Solitary

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Solitary is a black and white image of a white rhino, that I photographed drinking in the middle of the night. I was alone in the hideout when this beautiful animal approached the watering hole, and turned one eye to face me. The monotone profile picks out the forms and textures, and accentuates the mottled light that plays on the animal’s skin.

This is an artistic photo that brings out the expressive qualities of this solitary rhino. Bright scars line its body from past displays of dominance, and the eye that faces us is incredibly emotive.

Rhinos are largely solitary creatures and only very rarely form groups, either as a collective to forage for food together or as a female grouped together with her calves. Male rhinos are almost completely solitary, and only associate with other rhinos when they are mating. This solitude is not a lonely one; it’s a way of life for these animals, but in this photo the rhino seems especially vulnerable.

Unlike my other photos of this subject (See “Rugged”), this photo is not one of tension. Despite the ferocity of these animals, in this moment it’s placid and surely feels safe and secure in its surroundings. The rhino is one of the Big Five, and these animals have been the target of trophy hunting and ivory poaching since humans discovered them. Now, thankfully, we are beginning to realize that photographing, filming, or viewing them on wild safaris is a much more valuable and fulfilling experience.

Emotion is the key part of this image. If you enjoy the more personal snapshots of Africa’s animals, photographs that delve more deeply into their lived experience, then Solitary may fit nicely into your collection.

Note: Weight & Dimension is for the shipping package, It is not the actual Weight and Dimension of the print.

Weight 30 lbs
Dimensions 52 × 6 × 36 in

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Chromata White

Chromata White Canvas is among the most archival canvases available today. Chromata White Canvas is a textured 19 mil bright white, consistent poly-cotton blend matte canvas using an acid-free, neutral pH coating and optical brightener free (no OBAs). We use this canvas for absolute best color reproduction, longevity, and for its crack resistance. Chromata White is archival certified for 100+ years.

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* Luster finish | 10 mil thickness | 255 GSM weight*

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With the slight glossy and subtle texture enhances the details and colors of the print. The metallic paper gives the eye-catching metallic effect on the print. Vibrance Metallic paper is a professional quality photographic paper that shows off the finest details, and prints appear crisper. This paper is the finest choice for the highest level of sharpness and brilliant color display.

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* Lightly textured finish | 18 mil thickness | 310 GSM weight*

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Prints are face-mounted onto clear acrylic, finished with a 1/8” black Sintra® adhered to the back.

All HD Acrylic prints are given diamond polish to edges to ensure a diamond shine that adds a beautiful finishing touch.

All HD Acrylic printed photos come with a sustainable natural birch wood wall mount. The frame is 3/4” deep, which makes photos appear to be floating off the wall.

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All metal prints are given a glossy finish, please contact us if you prefer a matte finish. 

The Matte finish will take more production time and wholly based on stock availability.

All HD metal printed photos come with a sustainable natural birch wood wall mount. The frame is 3/4” deep, which makes photos appear to be floating off the wall.

solitary is a black and white image of a white rhino
Solitary
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