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About Karen

Baltimore City

Karen Klinedinst is a landscape photographer based in Baltimore, Maryland. She graduated with a BFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA).   Since 2011, she has been using her iPhone and iPad exclusively to photograph and express the landscape. She creates landscapes influenced by 19th century Romanticism with 21st century technology. Her landscape iPhoneography has been exhibited widely, including: Massoni Art Gallery, Adkins Arboretum, Maryland Art Place, Soho Photo Gallery, The... more

In Season: Landscapes from Patuxent National Wildlife Refuge

Landscapes from my solo exhibit, In Season: Landscape iPhoneography from Patuxent National Wildlife Refuge, at the Patuxent National Wildlife Refuge Visitors Center in December 2016.

Over the course of a year, I explored the Patuxent National Wildlife Refuge to observe how the weather and seasons change this landscape of marshes and woodlands. During my frequent visits, I hiked on the trails surrounding the Visitors Center and through the North Tract to get a fell and emotional temperature of this special place.

I photographed the landscapes in this exhibit using my iPhone exclusively. Using the iPhone gives me the ability to capture what I see unencumbered by a heavy camera. The images I capture are then processed and manipulated on my iPad to express my emotional response to the landscape. The work in this exhibit is not about capturing reality; but, creating a neo-Romantic world reflective of my imagination.

  • The Forest Edge

    The Forest Edge
    The Forest Edge ©2016, iPhoneography, archival pigment print on Hanemühle Bamboo paper, 20x9.5"
  • Autumn, Cash Lake

    Autumn Cash Lake
    Autumn Cash Lake ©2015, iPhoneography, archival pigment print on Hanemühle Bamboo paper, 14.33 x 11"
  • Along Goose Lake

    Along Goose Lake
    Along Goose Lake ©2015, iPhoneography, archival pigment print on Hanemühle Bamboo paper, 14.33 x 11"
  • Winter, Cash Creek

    Winter Cash Creek
    Winter Cash Creek ©2016, archival pigment print on Hahnemühle Bamboo paper
  • Winter, Cash Lake

    Winter, Cash Lake
    Winter, Cash Lake ©2016, archival pigment print on Hahnemühle Bamboo paper, 14.33 x 11"
  • Still Waters

    Still Waters
    Still Waters ©2016, archival pigment print on Hahnemühle Bamboo paper, 11x14.33"
  • Summer, New Marsh

    Summer, New Marsh
    Summer, New Marsh ©2016, archival pigment print on Hahnemühle Bamboo paper, 14.33x11"
  • Last Summer

    Last Summer
    Last Summer ©2016, archival pigment print on Hahnemühle Bamboo paper, 11x11"
  • Early Morning, Late Summer

    Early Morning, Late Summer
    Early Morning, Late Summer ©2016, archival pigment print on Hahnemühle Bamboo paper, 20x9.5"
  • In Season, Exhibition Installation

    In Season, Exhibition Installation
    In Season, Exhibition Installation

Landscape iPhoneography

The work in this project gallery represents ongoing work in 2015-2016. I continue to explore the emotional qualities of landscapes where I've walked and have a deep connection.

The Emotional Landscape: Gallery 1

The work in this project gallery was included in my solo exhibition at the Greenbelt Community Art Gallery from March-June 2015.

Exhibition Statement:
All of us have a deep connection to places and landscapes from our past and present. Through our memories, we see these places not as they are, but through the filter of emotion. The work in this exhibit explores the emotional qualities of landscapes where I feel a deep connection.

The Emotional Landscape: Gallery 2

The work in this project gallery was included in my solo exhibition at the Greenbelt Community Art Gallery from March-June 2015.

Exhibition Statement:
All of us have a deep connection to places and landscapes from our past and present. Through our memories, we see these places not as they are, but through the filter of emotion. The work in this exhibit explores the emotional qualities of landscapes where I feel a deep connection.

The New Pictorialists: Gallery 1

The work in this project gallery was included in my 2-person exhibition, The New Pictorialists, with Cathy Leaycraft, at the Full-Circle Gallery in Baltimore, MD from April-June, 2014.

The New Pictorialists: Gallery 2

The work in this project gallery was included in my 2-person exhibition, The New Pictorialists, with Cathy Leaycraft, at the Full-Circle Gallery in Baltimore, MD from April-June, 2014.

Walking into Light: Gallery 1

The work in this project gallery was included in my solo exhibit, Walking into Light: Landscape iPhoneography, at Adkins Arboretum from June-August 2013.

Walking into Light: Gallery 2

The work in this project gallery was included in my solo exhibit, Walking into Light: Landscape iPhoneography, at Adkins Arboretum from June-August 2013.

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Karen's Curated Collection

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