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Dawlish Warren beach, winter sun. 16 x 24 giclee print
Dawlish warren beach, winter sun. 16 x 24 inch giclee fine art print.
I took this photograph in December , 2009, just after 3.30 in the afternoon. The sun was already low in the sky and the temperature was dipping sharply. A fine mist hung in the air, combined with the spray from the breaking waves, this bathed the entire scene in a golden light. In photography the hours before sunset and after after dawn are often called the 'golden hour'. This refers to the golden glow created by the low angle of the sun, though only very rarely is it as pronounced as this. The colours in this photograph are exactly as they were on that day; this is not an effect created in Photoshop.
My giclee prints are produced on some of the best archival quality papers available, including Epsom 215gsm Fine Art Cotton, Fujifilm 300gsm Photo Rag and Hahnemühle 290gsm Bamboo Fibre. The choice of paper weight, brand and finish is yours. Inks currently used are Epsom Ultrachrome HD, high optical density pigment dyes. These inks are renowned for their faithful colour reproduction, resistance to humidity and light and longevity (estimated at over 200 years under archival conditions).