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0177-06_2 (Extinct glacier) - Grutas de Zongo - BoliviaBy Gonzalo Contreras del Solar

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US$ 4,050


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1989

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

Edition of 5

Dimensions: 45.5cm (H) x 45.5cm (W) x 0.1cm (D) / 17.9" (H) x 17.9" (W) x 0.04" (D)

Note: Actual colours may vary due to photography & computer settings.


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Artist Statement

Description:
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.

Story:

During the last 40 years I have dedicated my passion for photography portraying Water in all its forms. For this image, we trekked up to an altitude of 4850 mts (15912 feet) to the bottom of a glacier. At this height there was glacier where the Zongo caves were found. The light came from above and painted the scene. Today this cave and other smaller glaciers in Bolivia are extinct due to Global Warming.

 



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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