Peter Link's photography style: a combination of technology and art

Today our site will acquaint you with the works of the landscape painter from Australia Peter Lick, who can be safely called the most expensive photographer in the world, although unofficially so far.

Peter was born in 1959 in Melbourne, his parents are Czechs who left for Australia after World War II. Subsequently describing his career as a photographer, Peter speaks with the satisfaction of a man who has managed to create real miracles. Obviously, all of the artist's wishes come true, because he takes a special photo at the right time and sells it for an incredible amount at the end of the same year. His clients and art collectors include Bill Clinton, the Rolling Stones and many famous people. 

His photo "Phantom" recently broke a record and was bought for $ 6.5 million and the total value of his photographs sold is estimated at more than $ 450 million. Of course, his deals were private, and to prove that they really took place, the world community has only the loud words of the lawyers accompanying the sale. 

The most sensational photo "Phantom" was taken in northern Arizona, in Antelope Canyon. This is a very popular destination for landscape photographers. The picture shows rays of light forming a mysterious haze, similar to a translucent ghost.

But "Phantom" is not Lik's first "successful sale". In 2010, his photographic work "One" (One) received the status of one of the most expensive photographs in the world, being sold at auction for $ 1 million. "Odin" is an image of a river with a reflection of the colorful foliage of autumn trees on the water surface. This work is more like not a photo,but a painting in the style of impressionism. 

Of course, Peter Lik style is mesmerizing from the first minutes of viewing, and many giants of the modern industry buy their digital versions for use in their gadgets.This successful photo was taken in the state of New Hampshire, on the Androskoggin River. Peter Leek called it "One" because he considered it a unique, unrepeatable, fleeting opportunity.

The popular photographer prints his work in Las Vegas, at his own enterprise. In 2021, Lik has already sold about 100 thousand of his photographs, and his income averages $ 1.6 million per week.

Many of the most dedicated photography enthusiasts have already discovered Peter Lick-style photography through his galleries and have decided to search the Internet for alternatives. Among the alternatives to this successful photographer, there are quite a few American photographers who travel around the world in search of their masterpiece, but they do not have their own printing studio, so they turn to professionals in their field, for example, Alexander Vershinin's studio.

Today, a multi-award-winning landscape photographer, Peter Leek stands at the pinnacle of landscape photography, synonymous with images of majestic deserts, spectacular waterfalls, enchanting mountain peaks and mesmerizing canyons. It is noteworthy that the photographer himself claims that he does not use computer editing programs for processing at all. 

The effect of presence in his photographs is achieved thanks to the author's persistence, feeling and understanding of the moment when it is necessary to press the shutter button, as well as the skillful use of light filters and the capabilities of modern photographic paper in printing. He never stops looking for the perfect shot. Studying the world around him, the photographer seeks to show his vision of beauty and is guided by his incredible respect for Nature. Thanks to this unconventional approach to photography, he achieved his popularity and even came up with a system that allowed him to turn photography into a business. 

 Whether the record deal really took place, whether it is worth taking it into account and putting Peter Lick on a par with Cindy Sherman, Richard Prince and Andreas Gursky, is difficult to say. The sensational statement about the most expensive photography has become the impetus for discussions and debates about who Lik is - a photo artist or an entrepreneur? His work has caused many critics to awaken and speak out. The immodest nature of Peter Lick himself also played an important role.

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