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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Our next show is in Mount Gretna, PA
01st August 2014
Our next show is coming up August 16 and 17 in Mount Gretna, PA (exit 6 off I-76) between Harrisburg and Lancaster. Mary Louise will be part of the 40th annual Mount Gretna Outdoor Art Show. The show features 260 juried exhibitors. Come visit the Bella Vista Photography booth #40 on Pennsylvania Ave. near Carnegie Ave.
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Bella Vista Photography is participating in the Western Loudoun Artists Studio Tour June 21-22
01st June 2014
Bella Vista Photography is one of over 60 artists studios opening their doors to visitors during the Western Loudoun Artists Studio Tour the weekend of June 21 -22, 2014.

This is the first time the studio will be open to the public for the tour. We will have a broad selection of work from framed fine art photography to matted works and note cards. Read more for our studio only special offers.
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Mary Louise selected to judge the Nature Visions Photography exhibit this year
16th May 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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Digital Photography Essentials - a popular 3 hr private lesson option
01st January 2014
For those short on time, Mary Louise's 3 hr Digital Photography Essentials private lesson session helps people understand the essential camera settings to effectively use their digital camera off automatic/program mode. A great quick start option for those with a new camera they are unfamiliar with.
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