Ode to Mortality

by Adriaan van Heerden

Edition of 5 - 68.6cm x 101.6cm

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  • Kathryn Roberts

    The Insider Kathryn Roberts says:

    "Adriaan’s photography is far more than a visual experience. When looking at his African photographs in particular I am transported; I can’t help but feel the oppressive heat, my throat becomes dry from the dust filled air, and the power and energy of Africa’s wildlife is inescapable. As with the best fine art, Adriaan’s imagery takes one on an emotional, as well as visual journey. "

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    Need to know

    • Adriaan is an international award winning photographer
    • Depending on the image the photographer will either use colour or monochrome processing to emphasise the poetic quality of the picture
    • Adriaan won first prize for photography in the ArtGemini International Art Competition 2015
  • Ode to Mortality

    This image of cherry blossoms (sakura) floating on a pond over a tree reflection at the Kiyomizu-dera in Kyoto captures something of the essence of sakura season in Japan. The arrival of the sakura (usually in early April) heralds the start of a period of intense celebration followed by reflection on mortality and the transience of beauty. This picture won FIRST PRIZE for photography in the ArtGemini International Art Competition 2015.

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    Adriaan van Heerden

    Adriaan van Heerden is an award-winning international photographer, passionate about wildlife, travel and landscapes. In his work he attempts to convey something of the thrill of encountering nature in all its wild beauty or experiencing a foreign culture first-hand. He finds nothing more exciting than getting up at the crack of dawn for an early morning game drive in an African nature reserve, soaking up the atmosphere of a misty canal in Venice, or being in the right place when the sun rises over the Santa Fe Mountains in New Mexico. Depending on the image he uses colour or monochrome proce…

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  • Sizing Chart

    1.7m

    Product Details

    Type
    Limited Edition
    Medium
    Photography
    Style
    Realistic
    Subject
    Plants & Flowers
    Year
    2015
    Edition
    of 5
    Size
    68.6cm x 101.6cm
    Ready to hang
    No
    Signed
    Yes, front bottom right
    Materials
    Fine Art Archival Lambda Print on 280 gsm Fujicolor Crystal Paper
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