Arshdeep Matharu – New Zealand Fine Art Photographer.. of sorts.

Yet another attempt to define art.

  A Google search for “what is art” yields 1.4 billion results. That is billion with a b. It is painstakingly obvious that there are an incredible number of voices and opinions out there on what constitutes as art and what doesn’t. Being mindful of the sea of noise that is already on this topic out there and being fully aware of the irony of the situation, I tentatively add my drops of opinion to the sea. The most succinct […]

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Impressionist Landscapes – Image 1 and 2

I am pleased to be able to share first two images of my latest personal project – Impressionist Landscapes. These two images have already become personal favourites and I am confident that they will make 2 of final 16. There are few other images too that were taken at the same shoot but at this stage I am not sure if I will include them in the final 16.

Personal Project – Impressionist Landscapes

It is hard for me to put the definition in words – but let  me try. Impressionism, to me at least, is a form of art that conveys an emotion without the distraction of details. It is the expression between the lines. In elementary terms, it is photograph attempts to make an emotional impression on the viewer. I’ve always enjoyed impressionist photography but almost always rejected it as ‘not really photography’ or just as bit of a joke. It is […]

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Gold Coast Streets

Recently, I had a chance to travel to Gold Coast on a holiday. These images were taken during the trip. Let me know what you think of them!