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SkogafossBy Jonathan O'Hora

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2022

Giclée Print, Giclee print on archival paper

Edition of 10

Dimensions: 61cm (H) x 91.4cm (W) x 0.3cm (D) / 24" (H) x 36" (W) x 0.12" (D)

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


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Skógafoss

Kodak Metallic Print | 36" x 24"

Skógafoss (pronounced [ˈskou.aˌfɔs]) is a waterfall situated on the Skógá River in the south of Iceland at the cliffs of the former coastline. After the coastline had receded seaward (it is now at a distance of about 5 kilometres (3.1 miles) from Skógar), the former sea cliffs remained, parallel to the coast over hundreds of kilometres, creating together with some mountains a clear border between the coastal lowlands and the Highlands of Iceland.
The Skógafoss is one of the biggest waterfalls in the country with a width of 15 metres (49 feet) and a drop of 60 m (200 ft). Due to the amount of spray the waterfall consistently produces, a single or double rainbow is normally visible on sunny days. According to legend, the first Viking settler in the area, Þrasi Þórólfsson, buried a treasure in a cave behind the waterfall. The legend continues that locals found the chest years later, but were only able to grasp the ring on the side of the chest before it disappeared again.
The waterfall was a location for the filming of the Marvel Studios film Thor: The Dark World, as well as The Secret Life of Walter Mitty.

ORIGINAL PRINT - Limited Edition of 10 Crafted Prints (LightJet print on Kodak Metallic: Original photo print with metallic gloss)
Each print is cut and dry mounted on white backboard prior to the mounting of a white front mount. This fine art print meets museum longevity requirements and is carefully hand crafted. Prior to dispatch the print is hand signed and individually numbered. A certificate of authenticity is supplied.

 



Artist Profile

Born: 1988
Hometown: Nottingham
Based in: Nottingham

Jonathan O’Hora b.1988 Nottingham, England.
I took up photography in 2007 and quickly enjoyed the visual and communicative nature of photography as non verbal communication. This led me to taking up photography as a hobby and eventually did a college course before going to university to study photography & printmaking.
After gaining …

 

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