Robert Park…”Explorer of Light” is regarded as one of the finest large format landscape photographers in the world and offers his stunning enlargements in limited editions at The Natural Wonders Gallery. Robert is widely known for his mastery of color and composition, creating enlargements that draw the viewer into the discovery of the original moment. A native of New Jersey, Robert relocated to Utah to capture the unparalleled light and drama of the Colorado Plateau. Leaving behind a 14-year career as an industrial designer, he started Plateau Light Gallery at Zion National Park in 2001 and a second gallery in 2006 located in St. George Utah. Robert chooses to use large format 5×7 inch transparency type (slide) film to yield artwork that is the equivalent of his artistic vision. Robert continuously explores the Southwest with his large format plate style camera. He uses several different cameras but his preferred camera is a 1904 vintage, Seneca 5×7 wooden field camera which is hand crafted from the finest mahogany wood available and the manufacturers label is made of an imported ivory obtained at the turn of the century. His custom made panoramic format film is hand cut by Robert himself and is extremly rare and unique. Photographing at the edge of light and weather, Robert brings us his masterful creations. Robert’s work has been featured in numerous national publications including Kiplinger’s magazine, Forbes, Cerca magazine, Teldon Publications, Great Mountain West, Gannett publications, and as numerous souvenir items. Robert is regarded as one of the finest large format landscape photographers in the West and his work is collected across the globe. Robert offers his stunning enlargements in limited editions to enthusiasts of nature and beauty of which, only 100 collectors in the world will have the opportunity to own one. His photographs are recognized throughout the world for their mastery of color, composition, and reverence for the spirit of the land. He is best known for his expressive environmental portraits which capture the drama, emotion, and power of the natural world. The final product, the print, is the ultimate manifestation of all the technical processes, artistic intent, and most of all the preservation of a singular moment in natural history. Therefore, all of Robert’s artwork is crafted using only the finest process, technology, and archival museum materials. By utilizing the finest precision measuring instruments and the highest quality materials we are able to achieve all of our goals except the realization of the artistic vision, which will always be the sole realm of the artist’s experience.