Michaelmas Cay

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Michaelmas Cay, off the coast of Cairns.
One of three sand cays situated off the coast of Cairns. An aerial view with the ‘Ocean Spirit’ vessel preparing to depart.

The Great Barrier Reef has some wonderful islands out in the ocean, even islands newly formed like these sand cays formed on coral reefs. The sand cays situated off the coast of Cairns are natural wonders that are loved by all who have visited them. Local sail boat owners sail out to these cays to spend the weekend in the clear night light under the stars. Visitors take trips on various vessels that visit the cays daily, or with helicopters or sea planes that land right on the cays. One of the cays, ‘Michaelmas Cay’ is a sanctuary for a wide variety of sea birds that raise their young there.

location: off the coast of Cairns, camera: Linhoff Technorama, Super Angulon 72mm lens, film: Fuji Velvia 100ASA, shutter speed: 1/250 second, filters: polarized, cropping: None, time and conditions: perfect clear day, limited edition: 360

 

Printing and framing:

Limited Edition: Available as a limited edition at standard sizes: 100x32cm, 125x40cm, 150x48cm, 175x57cm, 200x64cm, 250x80cm, and 300x96cm.

Deliveries are fully insured and guaranteed to arrive in perfect condition. Domestic freight charges are included, and international freight is sent via Federal Express (TNT) and is depending on sizes (please see at checkout); priced from $30 (50x16cm) - $200 (250x80cm).

Printing: Printed with pigment inks on metallic photographic paper, and mounted on Acrylic glass; each image presents crisp, clear, and bright. Most people when first viewing the finished piece is convinced that it is lit from behind. Acrylic glass is a totally transparent material, with very little reflection, but is also very hardy and strong. It is also temperature and static neutral requiring very little cleaning. Available at various finished sizes and thickness of acrylic, please refer to the price list for all available options.

Gift Range: Recently I have released this Gift Range of smaller sizes, using the 3mm thick Acrylic. These smaller Gift sized images come with optional hanging methods including Acrylic ‘panels’ where they are hung on the wall using 3M self-adhesive ‘velcro’ tabs. They are great because you do not need to drill any holes, nor screw or nail hanging hooks. This product allows you to simply stick the finished Acrylic photograph directly to the wall easily and securely in just minutes. This adhesion method makes picture hanging safe for rentals, offices, tiles, glass, brick, or concrete; with totally safe removal or repositioning when and however you like.

The Gift Range is available in the sizes: 50x16cm and 75x24cm.

50x16cm (6 x 20 inch) – $198 (3mm slim baton), $240 (3mm with Float Frame), $280 (6mm with Float Frame)
75x24cm (9 x 30 inch) – $380 (3mm slim baton), $440 (3mm with Float Frame), $500 (6mm with Float Frame)

‘Slim baton’ is an aluminium strip on the back of the finished Acrylic.
‘Float Frame’ is an aluminum frame on the back of the finished Acrylic, of which comes with an interlocking aluminum rail that you screw to the wall.
(‘3M velcro system' can be used for all of the above options.)

Cleaning: When cleaning simply use a feather duster and a microfibre cloth (if necessary use “isopropyl alcohol”).

Contact Ric J Steininger Gallery:

Cairns Gallery
Web: www.ricsteininger.com
email: ric@ricsteininger.com
Address: Shop 22/1-3 Coondoo Street, Kuranda
Cairns City, Queensland Australia
Postal: PO Box 12269d, Cairns QLD 4870
tel: +61 (0)7 4052-1533