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Meet the Artist

Harold Rau with one of his winning photographs

Harold Rau is an award winning and published visual artist with many years of experience photographing people, landscapes, flowers, architecture, and astronomical events. Over the years, his images have won numerous awards and have been published in books and periodicals as well as acquired by private collectors.

Harold's love of photography began at an early age when he received a camera as a gift. He was fascinated and forever hooked on this creative tool. Over the years his hobby grew into a business providing "stock images" to publishers. Then it diversified into all aspects of photography. Harold has continued to develop his photographic skills by taking classes and attending seminars/webinars conducted by other professional and master photographers world wide. Many of his images have been used in a variety of publications, won awards, and continue to be sold as photographic prints online, in galleries and at events.

Harold's Portfolio

Over the years, my photographs have won numerous awards and have been purchased for advertisements, publications, and private collections. This portfolio highlights groups of my award winners and those purchased for pivate collections.

Award Winners

The photographs below have won awards in various contests and competitions. (Click on thumbnail image for larger view and details about the photograph.)

Top Sellers

The photographs below have sold to multiple collectors on Etsy and Pixels.com in a variety of sizes and formats. (Click on thumbnail image for larger view and details about the photograph.)

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Books Published by Harold Rau

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A Guide to the Covered Bridges of Parke County, Indiana (2016)

This 72 page book guides readers to the 31 historic covered bridges in Parke County, Indiana. Included are names and locations of the bridges, history and interesting facts about each bridge, full-color photographs of each bridge and GPS coordinates to allow easy access to each of the bridges. Copies of the book are available online, at various retail outlets and from the author.
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Barns, Bridges and Grist Mills

Barns, Bridges and Grist Mills is a visual journey back in time. It features photographs and descriptions of barns, covered bridges and grist mills in Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia. In 2012 my brother in-law and I made two photographic safaris to Tennessee, Kentucky, Virginia and West Virginia. This book contains selected photographs taken during those travels and portrays a visual journey back in time.
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