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John Gessner

Being in nature fills me up, invigorates me, and instills calm. Photography allows me to clear my mind of everything else and focus on the scene before me, soaking up all of the details to be found in nature.

Above all else, I am simply:

A seer. A dreamer. A kid full of wonder.

All of the images on my website are available for purchase as matted prints, gallery wraps or for commercial license.

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2014 Crooked Tree Arts Center Juried Photography Exhibition (Petoskey, MI)
- "Reflecting" - best in show

- City Opera House featured artist - March 2013

2012 Charlevoix Circle of Arts Photography Contest
- "Off the Point" - best in category (photographic art)
- "The Sun Sets on Winter" - honorable mention (realistic photography)

2012 Art of the Watershed Photography Contest
- Submissions won special recognition and awarded 2013 exhibition

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