Style1½ inches thick (3.75 cm) Product Details Artist grade canvas, archival inks, wooden stretcher bars, and UVB protective coating
AvailablityUsually ships within five business days. ArtistDon Schwartz Platinum Member CollectionSkies
Description Sunrays pierce through the early morning fog in a valley in western Oregon wine country casting a mystical light. With some post-processing manipulation, the color effect was achieved. From USA Today;Wine country is an integral part of Oregon's agricultural patchwork. Most of the wineries are in the Willamette Valley, a short drive south of Portland.Don't expect Napa Valley, which today is like the Vegas Strip of wine. In Oregon the vineyards are spread out, punctuating other crops such as hazelnuts, berries and Christmas trees. The wineries are generally small operations where you may often find the winemaker or owner pouring in the tasting room.Oregon is home to more than 400 wineries and 15 distinct AVAs (American Viticultural Areas) each defined by the unique qualities they bring to the wine. The AVA relates to the terroir; the geography, geology and climate of a specific area. Seven of the state's AVAs are in Willamette Valley.
Don Schwartz, Portland, Oregon Member Since September 2012 Artist Statement Photography is for me a dance with nature. It is the immersion in a landscape; the sharing of a habitat with nature’s creatures. It is the sense of being lost in the moment, where the passing of time goes unnoticed. It is the serendipity of capturing a moment in time that becomes a timeless moment. The quiet places, the places of simple beauty, draw me in – from the delicate splendor of dew dancing on an iris petal to the magnificent breadth of a gray whale slicing through the water. With my camera, I am a blessed witness in a field of splendor.
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