Description This image transports you to a fantastic setting in the Chiricahua wilderness of remote southeastern Arizona, close to Mexico. The incredible formation in the distance, 'Cochise Head', was formed 27 millions years ago by a volcanic eruption 1,000 times more powerful than the 1980 Mount St. Helens eruption. The stone, named rhyolite, is from the accumulated volcanic ash. The forground and stone columns are all rhyolite. Lichen colors the stones green.To reach this view I hiked several miles with bright full moonlight on a cool dry morning. The trail was passable without a light. Just as dawn broke I set up for this shot.50% of profits from ImageKind sales of this print are donated to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
Michael Stephen Wills, Ithaca, New York Member Since February 2008 Artist Statement My photographic style centers on the use of natural light to visualize emotion and evoke memory. The evolution of my style began early in the year 2002, with an imperative to capture personal and fleeting memories.
My son and I traveled to New York City, to view the first Saint Patrick's Day parade after September 11, 2001. My work from that parade was so successful and satisfying (see "New York Fire Department, Saint Patrick's Day 2002") I just never stopped.
In the years since, I have discovered creation techniques similar to an artist painting on canvas. For example: view my Fine Art print "Cochise Dawn". It is from a 64 megapixel image. This means the closer you gaze, the more detail and surprises are revealed.
Please come by and view my latest work that I post regularly in my blog. I love hearing from you. Here is my profile link: http://MichaelStephenWills.com
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