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Gregory Ballos

Gregory Ballos

Bentonville, AR

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Award winning and nationally published photographer specializing in United States urban cityscapes and travel photography. When you buy a piece of my photographic artwork you're buying a collectible fine art image that will last for many years to come. I use Nikon full frame DSLRs with a full range of Nikkor lenses, and post-process my digital captures in Adobe Lightroom & Photoshop to bring to life my artistic creations.

ARTIST STATEMENT: For over a decade, I have been developing my own unique style of fine art photography that seeks to push the boundaries of dynamic light, bold contrasts and ethereal tones. Self-taught in the fields of cityscape and landscape photography, my style has become recognized for capturing nostalgic city skylines, expansive landscapes of the American Southwest as well as old barns and mills that are unfortunately on the brink of extinction.

My passion for art started at a very young age, drawing and painting with my grandmother in her basement. I can vividly remember her teaching me so much about art, and life, but the lesson that has carried over most into my photographic work is how the difference between “good art” and “great art” is often in paying attention to the smallest of details. Taking time to focus on critical aspects others may not even notice at first, but are more and more appreciated with each passing glance.

Like most, academics and athletics took up the bulk of my life until my early twenties – but the passion for creating never faded. At the age of 22, on road trip to Tulsa, Oklahoma, where I would eventually make my home for the next decade of my life, my introduction to photography would come. Driving past the Gateway Arch in St. Louis, I can still recall snapping a simple picture of the evening sun reflecting off of the Archway that would resonate with my spirit and go on to ignite my love and desire for the world of fine art photography.

Originally from the rolling hills of Northeastern Ohio, I now call Northwest Arkansas and Ozark Mountain area home. I travel extensively to some of the most iconic, as well as most remote, locations across America on a two-fold mission; connect others with some of the most breath-taking and beautiful sights our world has to offer and to inspire all of us to respect and preserve that beauty for the generations to come.

 

Blue Dome District - Tulsa Skyline Architecture - Black and White by Gregory Ballos

 

Durango Colorado Skyline - Strater Hotel at Dawn by Gregory Ballos

 

Dream Lake and Hallet Peak - Square Format Monochrome by Gregory Ballos

 

Top of the Rock - End of the Trail - Sepia by Gregory Ballos

 

Canyonland Mesa Arch Morning Sunrise Panorama by Gregory Ballos

 

Crystal Bridges Museum of Art - Bentonville Black and White by Gregory Ballos

 

Maroon Bells in BW by Gregory Ballos

 

Shining Through - Antelope Canyon - Arizona by Gregory Ballos

 

Praying Hands with Clouds - Tulsa Oklahoma - Black and White by Gregory Ballos

 

Dallas Skyline with Light Trails by Gregory Ballos

 

Tulsa BW Skyline and Downtown Evening Lights Panorama by Gregory Ballos

 

Turret Arch through the North Window - Arches National Park - Utah by Gregory Ballos

 

Children's Fountain at Dawn - Kansas City Missouri by Gregory Ballos

 

Kansas City Performing Arts Center with Perspective - Black and White by Gregory Ballos

 

Sam Walton 1979 Ford F-150 Custom Truck - Bentonville Arkansas by Gregory Ballos

 

Los Angeles Panoramic Skyline and Mountain Landscape - Monochrome by Gregory Ballos

 

The Bella Vista Arkansas Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel by Gregory Ballos

 

Monument Valley Mittens Buttes and Merrick Butte Panorama Landscape by Gregory Ballos

 

San Antonio Texas Riverwalk Colorful Wall Art by Gregory Ballos

 

Downtown Bentonville Arkansas Square Skyline and Sam Walton Walmart Museum Truck by Gregory Ballos

 

Kansas City War Memorial and Block Fountain by Gregory Ballos

 

Stadium at Mile High - Denver Colorado by Gregory Ballos

 

From Inside the Train - Durango Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad - Colorado by Gregory Ballos

 

Kansas City Kauffman Center Landscape - Square by Gregory Ballos

 

JC Nichols Black and White Fountain and Giralda Tower - Square by Gregory Ballos

 

Reflections at the End of the Trail by Gregory Ballos

 

JC Nichols Memorial Fountain Night Colors on the Plaza by Gregory Ballos

 

Blue Whale of Rt 66 - Catoosa Oklahoma by Gregory Ballos

 

Kansas City Plaza and J.C. Nichols Fountain - BW Edition by Gregory Ballos

 

Denver Union Station - Square Format by Gregory Ballos

 

Evening at the War Eagle Mill - Arkansas by Gregory Ballos

 

Mt Sequoyah Cross at Sunset - Square Print - Fayetteville Arkansas by Gregory Ballos

 

Union Station - Kansas City Fountain - KC Chiefs by Gregory Ballos

 

San Antonio Riverwalk and Colorful Umbrellas by Gregory Ballos

 

Crystal Bridges Art Museum in Spring - Arkansas by Gregory Ballos

 

Columbus Ohio Downtown Skyline in Black and White by Gregory Ballos

 

Heaven's Light - Antelope Canyon by Gregory Ballos

 

Denver Mile High Skyline by Gregory Ballos

 

Sapulpa Oklahoma Route 66 Trolley and Rail by Gregory Ballos

 

JC Nichols Fountain and Kansas City Plaza Panorama by Gregory Ballos

 

Kansas City Spring Night Landscape - Plaza Area by Gregory Ballos

 

JC Nichols Fountain in Spring - Square Format - Monochrome by Gregory Ballos

 

Rocky Mountain National Park Peak Sunrise - Estes Park Colorado - Square Format by Gregory Ballos

 

Vintage Bourbon Sepia Wall Art by Gregory Ballos

 

Kansas City Union Station Bloch Fountain Lights at Dusk by Gregory Ballos

 

Historic Route 66 Googie Neon Sign - Oasis Motel - Tulsa Oklahoma USA - Sepia by Gregory Ballos

 

Maroon Bells Autumn Mountain Reflective Landscape - 1x1 Square Format by Gregory Ballos

 

Morning Departure at Union Station in Denver LoDo District by Gregory Ballos