Fortress Door covered in Roots | Photo Art Print
Root-Encrusted Fortress Door - Black and White Fine Art Print
In the heart of Havana, Cuba, I found myself drawn to a sight that seemed to tell a tale as old as time itself. A door, once an entrance to the Fortress of San Carlos de la Cabana, now stands closed off by a cement wall, a silent sentinel bearing witness to the passing of centuries.
A spectacle of nature's resilience and unyielding force unfolds as massive tree roots seize control of the fort wall. This scene, reminiscent of dark fantasy, features these roots, almost as if they were the arms of a leviathan, grasping and twisting around the once formidable doorway. In stark contrast, the door seems minuscule, lost amidst this natural spectacle.
This image is not merely a photograph; it's a testament to the relentless march of nature and its capacity to reclaim and reshape what man has built. The monochrome palette focuses on the details; the tree roots and the wall come alive in a dance of shadow and light, creating a sense of depth and dimension.
As a photographer, my hand gently etches a signature on the reverse of each print, a personal touch that adds to the piece's authenticity. These prints are produced on acid-free 100% cotton paper, a medium that ensures the integrity of the image for years to come. The inks used are archival, guaranteeing a lifetime of sharp contrasts, smooth gradients, and rich colors that never fade.
Delivered globally, these museum-grade prints come with the promise of satisfaction or the option of a full refund within 14 days. In addition, each print includes a certificate of authenticity and a lifetime warranty against fading, underscoring the piece's quality. While the image is yours to cherish, the frame is not included in your purchase.
© Dan Kosmayer, 2009
Museum Quality Fine Art Prints
Enjoy museum-grade signed prints, free global delivery, and a 30-day satisfaction guarantee. Each fine art print showcases my passion for photography and exceptional quality and is hand-signed in pencil on the reverse side, and includes a certificate of authenticity and a lifetime warranty against fading, with the assurance of a full reimbursement within 30 days if needed.
The fine art prints are of the highest museum quality, printed on acid-free 100% cotton paper with a velvety, subtly textured, warm-tone finish. Archival inks ensure photographs with sharp precision, smooth transitions, deep blacks, intricate details, and vibrant hues.
Please note that frames are not included.
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As the creator, I personally print, sign, and package every print at my studio in Haliburton, Ontario. These prints are then shipped worldwide via Canada Post free of charge. Therefore, delivery times can vary based on location, anywhere from a few days to several weeks.
Additionally, when traveling and shooting on location, orders placed during these periods will be dispatched upon my return. This may result in delivery times extending to several weeks. However, rest assured that the wait for these unique pieces is well worth it!