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Loons on the Lake. Color HudsonValley metal print canvas print acrylic print wall art for nature and wildlife lovers

Loons on the Lake. Color HudsonValley metal print canvas print acrylic print wall art for nature and wildlife lovers

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My name is Alec Halstead, and I've lived a life woven with threads of adventure and tranquility, all captured through the lens of my camera. As a veteran, I've seen the world in its rawest form, witnessed its darkest corners, and felt the weight of its chaos on my shoulders. But amidst the turmoil, I've always sought solace in the simplicity of beauty, in the fleeting moments that blink by like fireflies in the night.

There's a particular morning etched into my memory like a perfectly framed photograph. It was at one of my family's lake houses, a place where time seems to stand still and the world fades away into the mist rising from the water. I woke at dawn, drawn by the silent symphony of nature unfolding outside my window. The chill in the air whispered of the approaching sunrise, and the stillness enveloped me like a familiar embrace.

Stepping onto the porch, I was greeted by the ethereal dance of mist swirling over the lake's surface. Each breath felt like a brushstroke on a canvas, painting a scene of serenity that words could never capture. And then, cutting through the silence like a knife, came the haunting cry of a loon.

It was a sound I'd heard countless times before, yet each time it felt like the first, stirring something deep within me. But this time was different. This time, the cry was joined by another, echoing across the water in a haunting duet. My heart quickened, my senses heightened, and without a second thought, I knew I had to capture this moment.

Rushing inside, I grabbed my camera with hands trembling with excitement and anticipation. Down at the dock, I launched my canoe into the still waters, its surface mirroring the sky above like a flawless mirror. Paddling with practiced ease, I let the cries of the loons be my guide, leading me deeper into the heart of the mist-shrouded lake.

And then, as if parting the veil between worlds, the mist lifted, revealing two figures gliding gracefully upon the water's surface. Their haunting calls filled the air, and I felt myself holding my breath, afraid to disturb the fragile balance of this moment.

With steady hands, praying they wouldn't dive, I raised my camera, framing the loons against the backdrop of the serene lake. Click after click, I immortalized their beauty, each shot a testament to the magic of this encounter. And then, setting aside my camera, I simply watched.

Time seemed to stand still as I sat in my canoe, lost in the silent ballet unfolding before me. It was a moment of pure, unadulterated peace—a moment I wished could last forever.

Later, back at home, as I sifted through the images captured on my camera, I found myself transported back to that misty morning on the lake. The sight of those majestic loons, their crimson eyes glistening in the early light, filled me with a sense of wonder and awe.

And as I gazed upon those photographs, I realized that sometimes, the most beautiful moments in life are the ones we stumble upon when we least expect them. They are the moments that remind us of the magic that exists in the world, waiting to be discovered with open hearts and open eyes.

For me, those moments are what make life worth living, what drive me to share the beauty I've found with others. And as long as there are loons crying out in the misty mornings, I'll be there, camera in hand, ready to capture the fleeting beauty of the world around me.

Production and Shipping Time:

Glossy Photo Paper: 5 days for printing, 5 days for shipping.

Ready-to-Hang Canvas: 5 days for printing, 5 days for shipping.


There are 5 ways to print these images.

1) Premium Glossy Photo Paper are high quality, professional paper-prints.

Sharp, Vivid and rich Color sets this apart from a casual photo print.

You'll feel like you're there.

Premium Glossy Photo Paper will last a long time.

This option is available in 8x10 inches, 11x14 inches or 16x20 inches.

They are designed to be placed in a glass frame, which can be purchased separately (starting at a few dollars at your local Target or online).

2) Ready to Hang Canvas are ready to hang right out of the box with zero assembly required. Ultimate convenience.

Gorgeous finished look. It comes out of the shipping box finished and ready to hang with a simple nail in the wall.

Canvas Prints are a well-known, high-end way of displaying photographs.

1.5 inch thick wooden stretcher-bars that give it shape, in the same way an oil painting is traditionally assembled. There are no staples or ugly lines visible on the sides (very important).

Estimated delivery time for printing, assembling, packing and shipping is around 10 days.

3) Ready to Hang Canvas (split into 3 panels)

This is for larger pieces, and the photograph is split into 3 even panels, 3 separate canvas panels which put together make a single large image.

This gives a modern look, and allows spectacularly large sizes on your wall!

4) Aluminum Metal Prints

Create elegant wall decor that shines with high-end, exclusive and unique aluminum metal prints.

Create a polished addition to any home or office. 3/64" thick aluminum panel. Features a glossy coating and rounded edges.

UV resistant ink prevents fading. All metal sizes are ready to hang on your wall, right out of the box.

5) Acrylic Prints

Create eye-catching home decor with modern acrylic prints. Light refracts through the museum-quality acrylic bringing vibrancy and depth to your photos. The .22" thick clear acrylic produces superb image quality from edge to edge and absolutely stunning, brilliant color!

UV resistant ink prevents fading. All metal sizes are ready to hang on your wall, right out of the box

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