Photography is an integral part of my life. Each image captured attempts to take the viewer on a journey, to transport them to that place of wonder and grandeur as I experienced it, to feel the sense of awe, beauty and peacefulness.
As a boy growing up in rural Michigan, I had many chances to take long, slow walks in the forest, soaking in all the beauty a child sees in nature. Now I use photography to slow down life and try to take in all that nature has to offer as I once did those many years ago.
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a self-taught photographer and have studied the photographic process for over 40 years. My interest includes the digital realm where my technical background lets me exploit all that the camera can capture.
Throughout my travels, I try to bring back and share a vision of some of the awe-inspiring vistas I encounter. No matter where you are in the world, nature’s extraordinary beauty is around every corner.
I believe that great images are always around us. They are ours to capture with our vision and share with the world.
August House Studio. Chicago. October 7th â€“ October 28th
â€śREAL SURREALâ€ť A two person show of Photography and Photo-related works by Nancy Bechtol David Bechtol. The gallery will be divided in half. The photo-manipulated experimental works of Nancy Bechtol on the â€śSURREALâ€ť side and David Bechtolâ€™s majestic art photography on the â€śREALâ€ť side. Both individually have over 40 years of workhistory in the media. Ceiling video projection for the opening. Opening Reception, October 7, 2016. 6-9 PM.
Curated by Marya Veeck.
Bloomingdale Park District Museum August 20th â€“ September 24th 2016
Chicago Society of Artists members exhibition â€“ â€śMetaphorâ€ť
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