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Photography By Luke R. Greer

Raised in Loudoun County, Virginia which served as the borderlands dividing north and south during the American Civil War. Luke Greer began his research and photography work to preserve the landscapes, stories, and collective history of a vanishing rural Virginia, the Shenandoah Valley, and surrounding areas for future generations.

Growing up in a home where wildlife rehabilitation was continuously taking place instilled a deep appreciation for the natural world. This is reflected in much of his everglades photography. He chooses to work at close range with a lens 300mm or less for wildlife, which requires personal interaction with the subject and results in direct eye contact. As an award winning photographer he prides himself on capturing moments and the world around him with a unique and personal view.

His goal is to inspire a reverence for his subjects among his audience and initiate a dialog. Whether it be vanishing landscapes, weather events, abandoned properties of historical notoriety, wildlife in fragile habitats, battlefields, or places significant to Native American and local culture. There is a story to be told, something to be saved, revered, or remembered, a moment in time captured with sentiment and admiration.

A collector and conservator of antique prints, part of his historical work pays homage to the styles and techniques used from the 1860's through the early 1900's juxtaposed with modern digital practices. He finds his inspiration in photographers who passionately invested themselves in the adventure of their work such as Edward S. Curtis, Alexander Gardner, Julian Dimock & Eddie Adams.

His work is currently undergoing an exciting metamorphosis and 2014 will undoubtedly be a benchmark in the evolution of his work. His photographic art prints, civil war era colorization canvases, and limited edition black and white silver gelatin images are all available for purchase.


Historical Black and White

Updated: Apr 14, 2014 10:24am PST

Wildlife In Color

Taken at close range to preserve detail for printing and maintain a pe ...

Updated: Mar 26, 2014 1:26pm PST

Landscapes in Color

Updated: Mar 01, 2014 12:25pm PST

Historical Gold & Sepia Tone

Work reminiscent of images taken over a century ago. These works inclu ...

Updated: Jan 09, 2014 9:59am PST



Updated: Dec 08, 2013 1:56pm PST

Aerial Photography

Updated: Nov 26, 2013 6:15pm PST


Updated: Apr 23, 2013 12:41pm PST

Civil War Era Digital Restoration

Updated: Dec 14, 2012 8:37am PST

Award Winning Captures

Updated: Oct 05, 2012 6:07pm PST


Ordering Prints: Selecting "Color Correction" is not recommended, all images have been optimized for color and contrast. Depending on the size and or type of print, there may be a slight variation of the cropped image , all sold images are reviewed and adjusted by the photographer before approval for printing. Prints will be signed digitally by the photographer unless other arrangements have been made. They name "Luke R Greer" will appear in the corner of the photograph least critical to overall aesthetics, and may be located differently based on size or type of print. If you have questions, would like a size or type of print not offered, or would be interested in a multiple print discount, please send a request in the form of e-mail to