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Once in a lifetime trip

MEDIA RELEASE - Once in a lifetime trip

Chasing dreams; from Bolwarra to the Land of Fire and Ice


For Hunter Valley based photographer, John Lechner inspiration comes from home and abroad. Entering foreign countries, with the fresh eyes of an inquisitive traveller, enables John to capture what many can only dream of. 

John’s recent journey saw him traveling solo with his photography gear in tow, to a country he describes as the fantasy land.

“Iceland has always been in my top five places to shoot with its stunning natural beauty and contrasting landscapes. It is a fantasy land of snow and ice, volcanos and glaciers. A stark contrast”, said John.

“During my time in Iceland I was inspired by the loneliness, isolation and pure beauty of the country. I spoke to very few people there in my two weeks. Much of the time it was because I was so immersed in the landscape, I had all the company I needed”.

“Iceland is a raw, barren and harsh place, but this is why is it so beautiful. Trees barely grow, grass thrives in the spring sun but freezes in the winter snows. The landscape was truly inspiring”.

With the journey to Iceland both long and arduous for Australians, John is pleased to be able to share his exquisite 24-piece, fine art exhibition at his upcoming Iceland Collection exhibition at Four Point Gallery, Newcastle.

“For me this collection is all about forging my new path as an artist and fulfilling my dream”.

The Iceland Collection exhibition will launch on Saturday 18th October, 2014 at Four Point Gallery, 681 Hunter Street, Newcastle. The exhibition will feature a collection of limited edition and open edition fine art prints for sale.

For more information or to arrange an interview, please phone 0400 074 535 or email media@johnlechnerfineartprints.com.a


Released: 5th August, 2014

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