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Elaine Belvin’s interest in photography was sparked by the beautiful landscapes she and her husband saw while hiking in the American Southwest. After a long career in Information Technology, photography is now her focus and hiking gives her access to remarkable sites.  Elaine brings a combination of artistic and technological skills to her images. She uses the camera as a tool to create works of art that capture an expression, a mood, a natural geometry, an exceptional quality of light, or a striking color palette. Computer technology helps her to transform what the camera captured into what she saw in her mind’s eye. It is this combination of artistic and computer skills that shapes the final product. Through photography, she has discovered a way of expressing and representing the things that touch her and hopefully, touch others.

Elaine’s portfolio includes nature, wildlife and vintage images from the American Southwest, Africa, and other travel destinations. Her photographic work has consistently been recognized for its excellence since she began, winning the top awards in camera club and gallery exhibits. It is currently on display at the Sedona Arts Center Gallery.
She moved to Sedona late in 2012 from New York with her husband, Bill, who is also an accomplished photographer

AWARDS

 2016 First Place ‘Feathers and Fur’ Exhibit Glendale Galleria
 2015 First Place Rotating Category Print – ACCC
 2015 Third Place Professional Photographers– Sedona Arts Center Members’  Show
 2014 Second Place Emerging Photographers – Sedona Arts Center Members’ Show
 2013 Best of Show – Sedona Camera Club Juried Exhibition, Sedona  PhotoFest
 2013 Best of Year Digital – Sedona Camera Club
 2012 Best of Year Color Print – Manhasset Great Neck Camera Club
 2011 First Place – Chasing the Light Juried Competition
 2011 Best of Year Digital – Manhasset Great Neck Camera Club