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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Join me Photographing in the French Riviera this September
28th February 2015
September 13 - 20 come explore the French Riviera with acclaimed photographer Mary Louise Ravese. Learn how to shoot like a travel photographer, capturing the grand vistas, quiet back streets, glamor of the nightlife and sweet moments of life that convey a sense of this part of the world. More information and online registration
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Featured Artist Reception at Arts in the Village Gallery is postponed to Saturday Feb. 28th
21st February 2015
The reception for my Featured Artist exhibit "Romancing Nature" has been postponed due to weather. The reception has been rescheduled to take place Saturday February 28th from 6 - 8 pm at Arts in the Village Gallery. Please note the exhibit concludes on February 28th.
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Through February, Mary Louise is a featured artist at Arts in the Village Gallery, Leesburg, VA
15th January 2015

Romancing Nature — an exhibit by Mary Louise Ravese and Kate Williams

In Feburary, Arts in the Village Gallery presents "Romancing Nature", a Featured Artist Exhibit showcasing new works by photographer Mary Louise Ravese and painter Kate Williams

Meet the artists and enjoy a glass of wine and refreshments during a free, open to the public reception on Saturday, February 21st, from 5 – 8 p.m.

Arts in the Village Gallery
1601 Village Market Blvd. Suite #116
Leesburg, VA 20175
Open: Daily 10 am - 9 pm, Sun. 12 - 6 pm
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Join Mary Louise photographing in Tuscany in May 2015
15th January 2015
Mary Louise will be returning to Italy again this spring. Join her as she explores some of her favorite parts of Tuscany with a small group of only 6 photographers May 14 - 24. Register by March 14th to save $200 on your workshop registration.
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Mystical Sunrise Nature
(Contains 16 photos)
Divine Geometry Travel
(Contains 14 photos)
Luminous Swirl Creative
(Contains 17 photos)