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Tailing Ponds, Western Australia - Australia
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Silver Award
3rd Place Winner: Fine Art: Abstract - Aerial Photography Awards 2020
Silver Award
Honorable Mention: Fine Art: Abstract - International Photography Awards 2020
Silver Award
Honorable Mention: Nature: Aerial/Drone - International Photography Awards 2020
Silver Award
Nominee: Aerial - 13th Annual International Color Awards

Western Australia's tailing ponds make incredible photos when captured from the sky. Used by the refineries to store waste after seperating the minerals from the rock, the Iron Ore tailings are particularly colourful.

It was the final day of my late 2019 whirlwind trip to Western Australia with a good friend from New Zealand. We had decided a few days earlier to organise an aerial shoot of the amazing tailing ponds to see what we could find.

We chartered a Cessna 210 and had the door removed on one side of the plane so we could both shoot freely without obstacles. This was the first time I had flown in a plane without a door, wow what an experience!

We took off just as the sun was rising and spent the next couple of hours flying at different altitudes and exploring a variety of tailing ponds at a few refineries. As the plane banked over this one, I could see this amazing pattern of colours in the pond, I captured this shot and just knew I had nailed something special!

We returned to the airport shortly afterwards and just as the plane touched down our engine stalled! The pilot apologised and said that they'd been having problems with the engine lately! He managed to get it restarted and taxied back to where we began. Thankfully it happened when we were back on solid ground!

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Mark Gray's fine art limited edition photographs are individually produced on archival quality Metallic Pearl paper. The quality is exceptional with a very large colour gamut and high gloss metallic appearance. With a 90+ year archival life, it also has a strong resistance to light fading. With correct mounting and framing your print will last for many years without any signs of fading.

After printing, your photograph is hand signed and numbered by Mark Gray. It's then covered, rolled and packed into a hard PVC tube to guarantee safe delivery.

All prints come with 'Framing & Handling' instructions ensuring you get the most from your print/s. Limited edition print's are all uniquely numbered and come with a 'Certificate Of Authenticity', digitally signed by Mark.

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For unframed prints and gallery wall stock (framed prints), Australia wide delivery takes 1-2 weeks and International delivery takes 2-3 weeks. For custom framed prints, Australia wide delivery generally takes 6-8 weeks and International delivery time takes 8-10 weeks. If you have a tight deadline feel free to give us a call and we can discuss your options with you.

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Any prints damaged in transit are repaired or replaced free of charge on return.

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