Nature photography can relieve stress and improve mental health
Fine art photography prints are often chosen to complement a room's decor, to keep memories alive or simply to just decorate empty wall space. But wall art can do so much more. For example, it can help reduce stress and improve mental health. Research studies have shown that landscape images in certain colors can simulate the experience of acutally being outside. Especially in times of home office, when we are confined at home alone behing our improvised desk in the kitchen, wall art of a nature landscape can offer a welcome break from the everyday grind.
The brain can easily be fooled
No matter how great the human brain is, it can be fooled quite easily. For example, it reacts exactly the same way to seeing a nature image as it would react to actually being in nature. Sure, the fresh air, the chirping of the birds, the wind, all of that landscape photography cannot reproduce (at least not yet), But when you are sitting behind a desk in a small apartment in the big city, then a little brak with the help of nature wall art is better than nothing. And the sounds of nature can also come from the speakers of your laptop.
We need nature to be happy
These days, when cities continue to grow and there are fewer and fewer open spaces for more and more people, it is becoming more and more difficult for the individual to experience nature. But that is exactly what we need in order to be really happy. If we do not have the opportunity to go into nature, it has negative effects on our mental health. Our stress levels rise, we find conflicts more difficult to cope with, even depression can be the result. Even the most convinced big city folks need a little green for their soul every now and then. There is a reason, after all, why the Central Park is located in the heart of New York City, intended to offer New Yorkers a break from the big city hustle.
Landscape photography is a break from everyday life
Many of us can't go out into nature as much as we would like beacause of work commitments. This, however, can be remedied by landscape and nature photography prints with which you can bring nature into your home. Landscape-themed wall art reminds our brains of all the things that it needs to relax. Wall art can also be the perfect complement to house plants. A beach photography print next to a palm tree will take you right back to your favorite beach in no time.
Whenever I am out and about with my camera, I enjoy the time I get to spend in nature just as much as taking the photos.With my landscape photography I try to capture the beauty of nature and make it accessible for the viewer through my pictures. In my landscape collcection you will find a large selection of photos of natural landscape with which you can create your own little oasis at home. In this blog you will also find some useful tips that will help you to choose the right wall art for your home.