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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Learn how to use a "digital darkroom" to edit your photographs
25th May 2016
Start summer organized and ready for lots of photography. The weekend of June 25-26 Mary Louise will be teaching a day and a half class on using Adobe Lightroom to organize, edit and share your photographs. Adobe Lightroom is a leading software application designed to handle the full photography workflow from organizing images, to editing images (a.k.a the digital darkroom), to sharing images by preparing them for print, slideshow, web page or book. This introductory class is for those who are interested in learning the basics of how to organize and edit their images using Adobe Lightroom software.
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Show your camera who is boss - learn how to use it beyond just auto/program modes
24th May 2016
This summer learn the essential camera settings in an afternoon. This introductory class on Sunday July 17th is for people with a digital camera who are interested in learning how to successfully use their camera beyond automatic / program modes. Master these five settings and you'll be well on your way to photographing with greater confidence and more reliable results.
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Our next art show is the weekend of July 30-31 in Wilmington, DE
01st May 2016
Our next show is the weekend of July 30-31 in Wilmington, DE. Mary Louise will be returning to the Chase Center on the Riverfront to be part of the popular Pennsylvania Guild Fine Craft Fair See Mary Louise's new work from this year at the show. Come visit the Bella Vista Photography booth
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Waves of Grain Nature
(Contains 17 photos)
Palace Doorway Travel
(Contains 19 photos)
Circular Reference Creative
(Contains 17 photos)