Solitude

Solitude

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Solitude

Animal: Coyote
Location: Yellowstone National Park, United States of America

 

Backstory 

Admire the backdrop of the undisturbed snow- capped mountain as a Coyote breaks trail on the prowl in the heart of Yellowstone National Park. Wintertime in Yellowstone features some of the harshest weather known to man.  Temperatures falling below -40F and whiteouts dumping down feet of snow are all common winter attributes.  Coyotes are one of the most adaptable predators on the planet and are fitted with a knockout warm winter coat to help them face the brutal winter temperatures.   

Unvisited my most, the backcountry during winter in Yellowstone National Park offers solitude.  The only sounds heard are the strong gusts of wind whipping around the mountains.  After waking up in my tent on brutally cold morning I ratcheted on my snowshoes, attached my sixty- five pound pack to my back, and broke trail looking for Coyotes.  After snowshoeing for hours no animal was visibly out during the cold morning.     

After walking onto the surface of a smaller mountain, and gazing at a taller one in the background, I turned to my right and observed a Coyote hunting.  The Coyote was hunting by covering ground in an 's' shaped pattern, so I was able to position myself off the top mountain directly in front of where I estimated the Coyote to go.  As time passed, the Coyote followed the behavior predicted and stood at he edge of the peak gazing into the valley of snow bellow.  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.


 

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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.