Sunset, golden hour light in late winter on Square Tower House in Colorado's Mesa Verde National Park. Fittingly, W.H. Jackson...
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Puebloan Beauty

Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado

Sunset, golden hour light in late winter on Square Tower House in Colorado's Mesa Verde National Park. Fittingly, W.H. Jackson, a 19th century pioneer/explorer photographer and long-time Denver resident, was one of the first European-Americans to visit Mesa Verde, near present-day Cortez, Colorado. Jackson, of course, could only photograph the Mesa Verde ruins in orthochromatic black and white using wet plate, albumen materials. At age 90, during a retrospective career showing of his work, he confided to Ansel Adams that if he could, he would do it all over again...in color. Here is my own color photograph of Square Tower House, one of a handful of gems of Mesa Verde Ancient Puebloan ruins. Each of the Ancient Puebloan sites I have seen have a hauntingly beautiful quality to them. The knowledge that people who lived thousands of years ago, who lacked the modern-day sophisticated technologies we have become accustomed to, could build structures that survive to our time, and to know that people kin to us built and inhabited these structures, planted and harvest crops, gathered and learned about native plants, hunted, cooked, gave birth and raised children in these homes is a sobering thought. How hard life must have been for them. And yet, being human, how much joy and laughter they must have shared in working and sharing life in their families and their communities. Sober thoughts aside, I can also appreciate the architecture of Square Tower House, the lighting, the shadows, the broken cliff face that rises above the Square Tower like smoke from a fire, from a purely aesthetic view. The ruin forms an architectual sculpture, wide and intricate at the base and rising upward to meet and meld with the cleft in the cliff face. Beauty and artifice all in the one setting--an ancient ruin and modern art. Photo © copyright by Michael Lynn Roberts.

Lumachrome TruLife Ultimate Acrylic Print

Puebloan Beauty print

LUMACHROME TruLife Acrylic: The ULTIMATE in acrylic fine art prints.

Lumachrome luxury fine art prints face-mounted to TruLife Acrylic exceed the limitations of traditional printing processes. Lumachrome prints allow 3D-like details to emerge from the depths of the image. The transparency layer is infused with iridium particles and encapsulated between the TruLife Acrylic and the white poly surface base layer.

Qualities include: • Brilliant Colors Lasting Over 120Yrs • Superior Color Gamut vs Traditional Fujiflex Prints • Incredible 3D Depth and Dimensionality • Unsurpassed Detail and Ability to Hold Highlights • Superior Shadow Luminosity and Detail • Radiant Glowing Response Under Art Lighting

These are face-mounted, UV-protected acrylic prints, frameless, and ready-to-hang. For details, see this page.

If needed, custom sizes also can be provided. Contact Michael if you need a custom size.

Please allow 21 business days for printing, finishing, and delivery.

Select a print size:

Roma Framed Lumachrome TruLife Ultimate Acrylic Print

Puebloan Beauty print

This is the same LUMACHROME TruLife Acrylic fine art print shown above PLUS framed in Hand-Crafted Italian Roma Moulding for an added, exceptional level of artistic presentation!

Choose your frame style from this page, then place your order below for the framed print. I will email you to confirm your order and to find out which frame style you want. Ordering the artwork YOU LOVE, framed YOUR WAY is as easy as that!

Lumachrome luxury fine art prints face-mounted to TruLife Acrylic exceed the limitations of traditional printing processes. Lumachrome prints allow 3D-like details to emerge from the depths of the image. The transparency layer is infused with iridium particles and encapsulated between the TruLife Acrylic and the white poly surface base layer.

Qualities include: • Brilliant Colors Lasting Over 120Yrs • Superior Color Gamut vs Traditional Fujiflex Prints • Incredible 3D Depth and Dimensionality • Unsurpassed Detail and Ability to Hold Highlights • Superior Shadow Luminosity and Detail • Radiant Glowing Response Under Art Lighting

If needed, custom sizes also can be provided. Contact Michael if you need a custom size.

Please allow 21 business days for printing, finishing, and delivery.

Select a print size:

Ultimate Quality Satin Finish Canvas Print

Puebloan Beauty print

These Giclee canvas prints are like nothing you have seen. They are created with 8 color OIL BASED PIGMENT INKS on the finest canvas using custom tone curves. You will be blown away by the oil like original quality of these Ultimate Quality Satin Finish Canvas Prints. These prints have incredible photographic resolution, clarity, vibrancy and Dmax, producing amazing photographic image quality. Ultimate Quality Satin Finish Canvas Prints are waterproof and don't crack like water based canvas.

Characteristics:

VIBRANT COLORS

OIL PAINTING QUALITIES

RICH DEEP BLACKS

These are Gallery-Wrapped, UV-protected canvas prints, unframed, and ready-to-hang. For details, see this page.

If needed, custom sizes also can be provided. Contact Michael if you need a custom size.

Please allow 21 business days for printing, finishing, and delivery.

Select a print size:

Roma Framed Ultimate Quality Satin Finish Canvas Print

Puebloan Beauty print

This is the same Ultimate Quality Satin Finish Canvas Fine Art shown above PLUS framed in Hand-Crafted Italian Roma Moulding for an added, exceptional level of artistic presentation!

Choose your frame style from this page, then place your order below for the framed print. I will email you to confirm your order and to find out which frame style you want. Ordering the artwork YOU LOVE, framed YOUR WAY is as easy as that!

These Giclee canvas prints are like nothing you have seen. They are created with 8 color OIL BASED PIGMENT INKS on the finest canvas using custom tone curves. You will be blown away by the oil like original quality of these Ultimate Quality Satin Finish Canvas Prints. These prints have incredible photographic resolution, clarity, vibrancy and Dmax, producing amazing photographic image quality. Ultimate Quality Satin Finish Canvas Prints are waterproof and don't crack like water based canvas.

Characteristics:

VIBRANT COLORS

OIL PAINTING QUALITIES

RICH DEEP BLACKS

Please allow 21 business days for printing, finishing, and delivery.

Select a print size:

Prints are delivered by FedEx and should arrive within 3-4 weeks or sooner. I will email you the tracking link once the print(s) have shipped out.