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0025-02_s1 - Acero Marka - La Paz - BoliviaBy Gonzalo Contreras del Solar

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US$ 7,000



Giclée Print, Printed on fine art canvas or hahnemühle photo rag® metallic paper using a canon 12 inks

Edition of 5

Dimensions: 100cm (H) x 100cm (W) x 0.1cm (D) / 39.4" (H) x 39.4" (W) x 0.04" (D)

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Artist Statement

Taken on color reversal film and scanned, worked on the digital darkroom.
Images printed on Fine Art canvas or Hahnemühle Photo Rag® Metallic paper using a Canon 12 inks printer machine.
Since very small I passed many times close to Acero Marka the mystic and enchanting valley high in the Andes. I always wanted to visit it, as it was near to La Paz, but the entrance was closed by a barrier. Only when I returned from college in Mexico, that a friend told me that there was a way to enter the valley.
We entered through the small dirt road with a gentle slope that went up to the valley. Fog and rain enhanced the colors of the green vegetation, that is scarce at this altitude (3,200 meters, 10,500 feet).
A curve came by and in front of my eyes a laddered shape cascade. Crystal clear water magically painting the dark rocks with a white velvet.
It was the smell of the rain over the vegetation, the light and the crystal-clear water, and magic of the place that kidnapped my senses and made me return to take photographs many times more.


Artist Profile

Born: 1955
Hometown: La Paz
Based in: Calera de Tango - Chile

Photographer dedicated to portraye Water.

It was late 1955 when my eyes peeped at the city of La Paz near the high Andes. Since then, they have learned by capturing sparkles of light.

The influence of Ansel Adams perfection and the impressionism colors such as Vincent Van Gogh work has …


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