minimalism Photography Gallery


Lake Superior twilight Whitefish Point, Michigan Minimalism Photography Gallery
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If you browse through my website you’ll see that I employ many different styles of photography. Likewise, I don’t like the idea of limiting myself to one method in photographing landscape and nature. Minimalist photography is one approach that has always inspired me. I love how a simple composition can tell a story.

Consequently, my archives of minimalist photographs continues to grow.  Therefore, I’m presenting a new Minimalist Photography Gallery showcasing this evocative style. Most of the images in this gallery implements elements of earth, sky, and water. In addition, in some photos high key lighting and pastel tones are used to complete the mood. Please take a look when you get a chance. Also, feel free to comment and share with friends and colleagues. Click here to view the gallery.

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What is Minimalism Photography?

Minimalism uses empty spaces, colors, patterns, textures, and shapes. These simple elements properly composed can bring focus to subject. This alone can often be enough to convey a concept, or elicit an emotional response.

Visual noise in today’s world increases every day. Images overwhelm us with color, patterns, and information. And they are constantly bombarding us at breakneck speed. All of this can leave a person with a feeling of mental exhaustion. On the other hand, minimalist images can offer a relaxing break from our increasingly stressful world.

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For example, the healthcare industry often displays minimalist artwork  in their facilities. Simple shapes and tones can bring a calming atmosphere to anxious patients. In addition, businesses are also recognizing this benefit. Many offices also use minimalist artwork to relax stressed employees, and increase productivity.

All of the images in this post, and gallery, are available as fine art prints. They are also available for commercial and editorial licensing.

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Want to Learn More?

Would you like to learn more about minimalism photographing? I offer full day, half day, and multi-day photo tours and instruction. Check out my Private Instruction/Tours page for more info, or contact me directly. I would love to help you take your photography to the next level and shoot like a pro!

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Alan Crowe Photography

New Website Alan Crowe Photography

New Website Alan Crowe Photography

Alan Crowe Photography

 

I’m excited to announce that I just launched a new website. With the title Alan Crowe Photography, this new website is dedicated to selling fine art prints.  I believe you will find this site simple, clean, functional, and easy to navigate, with a high degree of usability. I also hope you will find many images that will inspire you to place my photography in your home or office!

To clarify, Alan Crowe and Alan Majchrowicz are the same person.  Alan Crowe is a somewhat distilled version of my name. I just removed the first and last syllables and added an e to the middle syllable. In case you are wondering, Majchrowicz is pronounced muh-CROWvitch.

New Features

Since this new site focuses solely on fine art prints I want to make a clear distinction between the two. My other website still exists under the same name and will continue to offer photography for commercial stock licensing, along with fine art prints.

On this new website there are several features which aim to improve the user experience. First is a more streamlined method of purchasing prints. All photos are no more than a click away from purchasing. There is now a Lightbox feature where you can add photos selected for later review and purchase. A new page called In-Situ helps you envision what my images look like in several different interior scenarios. Another new features is the FAQ page. Here you can find on one page answers to common questions, such as shipping and print materials. Bringing the site together is a clean uncluttered look with photos organized into galleries with distinct categories.

Take a few minutes to browse through my new website, and feel free to contact me if you see anything that isn’t functioning properly or needs correction.

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Creative Roots

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This new year is marked with an attempt to return to my creative roots. Last year there were many events and signs urging me to review the direction of my photography. I began to realize that over the years I gradually lost touch with my creative side. I was making better images as time went on, but I wasn’t growing creatively. Without actually realizing it, I was following a safe mainstream path and not pushing myself.

Over the past year I began to go through my files looking for images which could be used to illustrate an idea I was forming.  The images appearing in this post represent the beginning of  a project called Poles of Light. In this project I am trying to create images which reflects a character of light present in subject. Since I don’t express myself very well verbally, it’s difficult for me to describe in words exactly what I’m trying to convey. Hopefully I will be able to elaborate on this theme as the project matures. However, for now I will let the images do the talking for me.

 

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