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 art show is the weekend of Aptil 29 - May 1 in Timonium, MD
02nd April 2016
Our next show is the weekend of April 29 - May 1 in Timonium, MD (near Baltimore). Mary Louise will be returning to the Maryland State Fairgrounds to be part of the popular Sugarloaf Crafts Festival . See Mary Louise's new work from this year as well as new images from France, California and Italy at the show. Come visit the Bella Vista Photography booth #282
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Upcoming May Workshop: Photographing the Best of Tuscany with Optional Excursion to the Cinque Terre
23rd December 2015
May 2016 join professional photographer Mary Louise Ravese photographing the quintessential Tuscany experience in a small group photography workshop. Extend your trip with an optional 3-night trip to the Cinque Terre. Refine your skills, learn new techniques and come home with some great photographs and stories. Save $200 when you register by March 18, 2016!
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Mary Louise to teach 2 photography classes this spring at Shenandoah University
20th December 2015
Mary Louise to teach two classes: "Digital Photography: Fundamentals for Beginners" and "Using Adobe Lightroom to Organize, Edit and Share Your Photographs" in March / April at the Center for Lifelong Learning at Shenandoah University in Winchester, VA.
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Mary Louise invited to judge Gaithersburg Camera Club competition
15th November 2015
February 22, 2016 Mary Louise will be judging the Gaithersburg Camera Club's photography competition
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Rosey Reflection Creative
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