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Capturing our outer world differently to view our inner world more clearly.

Photo art prints with an
abstract point of view.

A message of "hi" on a stump left after a forest fire in Colorado.
“Each contact with a human being is so rare, so precious, one should preserve it.” –Anais Nin. Photo by Ann Newman.

A month after a forest fire in Summit County, Colorado, I hiked this trail. Slurry still stained the stumps and ground. Many of the burned trees had been chainsawed and cut into chunks. Yet as I walked through this wasteland, I saw signs of life. Small green stems pushing through carbonized debris, ants with an urgency rebuilding their area, and then this abbreviated message. I pictured a small child writing with ash, and the sweet smile on their face as they crouched down low. A mom or dad calling from down the path for them to hurry up. I just wish I could say hello back.

Ann Newman

Have questions about “what was I thinking” when I took a photo?

A single snowy white egret waits watchfully in a tree top with focus. Zen-like clean setting symbolizing a clear mind.
“A Clear Mind” by Ann Newman.

“Photography makes one conscious of beauty everywhere, even in the simplest things, even in what is often considered commonplace or ugly. Yet nothing is really ‘ordinary’, for every fragment of the world is crowned with wonder and mystery, and a great and surprising beauty.”



As an abstract photo artist, this is my favorite inspirational quote from Alvin Langdon Coburn, 1978. “Alvin Langdon Coburn, Photographer: An Autobiography with Over 70 Reproductions of His Works”, p. 80, Courier Corporation. Coburn began taking disorienting photos in 1917 and is considered the father of abstract photo art.

Interested in an art piece but want it in a size or style not shown?

A close up of ocean waves crashing and revealing a heart shape.
“Heart Opening” abstract ocean wall art by Ann Newman.

Hi there! Let’s talk. If you have any questions, or perhaps suggestions, feel free to drop me a line. If you don’t get an answer immediately, I might just be working behind my camera, trying to wrestle another abstract. I’ll get back to you as soon as I can. Promise!

Ann

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