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Available Sizes and Current Prices

45 x 37        2450
58 x 48        3700
78 x 58      18,000
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As editions cross milestones, prices increase. As edition sizes close, no further printing of that size will be available nor will new sizes be introduced

High Tide Cathedral

As a teenager I spent many days exploring the creeks of Murrells Inlet, SC. We would climb the limbs of big live oaks hanging over the water and enjoy the world from above the water. This image takes me back to those carefree days of my late teens. 
With those thoughts playing in my head, I waded out into knee deep water. The early morning sunlight starting to stream in brought a warmth to the dawn stillness. What a magnificent tree standing before me. Its limbs stretch out across the high tide almost touching the water along the line of spartina grass The light reflecting off the water did an amazing job of evening out the shadows. Everything felt right and I exposed several sheets of film. 
Beyond the tree, up the creek, a small pod of dolphins were feeding on the other side of the grass. I am amazed at how in most circumstances dolphins don’t seem to be bothered by boats in the creek. But I have stood in the water aware of dolphins slowly coming down the creek and the moment they sense me in water, they make a quick turn and are gone. I don’t know if it is me standing in the creek or the tripod in the water, or both that causes such a response. I can’t really blame them. But today, they are blinded to my presence by the grass. The incredible thing, unlike most times when you encounter marine mammals, they were floating along on the surface with their blow holes out of the water gently breathing in and out like someone peacefully asleep. I stood motionless as the slowly came down the creek and past me, all the while slowly breathing. It is a sound I have never heard before and will probably never hear again. 


How the art is finished

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All pieces are limited editions and are only available framed. All materials are acid free, glazed, and sealed, under museum glass. The frames are made in Italy of olive wood. 

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