Welcome to Bella Vista Photography, a site showcasing the work of professional photographer Mary Louise Ravese. We specialize in fine art photography with unique images reflecting the beauty of nature. From bold and striking to mellow and contemplative, the range of our photographic compositions offers something to complement every room of a home, office, or other setting. Purchase prints and note cards online or at one of our featured galleries or art shows.

In addition, we offer photography workshops and private lessons for those wishing to expand their knowledge of photography. From 2 hr private sessions to week-long workshops in photogenic locations across the US and overseas, we provide a range of offerings to suit the beginner to advanced photographer.

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Mary Louise's "Spirals" photograph wins Best-in Show at "Black & White" exhibit
11th January 2015

"Spirals", a black and white photography by Mary Louise Ravese wins Best-in Show at the "Black & White" exhibit currently on display at the Franklin Park Arts Center in Purcellville, VA. The show is on display until February 9th.
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Get creative this winter with our series of Abstract Photography Workshops
29th December 2014
Get your creativity flowing with our Saturday afternoons Abstract Photography sessions in January. This intermediate level workshop is for those who understand basic digital SLR camera use and are looking for a creative challenge, unique photo opportunities and to expand the vision of their "photographer's eye". The workshop is divided into 3 self contained sessions, each one concentrating on a different technique: unique reflections, light painting, bubble-mania. Take 1 session or all 3 and save $. Register by January 4th for a discount! Space is limited, act now.
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Our next and final show for 2014 is in Morristown, NJ
01st December 2014
Our next show is coming up the weekend of December 12- 14 in Morristown, NJ at the National Guard Armory. Mary Louise will be part of the Holiday CRAFT Morristown a Fine and Functional Art Show. Come visit the Bella Vista Photography booth, and see Mary Louise's new work from Italy!
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Mary Louise selected to judge the Nature Visions Photography exhibit this year
16th September 2014
Mary Louise Ravese has been invited to be on the judging panel for this year's Nature Visions Photography Exhibit, a feature of the annual Photography Expo taking place November 14 -16 at the Hylton Performing Arts Center, Manassas, Virginia.
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