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Shark Bay Sand Dunes Photo

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Sand Dunes, Shark Bay, Western Australia - Australia
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Silver Award
Silver Award - WPE 2020 - Aerial
Silver Award
Nominee - Aerial - 13th International Color Awards

Shark Bay is the Australian mecca for Aerial landscape photography. It is an incredibly beautiful region, particularly when viewed from the sky. There are so many colours, shapes and textures to work with, the opportunities are simply endless.

In September 2019, I took a 4 hour flight to Perth then drove north for 8 hours to Shark Bay solo, it was a long travel day! This was a last minute decision as I had plans to catchup with a good friend from New Zealand a couple of days later and head down to Esperance to spend the following week shooting. I only had 2 full days in Shark Bay so had to make the most of it!

While I have done plenty of aerial photography from helicopters with the doors removed, shooting from a light aeroplane was a very new experience for me. The only plane available was a Cessna 172 which is not the best plane for aerial photography. It has a wing strut and wheels that don’t retract so you need to use a telephoto lens and work around the obstacles while hanging out the small window in the buffeting wind.

My second flight was organised for sunset the day after I arrived in Shark Bay. We headed down to Useless Loop, a salt mine that's very popular with Aerial landscape photographers. We spent quite a bit of time shooting the salt mine then as we finished my pilot recommended we spend some time over the nearby sand dunes. It was a great suggestion, when we arrived the last light was falling beautifully across them. I found some dunes that appealed to me and asked the pilot to bank for me. I nailed a couple of compositions but this one was the standout! Can you see the Hare?

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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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