Gary Wagner

"I find the creation of photographic art today to offer endless possibilities for creativity and the making and sharing of visual art. As an artist, I try to not only pay respect to the natural order and beauty of the earth but also to show my vision of the land, sea, and light."

Yosemite Falls Supreme - Photograph 16 x 20 in.

American photographer, Gary Wagner’s work has been recognized in exhibitions in many galleries and in publications. He has won numerous awards, including Best of Show for two years at the Sacramento Fine Art Center, California State Fair Fine Art Exhibit, Best of Show, and received awards for ten years annually in Black and White magazine.

Most recently, Wagner published two books by Amherst Media “iPhone Photography for Everybody, Black and White Landscape Techniques” and “Digital Black and White Landscape Photography, Fine Art Techniques from Camera to Print”. He has also authored three self-published books: 'Sierra Nevada Mountains', 'Redwood Coast: Sea and Land' and 'Iceland: Forces of Nature'.

Gary Wagner's professional career spans more than four decades and includes, fine art, portrait, and commercial photography.

"My knowledge, expertise, and enthusiasm for the photographic image enabled me to successfully teach theory and technique at the college level and seminars in Europe on the English country landscape. I am fluent with all film formats, from 35mm to 8x10, and I have now embraced the digital image and the ever-changing environment of photography in the current technological age."

Gary Wagner completed his Master’s in Photography at Brooks Institute, Santa Barbara, CA, USA.

Clouded Light - Photograph 16 x 20 in.
Dream View - Photograph 16 x 20 in.
Dune View - Photograph 16 x 20 in.
Morning Skies - Photograph 16 x 20 in.

This review was published by Circle Foundation for the Arts © CFA Press ∙ Images are courtesy of the artist


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