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Create a scene.

 

Fine art prints are the perfect scene stealing imagery to make people stop and stare. Choose from beautiful hand-crafted canvas wraps and metal prints. The brilliance of metal prints is unparalleled! Using an innovative dye sublimation process, the images are printed directly onto high quality aluminum for a clean and lasting finish.

 

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Nearly a decade of

Bicycle Landscapes!

 

I am humbled and excited to share this video explaining my journey of creating Bicycle Landscapes over the past 10 years. There are so many people to thank for supporting me along the way. I am grateful for God, my amazing family and all my wonderful friends that have done so much for me. I hope you enjoy this video and it inspires you to follow your own passions no matter what life throws at you.

Todd Van Fleet: Artist's Statement

 

There was a time in everyone’s life when riding a bike meant freedom; relaxing at whatever little oasis you could pedal off to. That feeling inspires me to create Bicycle Landscapes: photographs of graceful American landscapes accented with the timeless form of vintage cruiser bicycles.

 

Bicycles embody a carefree lifestyle of well-being. To ride a bike is to be revitalized with the joy of childhood: the wind in your hair, the natural world at your fingertips. And yet, for all this, a bicycle is calming; a respite from highways, rush hours, and talk radio.

 

Bicycle Landscapes highlight the true vibrancy of color and texture in our world, enhanced by the human patterns, color, and form intrinsic to a bicycle. Each bicycle determines its own landscape. Each bicycle carries its own echo of adventure. Traditional landscapes focus only on the beauty in nature, Bicycle Landscapes offer a unique vision of the beautiful connection between humans and the natural world.

 

Bicycle Landscapes are a call to leave behind the sidewalk, leave behind the mundane and step into the peaceful wonder of our world. The bicycle in each photograph moves me to imagine escaping the stress of life to breathe deeply of an aspen forest, to splash playfully around a waterfall, or to stand silently in awe of the mountains of Colorado. Who rode to that far-flung mountain? That flower-specked meadow? Why not me?

Todd at work capturing an image in Arizona's "Owl Canyon". Owl Canyon is a remote location that requires special access as well as a Native American guide to take you into the canyon.

 

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