How Does Nature Impact Our Wellbeing?

Being in nature, or even viewing scenes of nature, reduces anger, fear, and stress and increases pleasant feelings. Exposure to nature not only makes you feel better emotionally, it contributes to your physical wellbeing, reducing blood pressure, heart rate, muscle tension, and the production of stress hormones. Although our Durango gallery is temporarily closed to help minimize the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, we are open for business online and by telephone or email:  Browse our online fine-art nature photography […]

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Photography Tours

Visiting Durango? How about a private half-day or full-day photography tour with Frank Comisar, Durango’s own internationally collected fine-art nature photographer: Shoot with a pro Private and customizable Photograph some of Frank’s favorite local spots Learn to make better photographs Develop your creative vision Beginner or advanced Tailored to your specific interests Learn to take control of your camera Fun and inspirational Private photography tours are a perfect for the beginner or advanced photographer. Join Frank to shoot some of his […]

New for Summer!

A local icon; Engineer Mountain rises to 12,968′. It dominates your view as you drive US Highway 550 between Durango and Silverton. Our newest release is available in multiple sizes and finishes. Click here for more information.

New Release – Canyon Clearing

Scenic Aperture is proud to announce the release of Canyon Clearing – a pristine winter scene at the south rim of the Grand Canyon in Arizona. Dye sublimation prints on aluminum of Canyon Clearing are available in three sizes. Prints arrive ready to hang; no frame necessary. Canyon Clearing is available for purchase at Scenic Aperture’s Durango gallery or online. Order your print today!

New for Summer 2016

Scenic Aperture is pleased to announce two new fine-art photography prints for summer 2016. Both are available in three sizes and three finishes. Visit our Durango Gallery or shop online. Flat rate shipping available for any U.S. address.

First Anniversary Celebration!

We would like to thank our loyal customers, friends, and neighbors who made the first year of our Durango Gallery a resounding success. Without you, it would not have been possible. Please join us for a reception and unveiling of “Guarding Shiprock” from 6:00 to 9:00 PM on May 28, 2016 at 708 Main Ave. in Durango. To commemorate our anniversary, we are proud to announce the release of “Guarding Shiprock” by nationally and internationally collected photographer, Frank Comisar. This 24×36 fine-art dye sublimation print […]

Late Cancellation . . .

Two spots have opened up . . . Unfortunately, a workshop client has just been diagnosed with a serious illness and has had to cancel their workshop reservations. This has opened up two spots in each of our 2016 Ancient Migration and 2016 Exotic Birds of the Prairie workshops. Ancient Migration runs March 29-31 and Exotic Birds of the Prairie runs March 31 to April 3. Package deals are available. Shoot me an email ASAP if you’re interested – or go online to register.

Autumn 2015 – New Releases

Scenic Aperture is pleased to announce the release of four new fine-art photography prints. Each is printed directly on metal and available in three sizes. Prints arrive fully assembled and ready to hang on your wall.   Lone Aspen Metal Float Mount 16×14 $289 | 20×30 $489 | 24×36 $689 Buy   Aspen Valley Metal Float Mount 16×14 $289 | 20×30 $489 | 24×36 $689 Buy     Heading to Telluride Metal Float Mount 12×36 $369 | 20×30 $1,229 | […]

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Compelling Landscape Photographs – Six Essential Ingredients

There are basically two types of customers who visit my Durango gallery. The first are seeking artwork for their home or office. The second describe themselves as aspiring photographers seeking inspiration or advice. Whether they are interested in purchasing an image or creating their own, both types are interested in compelling landscape photographs. Invariably, I find myself engaged in a conversation about what what goes into making compelling landscapes. Of course there is no definitive answer. However, there is a basic recipe successful photographers use, in addition to […]