Colorado

Colorado

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Colorado

Animal: Mountain Goat Nanny & Kid
Location: Colorado, United States of America

 

Backstory 

Feel the tugging of your heartstrings as you contemplate the love this Nanny Mountain Goat has for her kid.  As the weather warms, and summer arrives, Mountain Goats seek shelter in areas with the highest elevation to protect their newly born kids from potential predators like Mountain Lions.  To face these severe mountainous conditions, where one wrong step leads to certain death, Mountain Goats are equipped with cloven hooks, hard outer edge, and flexible inner pads giving them the the ability to be one of the best rock climbing mammals in North America.

As I glassed the mountain looking for goats with kids I saw two white dots scaling the side of a steep rock ledge.  I determined where I believe they would to and hit the rocks.  As the air kept getting thinner and thinner as I climbed to around fourteen thousand feet I felt altitude sickness start to kick in.  As I pushed through scaling the rocks I finally reached where I estimated the goats to be.  

As I sat on a  large boulder just below the ridge the Nanny and her Kid walked out stopping to take in the jaw dropping view overlooking Colorado's vibrant forest.  As my heart was throbbing from the thinness of the air, the kid took shelter under its mom from the fifty mile per hour sustained winds.  As both posed on a rock the wind perfectly blew the Nanny's beard along the top of the kids head.  As the goats posed, perfectly scattered clouds engulfed us from below showing the spirit of Colorado.  This moment shows why Mother Nature is truly the greatest artist of us all.


Each photo captured has a deep and intricate backstory, articulated above, that is printed alongside your print to give you the full behind the scenes look for each fine art photograph you purchase.


 

Print Options

Mediums

Acrylic Print: unmatched resolution, clarity, Dmax, vibrancy, and an unrivaled 3D perspective when observing the final product

What is an Acrylic print?  An Acrylic print is one of the highest quality prints money can buy.  It is the most popular medium purchased from us is our acrylic print identical to photos hanging in art museums due to the look and feel of the image appearing backlit.  Acrylic prints are a higher quality medium compared to the more common, and lesser quality, metal prints.  Acrylic come ready to hang with a built- in wall mount and require no frame.

Thomas only uses the highest quality print engineers in the industry to ensure standout prints by relying on proprietary methods superior to all other printers.  

Surface coat options: Both options offer UV protection, however the different surface coats will optimize your viewing experience depending on where you want to hang our print.  

Clear surface coat is best used in controlled environments with special lighting, or in an area with low glare from sources like windows.  Clear enhances your viewing experience in these environments by maximizing the 3D effect making the image appear backlit.  

UV surface coat is best used in areas with an uncontrollable lighting environment, such as placing the print near bright windows. 

Heavyweight Photo Paper: vivid colors, deep rich blacks, and brilliant bright whites give an authentic and impressive feeling when looking at the final product

What is the heavyweight photo paper? Heavyweight photo paper is like you traditional medium you know and are accustomed to, but ours is much more.  We only use high quality and color calibrated paper and printers to ensure an accurate and lifelike final product.  Tailored to each specific image, we determine which of our papers yields the most pleasing results.  The papers we normally use are: Fuji Crystal Archive Professional Super Type PD Luster, Fuji Crystal Archive Pearl Paper, Kodak Endura Metallic Paper, and Ilford Pearl Paper. 


Shipping

Although our print engineering time is shorter than the time Thomas spends in the field, there is still a short shipping delay.  Due to the detail and laborious process in creating your Acrylic print, your order may not ship out to you until fifteen days after you place your order.    

Heavyweight photo paper orders ship less than five days after your order is placed.


Other Information 

Refunds are only offered if the print is damaged on arrival and reported no later than 15 days after delivery. You may be charged customs duties and taxes for this print.