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Shark Bay Land and Salt
This aerial perspective captures the dynamic interplay of sand, pink waters, and salt lakes of Shark Bay, converging into an abstract symphony of colors that transcend traditional landscape photography.
Shark Bay, a world heritage site situated on the westernmost point of Australia, is a place where past and present intertwine. Its geological story, spanning millions of years, is mirrored in the vibrant hues of its landscapes. The red sand hills of the Peron Peninsula, once dry land roamed by wallabies, are the result of wind-blown deposits known as Peron Sandstone, coated with a thin layer of iron oxide. These red sand hills, interspersed with salty hollows known as birridas, now roll onto white beaches and clear waters, creating a tableau of striking contrasts.
The white sands, known as Tamala limestone, are composed of broken shells, corals, and skeletons of marine organisms that originated west of present-day Shark Bay. These sands were deposited during the Pleistocene Ice Age, when sea levels were significantly lower than today, creating a natural canvas for this artistic photograph.
This fine art photography print is a testament to the ever-changing beauty of Australian landscapes, capturing the essence of Midwest photography and adding a touch of sophistication to your living space. Whether it’s the pink salt lakes that inspire the abstract artist in you or the sandy hues that evoke a sense of serenity, this piece of photographic wall art will undoubtedly spark conversation and admiration.
Experience the exceptional artistry of our Karl Monaghan Fine Art Paper Prints, meticulously created on 320 gsm 100% Cotton rag paper. Among our printing material selection, you’ll find the esteemed Canson Edition Etching Rag, a prestigious art paper with a rich legacy spanning centuries, crafted by the renowned Arches paper manufacturers. By utilizing top-tier materials, we ensure the true vibrancy and authenticity of colors captured in this photograph. Moreover, with a longevity rating surpassing a century, this Australian landscape photography piece will remain an enduring treasure that withstands the test of time.
For those seeking a more impactful presentation, we take pride in presenting Karl Monaghan Canvas Prints. These extraordinary photography artworks are expertly crafted on archival Ilford Cotton blend Galicia Canvas, enhanced by archival Epson Ultra Chrome Inks. With a longevity rating exceeding 100 years, even under standard lighting conditions, these expansive canvas prints effortlessly infuse any space with a touch of natural elegance. Prepare to captivate art enthusiasts and leave a lasting impression with these exceptional Australian Canvas Prints.
Available in the following sizes and formats;
Fine Art Paper Prints
Just as Shark Bay’s colors have evolved over millennia, so too will your appreciation for this piece of fine art photography. This exquisite print is more than a conversation piece; it’s a nod to the elegance of the natural world and Western Australia’s hidden secrets, sometimes only accessed from the air! Don’t wait to transform your space with this timeless piece of beautiful landscape photography.
If your print risks potential exposure to UV light, UV protection can be added at a standard rate of $50 regardless of size ordered. *Only applies to Canvas Print options.
Shipping and Handling
All Karl Monaghan Fine Art Prints come with a certificate of authenticity. All items will be shipped using Australia Post, in standard tubes up to a maximum of 110cm long. Freight will be a standard fee of $35.00 which includes packing and sending.