"Dancing Mist"

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“With 62mm of rain forecast for Milford Sound on this day, I made a special trip for the short-lived waterfalls that adorn these sheer cliffs during heavy rainfall. Guided by my trusted weather app, I arrived in the middle of the day, just as the rain eased, the light had improved and this mist was forming lower in the valley.  As this mist drifted up the valley and across the rockface during the ten or so minutes that it took to capture all 20 frames, I had no idea how it might turn out, until I stitched them together on my computer. in my studio  And to my shock and surprise, this ghostly image resembing a dancing ballerina appeared!"

Very fine detail and huge resolution means this is perfectly suited for very large applications up to 6m wide, such as printing onto glass for bathroom walls, splashbacks etc - P.O.A.

Equipment: 60Mp Phase One DB + Mamiya AFD 645 + 210mm lens

20 frames stitched for extreme detail and clarity

Exposure: 1/125 sec @ f6.3 ISO 400

Location: Milford road, Fiordland

Click photos to view 6m wide installation on low-iron glass located at the Strata Lounge, Auckland International Airport (the close-up photos are of the actual glass itself!)Dancing Mist Strata 800Dancing Mist Strata detail copy

Limited Edition:
50 signed & certified prints (all sizes & media).

Year of Release: 2013

Printer:
HP Z3200 PS 12 colour "Vivera" archival pigment inks, Giclée process (100% cotton rag paper & fine-art canvas).

Print Permanence:
250 years indoors, as tested on HP Z3200 printer by Wilhelm Research Institute, California.

Copyright: Peter Latham 2013

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