Craig’s Hut, “Man from Snowy River”, Victoria Australia
A homestead in the mountains of Victoria, “Man from Snowy River”, Victoria Australia. The Victorian mountains do amazing things for the soul; it’s a wonder that all Victorians don’t own horses. I camped here for six days, every morning and every evening getting up and waiting for some special lighting. I loved every minute of it – the freshness of the air, the sounds of the birds and forest, the snow gums, the peacefulness, the mountains and the beautiful views.
Through the hours and days that I was there, I shifted the camera many times because something wasn’t right with the composition. On the last day, I got it right. It had started to rain heavily to my left, but the sky cleared to the right and then the sun rose and broke through the clouds, just enough to lighten up the edge of the rain, the posts, the rocks and the house – not too strong and not too dark – a perfect balance.
location: Victoria, Australia, camera: Tomiyama, lens Nikkor SW90, film: Fuji Velvia 50ASA, shutter speed: 2 Minutes, filters: None, time and conditions: Sunset, 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) – finishes: 3mm 'slim baton', 3mm with 'float-frame', 6mm with 'float-frame'.
75x24cm (9 x 30 inch) – finishes: 3mm 'slim baton', 3mm with 'float-frame', 6mm with 'float-frame'.
‘Slim baton’ is a flat/thin profile aluminium strip on the back of the finished Acrylic, hung with a matching interlocking slim baton rail that you screw to the wall.
‘Float Frame’ is a 'U' shaped aluminum frame on the back of the finished Acrylic, again hung with a matching interlocking 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 facial tissue (if necessary use “isopropyl alcohol”).
Contact Ric J Steininger Gallery:
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