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Pear Blossom Nest

Color Photograph

Created by Randall G Dana
Spring arrives with pear blossoms in various stages of becoming. A lovely soft nest is perched amongst the pear sprigs. A gathering of blossoms have happened into the nest. Soft cloud lit morning light falls gently on the scene. The image is captured using color negative film with a large format camera in the artist's natural light studio. The 4" x 5" negative allows for remarkable detail and clarity in the final print. Intricate nesting materials and the delicate texture of the lichen are eye candy for the viewer.

The processed film is scanned by the artist to create a digital file. He then mimics traditional techniques in the now digital darkroom to maximize the captured image and prepare it for printing. Printing is done by the artist using an Epson Fine Art printer. Archival pigment inks on 100% cotton, acid-free, fine-art paper produce prints that will be both beautiful and colorfast well into the next century. Each print is signed and numbered on the white border below the image. Additionally a title label will ship with your photograph. This label can be affixed to the back of the framed piece and includes the title, year of creation, edition number, and the artist's name and signature.

All photographs will be in a protective plastic sleeve. The small size will ship flat. All other sizes will ship in a tube and will be firmly rolled around an inner tube for secure shipping. Once removed from the tube the print must be handled with great care to avoid denting, crimping, or scuffing the surface. Always handle the print with two hands. Proper mounting, matting, and framing are important to preserve the image and maximizing your years of enjoyment.

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