One of the beautiful things about abstract art is how it can stimulate the imagination. When I am working in slot canyons, I...
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Pastel Poetry

Antelope Canyon Navajo Tribal Park, Dinetah

One of the beautiful things about abstract art is how it can stimulate the imagination. When I am working in slot canyons, I am concentrating very hard on, first, finding interesting compositions, and then--very quickly--absorbed in the mundane, but crucial technical requirements of making the photograph--composing and focusing on the ground glass in very dim light, taking light readings at multiple points with my 1 degree spot meter and doing the mental math to calculate the optimal exposure, reminding myself to close the shutter and set the aperture and the correct timed exposure, inserting and seating the filmholder and withdrawing the dark slide without inadvertently moving the camera off of the composed frame, making sure no tour group participants are about to step in front of my open lens, pressing the cable release without jerking it, etc. Time is of the essence, especially in Antelope Canyon, because you are "on the clock." Time in the canyon is limited to 60 or 90 minutes and even if time was unlimited, the amount of time when the sun is high enough in the sky to create the needed reflected light down the canyon walls is limited each day. Much later, when the film is developed, there is time to discover anew the wonder of the colors and flowing forms I recognized and arranged but did not have time to linger over. This, and with prints of the image, is the time for enjoyment, wonder, and letting the imagination run wild. Most of my slot canyon photographs have very sharp, clear colors. In contrast, the colors in this image are very soft, very pastel. I enjoy this effect. It is very soothing while still suggesting intrigue and stirring the imagination.

Photo © copyright by Michael Lynn Roberts.

Lumachrome TruLife Ultimate Acrylic Print

Pastel Poetry 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

Pastel Poetry 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

Pastel Poetry 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

Pastel Poetry 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.

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