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In 70 days I turn 70. For my 70th birthday, I 'm selling 70 prints at a massive 70% discount, and I'm donating 70% of the profits to charity. Hurry, get in on this insane deal!

California Winter Fine Art Photography | Convict Lake Canvas Wall Art | Scenic Landscape Poster | home, wall decor | paper, acrylic, metal

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Eastern Sierra Sunrise, Convict Lake


Convict Lake was originally carved out by glaciers. It is known for its turquoise-blue water, the dramatic mountains (including Mount Morrison) that surround it, and trout fishing. The Paiute Indians of the region are said to have called it Wit-sa-nap. The Paiute tribe called this lake “Wit-sa-nap.” They believed that lake Wit-sa-nap was created by the Great Spirit as a safe haven for the magical fish—infused with the spirits of children—that swim through the surrounding mountains streams. American settlers renamed the lake after an incident on September 23, 1871, in which a group of convicts escaped from prison in Carson City, Nevada, and took refuge near the lake. They were pursued by a posse, and after it caught up to the convicts, a shootout followed, in which a number of both posse members and convicts were killed or wounded. The remaining convicts who survived initially escaped but were eventually captured to be taken back to prison.


On this particular morning, I set out before dawn, driven by the desire to capture the ethereal stillness of the mountains in the soft embrace of sunrise. The journey was not for the faint of heart; it required a spirit of perseverance and an unyielding passion for the art. The darkness enveloped me like a cloak, and the road unfolded beneath my tires, guiding me toward my destination of Convict Lake.


As I approached the lake, a breathtaking sight greeted my tired eyes. The sky blazed with hues of pink and blue, casting a magical glow across the horizon. Nature's canvas had already begun its masterpiece, painting the heavens in a symphony of colors. But alas, time had not been on my side, and the sunrise had unfolded faster than I had anticipated.


A sense of urgency consumed me as I hurriedly set up my gear. I sought to capture the fleeting moments before they slipped away into the realm of memories. The wind, however, had its own plans for that morning. It descended upon the lake with a ferocity that shook the very ground beneath my feet. The water rose, agitated, and the once tranquil surface now bore whitecaps that crashed against the shore.


Determined not to let the wind defeat me, I planted my tripod firmly into the earth, hoping it would withstand the tempest. With my camera clutched tightly in my hands, I braced myself against the gale. The wind bellowed like a mighty beast, challenging my resolve and threatening to steal my shot.


But there, in the midst of the chaos, I found a moment of clarity. It was a realization that, in the face of adversity, true beauty often reveals itself. The lake, once a mirror of serenity, now showcased its untamed spirit, reflecting the vibrant sky above.


I adjusted my camera settings, embracing the unpredictable elements that surrounded me. I allowed the wind to guide my lens, capturing the dance of the clouds and the fury of the lake. The resulting images held a raw and untamed beauty, a testament to the power of nature and my resilience as an artist.


As the wind howled and the camera clicked, I found myself connected to something greater than myself. In that moment, I became part of the landscape, intertwined with the wind, the lake, and the mountains. It was a reminder that life, like the weather, is unpredictable, but it is in embracing the unexpected that we find our truest selves.


As the morning sun rose higher in the sky, I packed my gear, grateful for the experience I had been granted. The wind may have blown my tripod across the trail, but it could not topple my spirit. I walked away from Convict Lake that day, knowing that I had captured something remarkable—not just in my photographs, but also within my soul.


The wind and weather had tested me, but they had also taught me a valuable lesson: to find beauty even in the midst of chaos, and to always remain steadfast in pursuit of my passion. The Eastern Sierra Nevada mountains would forever hold a place in my heart, and Convict Lake would stand as a testament to the untamed beauty of nature and the indomitable spirit that resides within us all.


This image will make a great addition to your office or home, your kid's room or play area.'


PURCHASE OPTIONS


READY TO DISPLAY PAPER, CANVAS, ACRYLIC OR METAL PRINTS: Experience the convenience of ready-to-hang prints that instantly transform your living room, conference room, bedroom, entryway, kitchen, office or dorm. Each print is carefully packaged, guaranteeing a hassle-free and enjoyable decorating experience.


VIBRANT AND DURABLE MATERIAL: Crafted with the utmost attention to detail, our wall decor is not only a feast for the eyes but also a testament to enduring quality. The longevity of our prints ensures that your investment in aesthetic enhancement pays off for years to come, making our photography wall decor a timeless addition to your home or office.


VERSATILE DISPLAY OPTIONS: Tailor your surroundings with our range of media and sizes, including large 3-panel prints. Whether you're looking to make a bold statement with a commanding centerpiece or create an intimate ambiance with smaller prints, our versatile sizing options ensure a perfect fit for any wall in your home or office.


UNIQUE ARTISTRY, ENDLESS POSSIBILITIES: Elevate your home or office with exclusive and unique artistry that brings the beauty of nature to your space. Each piece is carefully crafted to evoke emotion and create a focal point that sparks conversation and appreciation.


OPTIONS & DETAILS: (see below for production and shipping times)

Premium Glossy Photo Paper are high quality, professional paper-prints.

This option is available in 5x7 inches, 8x10 inches, 11x14 inches or 16x20 inches.

They are designed to be placed in a frame, which can be purchased separately (starting at a few dollars at your local art store or online).


Ready to Hang Canvas (Framed and Unframed)

Modern Floating Frames are available in either Black or Brown.

Ready to hang right out of the box with zero assembly required.


Ready to Hang Acrylic Prints

Museum-quality, .22" thick clear acrylic produces superb image quality and vivid colors. UV resistant ink prevents fading.


Ready to Hang ChromaLuxe Metal prints

Unmatched color brilliance and durability.


PRODUCTION & SHIPPING TIMES:

* Glossy Photo Paper: 5 days for printing, 5 days for shipping.

* Ready-to-Hang Canvas: 5 days for printing, 5 days for shipping.

* Acrylic Prints: 10 days for printing, 5 business days for shipping.

* Metal Prints: 14 days for printing; 7 business days for shipping.


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PURCHASE OPTIONS

READY TO DISPLAY PAPER, CANVAS, ACRYLIC OR METAL PRINTS: Experience the convenience of ready-to-hang prints that instantly transform your living room, conference room, bedroom, entryway, kitchen, office or dorm. Each print is carefully packaged, guaranteeing a hassle-free and enjoyable decorating experience.

VIBRANT AND DURABLE MATERIAL: Crafted with the utmost attention to detail, our wall decor is not only a feast for the eyes but also a testament to enduring quality. The longevity of our prints ensures that your investment in aesthetic enhancement pays off for years to come, making our photography wall decor a timeless addition to your home or office.

VERSATILE DISPLAY OPTIONS: Tailor your surroundings with our range of media and sizes, including large 3-panel prints. Whether you're looking to make a bold statement with a commanding centerpiece or create an intimate ambiance with smaller prints, our versatile sizing options ensure a perfect fit for any wall in your home or office.

UNIQUE ARTISTRY, ENDLESS POSSIBILITIES: Elevate your home or office with exclusive and unique artistry that brings the beauty of nature to your space. Each piece is carefully crafted to evoke emotion and create a focal point that sparks conversation and appreciation.

OPTIONS & DETAILS: (see below for production and shipping times)

Premium Photo Paper are high quality, professional paper-prints.
This option is available in 8x10 inches, 11x14 inches or 16x20 inches.
They are designed to be placed in a frame, which can be purchased separately (starting at a few dollars at your local art store or online).

Ready to Hang Canvas (Framed and Unframed)
Modern Floating Frames are available in either Black or Brown. Ready to hang right out of the box with zero assembly required.

Ready to Hang Acrylic Prints
Museum-quality, .22" thick clear acrylic produces superb image quality and vivid colors. UV resistant ink prevents fading.

Ready to Hang ChromaLuxe Metal prints
Unmatched color brilliance and durability.

FREE SHIPPING!

FREE Shipping anywhere in the world. See shipping times below

PRODUCTION & SHIPPING TIMES

* Premium Photo Paper: 5 days for printing, 5 days for shipping.

* Ready-to-Hang Canvas: 5 days for printing, 5 days for shipping.

* Acrylic Prints: 10 days for printing, 5 business days for shipping.

* Metal Prints: 14 days for printing; 7 business days for shipping.

I could not be happier with this photo! It is magnificent. Richard, the photographer and seller, is a gem. He was responsive, easy to work with, and answered all of my questions, helping me decide on the type and size that would work best for me and my budget. I highly recommend his shop!

Sasha

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