ARFphotography

Art Photography by Ann (R) Fischer

Pomona, Illinois 44 Sales On Etsy since 2011

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ARFphotography

Art Photography by Ann (R) Fischer

Pomona, Illinois | 44 Sales

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Ann Fischer

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Ann Fischer

Announcement    • Art photography celebrating unique perspectives on the natural (and fake) world
• Some call me quirky, and to those people I say, "Would you like more ice cream?"
• How to buy stuff on Etsy: www.etsy.com/help/article/339

Announcement

Last updated on Mar 8, 2018

• Art photography celebrating unique perspectives on the natural (and fake) world
• Some call me quirky, and to those people I say, "Would you like more ice cream?"
• How to buy stuff on Etsy: www.etsy.com/help/article/339

About ARFphotography

Sales 44
On Etsy since 2011

In the Moment

As a former academic, I spent most of my adult life being rewarded for overthinking. Steeped in theory and statistics, my world as a researcher was filled with concepts, hypotheses, qualifiers, and decimal points. I loved it. I still love those things.

But/and . . . photography opens me to a different kind of thinking and experiencing. I love the immediacy of visual impact: sensing line, color, pattern, proportion, and rhythm unfiltered, in an instant, with minimal interpretation. As an antidote to overthinking, I aim to see with a “fresh eye,” in the tradition of Miksang contemplative photography.

Conveying all this to an outside viewer using only two dimensions is another matter. It is here on the technical side (“How can I show what I see?”) that I tap my lifelong appreciation for methodical learning, problem-solving, and precision. Although part of me would love to own 200 tricked-out cameras, I don’t. I try to make the kind of images I want by emphasizing composition, using simple gear.

In my photographs, I hope you'll see my appreciation for patterns and surprises, especially in the forests and rolling hills of southern Illinois. In addition to showcasing tiny things exactly as they are in nature, I also love to bring things into the studio and create still life pieces.

I've been taking pictures for, um, a while now and have been featured in solo and group exhibitions since 2011. And . . . I just learned that one of my pieces won First Prize in the 2018 Shrode Photography Competition at Cedarhurst Center for the Arts. I'm also a happy member of Oak Street Art.

For more, see interview at https://shannonbarczakbooks.com/2014/12/11/interview-with-a-photographer-introducing-ann-r-fischer/.

Shop members

  • Ann Fischer

    Owner, Photographer

    Gadabout, provocateur, taker of pictures.

Production partners

  • Professional Photo Lab

    Hunt Valley, Md.

    This professional photo lab creates outstanding, high-quality prints of my original fine art images.

  • Professional Framer

    Lanham, Md.

    They are professional framers, creating a quality finished piece (assembling an archival print with a properly proportioned mat, frame, glazing, and hanging hardware).

Shop policies

Last updated on October 12, 2018
Everyone has a creative spark. How are you tending yours?

Accepted payment methods

Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns, exchanges, and cancellations
Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 days of delivery
Request a cancellation within: 12 hours of purchase
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
Questions about your order?
Please if you have any problems with your order.
Returns and exchange details
I want you to be happy. If you're dissatisfied with the print, please let me know within 48 hours, and we can work out a return or refund.
Payment
● I accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, PayPal, and Etsy gift cards.

● Illinois residents are charged 6.25% sales tax, which will appear automatically in your checkout total. In addition, sales tax laws are changing rapidly. As of 2018, Etsy will be complying by automatically calculating and collecting sales tax for items shipping to Washington state, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, and Minnesota.
Shipping
● Depending on the item ordered (print in stock, print on demand, or framed print), shipping will originate from Illinois, Maryland, or Kentucky. Items will be shipped by the United States Postal Service (USPS), the United Parcel Service (UPS), or Federal Express (FedEx).

● COMBINED SHIPPING: I'm happy to combine shipping when you order several items at one time, as long as they will be finished in the same location. If the shipping cost estimated in your order is higher than the actual cost I pay to ship, I will gladly refund the difference.

● EXPRESS ORDERS: If you need something fast, please contact me at arf.photo.12 [!at] gmail.com to see whether I can meet a tight timeline for a gift. If express shipping is needed and the item readily available, I'd definitely try to help but would need to pass additional shipping charges on to you.

● Although I am usually muvh faster, it is safest to ALLOW 10 BUSINESS DAYS for processing, in addition to actual shipping time, in case I am traveling. Feel free to send me a convo (click "ask a question" button) to get a current processing time estimate for your items (or e-mail arf.photo.12 [at] gmail.com).

● INTERNATIONAL BUYERS, please note: (1) Import duties, taxes, and charges are NOT included in the item price or shipping charges. These charges are the buyer's responsibility. (2) Please check with your country's Customs office to determine what these additional costs will be prior to buying. You may also use this tool to estimate your charges: http://www.dutycalculator.com/new-import-duty-and-tax-calculation/. (3) These charges are normally collected from you by the delivering freight or shipping company or when you pick up the item. These are not additional shipping charges. (4) Seller is not responsible for delivery delays if your package gets stuck in Customs.
Additional policies and FAQs
● PROFESSIONAL PRINTING: Photos will be printed by one of my two favorite professional photo labs.

● PROFESSIONAL FRAMING: If you choose a framed photo, you can expect a top-notch archival print and framing job, done by experienced professional framers.

● NO WATERMARK: The watermark (my name & contact information) will NOT appear on your prints.

● CUSTOM ORDERS available. Please let me know what you have in mind. Check for other photos at www.ARF-photography.com and www.facebook.com/ARFphoto12 and then return to Etsy, so I can prepare a custom listing for you right here.

● SMOKE-FREE processing environments: Woo!