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Italy - White House, Island of Capri


Feel the sense of awe looking over the Amalfi coastline from this beautiful abode.

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Few places on earth are as beautiful as the Amalfi coastline in Italy.  As one takes the ferry from Naples away from the mainland, you arrive at the islands off the coast. This image was captured while approaching the island of Capri

I made this image by photographing a first impression onto Fugi Velvia 100 ASA film.  My process involves first creating this "photographic etching" onto film that I will later convert into a digital or "printing plate" that will be read digitally to make a giclee print.

This color image is made into two types of prints.  For a smooth look that reveals each tiny detail, I make a print onto rag paper. I then tear the edges of the print creating a deckle effect at the edge of the print. This type of print is very stunning framed by floating the print on matboard under UV filtering clear glass with airspace left between the print and the glass for conservation purposes.

To accent the movement and texture of a picture, I make a print onto canvas and then paint the lines with clear acrylic brush strokes.  A truly beautiful original piece that comes alive with a simple frame.  Glass is not needed since the print is finished with a UV blocking varnish.

Each print includes a Certificate of Authenticity describing the type of print and my original process of making each print.

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