Hook & Hardy

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Hook and Hardy reefs, on the Great Barrier Reef.
I spent four hours flying around Hardy Reef in the Whitsundays, choosing this reef because of the dramatic channel that separates the two reefs. The channel is 600 feet (200 meters) wide and 360 feet (120 meters) deep, from the shallow coral to the ocean bed. I spent the better part of a day flying in a plane at around 5000 feet. I was tightly strapped in with the door off, confronting the noise, engine fumes, and freezing cold. It was simultaneously nauseating and exhilarating. ‘Great Reef’ was captured at around 3000 feet.

location: Whitsundays,   camera: Tomiyama, lens Nikkor SW90,   film: Fuji 100ASA,   shutter speed: 1/125 seconds,   filters: polarized,   time and conditions: mid-afternoon,   limited edition: 360

 

Printing and framing:

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

Deliveries are fully insured and guaranteed to arrive in perfect condition. Domestic freight charges are included. International freight is sent via Federal Express (TNT) and is priced dependant on sizes (please see at checkout); priced from $30 (50x16cm) - $200 (250x80cm). All orders are freshly made. And after printing and signing are then mounted under the Acrylic Glass. Typical delivery times are 3-4 weeks. Please advise if you seek a priority service.

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'
75x24cm (9 x 30 inch) – finishes: 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 aluminium frame on the back of the finished Acrylic piece that creates a 'float' appearance ... sitting off the wall around a centimetre. 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 if necessary use isopropyl alcohol with a plain facial tissue.

Contact Ric J Steininger Gallery:

Cairns Gallery
Web: www.ricsteininger.com
email: ric@ricsteininger.com
Address: Shop 22/1-3 Coondoo Street, Kuranda
(Cairns), Queensland Australia
Postal: PO Box 12269d, Cairns QLD 4870
tel: (+61) 07 4052-1533